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Choosing a Career

TermDefinition
Job Analysis An evaluation of the positive and negative attributes of a given type of work
Salary The amount of monthly of annual pay that you will earn for your labor.
Benefits Forms of employee compensation in addition to pay.
Opportunity for Promotion The ability to advance to positions of greater responsibility and higher pay.
Employee Expenses Any costs of working paid by the employee that are not reimbursed by the employer.
Work Characteristics The daily activities of the job and the environment in which they must be performed.
Entrepreneur Someone who organizes, manages, and assumes the ownership risks of a new business.
Placement Centers A services offered at schools to help students and former students with careers and employment.
Networks Informal groups of people with common interests who interact for mutual assistance.
Aptitude A natural, physical or mental ability that allows you to do certain tasks well.
Abilities possession of the means or skill to do something.
Life Long Learner Actively seeking new knowledge, skills and experiences that will add to your professional and personal growth throughout your life.
Upgrading Advancing to a higher level of skill to increase your usefulness to an employer.
Retraining Learning new and different skills so that an employee can retain the same level of employability .
Advanced Degree Specialized, intensive programs (taken after obtaining the first college degree) that prepare students for higher-level work responsibilities with more challenges and higher pay.
Self Assessment Inventory Lists your strong and weak points along with plans for improvement as you prepare for a career.
Created by: stevenmziray832