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Personnel
people who work for a firm or company (employees) "this is not personal"
Incentive/Bonus
Additional money or other reward offered as motivation or a reward. " a example of this could be a monitory bonus or money after completing a big project"
Net Wages/Pay
The amount of pay or wages you take home after all your deductions are taken out of your paycheck. "another word for this is net pay"
Tax/Taxes
An amount of money that is paid to the government, which is based on your income
Every person in the United States is required to pay state, federal, and social security tax. "the other tax you are required to pay is medicare"
Reference
A person who knows you and is willing to describe and usually praise you to support you when you are trying to get a job; a statement as to a person's character or ability. "may not be a friend or family member", "a reference on your resume can be the same as your job application and letters of recommendation
Apprentice
A person who works for a more experienced person--in order to learn a trade. "another word for this is OJT" on the job training
Notice
Advance warning of intention to leave one's job--to give or hand in one's resignation. Usually a 2 week notice is standard.
"will use the same format as your cover letter
Entry-level job
A job requiring little skill or knowledge, sometimes with the potential for advancement as skills & knowledge are acquired.
"a job you probably don't want because others can replace you easily"
Personnel Officer
Manager who is responsible for recruitment, training, and welfare of personnel. Another word: human relations officer
"when you address cover letter you will not write to a personnel officer, you will need a name"
Deductions
An amount of money taken from your paycheck every payday (usually for things such as federal and state income taxes, employment taxes, social security taxes, workers compensation coverage, and health insurance payments)
"there are optional deductions which include car payments, savings,college"
Full-time
FT--working 40 hours/week.
you do not get payed overtime until you exceed 40 hours
Job Security
Knowing that your job is permanent as long as you want it to be.
"for some this is a strong work value
Cover Letter
A letter that is sent with something to explain the reason for it or to give more information about it.
"this has the word enclosure at the bottom"
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
A department of the U.S. government that collects taxes You must file your taxes with the IRS by April 15.
Gross Wages/Pay
The total amount of your pay or wages before any deductions are taken out of your paycheck
Resume
A short written description of your education, qualifications, and previous employment, which you send to an employer when you are trying to get a job

"other sections on your resume include career adjective volunteer experience references"
Network/Networking
Using friends, family, and people in organizations that you know to help you find a job
Fringe Benefits/Benefits
advantages offered in addition to salary. Things that employers may offer you in addition to your wages, for example: health insurance, annual or sick leave, holidays, paid vacation, parking space or monthly reimbursement for parking space area, mileage for travel, tuition reimbursement.
Skill
The ability to do an activity or job well, especially because you have practiced it
"a skill is not the same as a aptitude"
Attitude
feeling or opinion about something or someone; a mental position with regard to a state (a "negative" or "positive" attitude)