Principles of Business: Chapter 9 - Career Planning and Development Flashcards


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- Career Opportunities - Planning Your Career - Applying for Employment - Securing a Job
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Career

A goal for work that is full-filled through an occupation or series of occupations.

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Occupation

A task or series of tasks that is performed to provide a good or service.

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Career Planning

The process of studying careers, and making decisions about a future career.

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Tentative Career Decision

A decision that is subject to change as new information is received.

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O.O.H

Gives in-depth information on hundreds of occupations including job duties, working conditions, education and training requirements, advancement possibilities, employment outlook, and earnings.

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Career World

Magazine that publishes information about a variety of careers.

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Informational Interview

A planned discussion with a worker who is willing to help you find out about the work that a person does, the preparation needed for that career, and the person's feelings about the career.

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Job Shadow

A company employing workers that reflect your career interest

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Mobility

The willingness and ability of a person to move to where jobs are located.

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Locational Unemployment

Jobs are available in one place but go unfilled because those who are qualified to fill those jobs live elsewhere and are not willing to relocate.

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Employment Interview

A two-way conversation in which the interviewer learns about you and you learn about the job and the company.

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Mentor

An experienced employee who serves as counselor to a person with less experience.

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Exit Interview

Informing your boss on why your leaving.

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Values

Things that are important to you

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Talent

A natural, inborn aptitude to do certain things.

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Ability

The quality of being able to perform a mental or physical task.

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Application

Asks for information related to employment.

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Resume

A tool that provides information about you to a potential employer.

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Career Portfolio

Provides tangible evidence of your ability and skills.

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Cover Letter

Expresses your interest in a specific job.