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Unit 6

Business Essentials Unit 6

Accountability The state of being accountable, liable, or answerable
Ambition Desire for work or activity; energy
Appearance Outward impressions, indications, or circumstances
Attitude Manner, disposition, feeling, position, etc., with regards to a person or thing; tendency or orientation, especially of the mind.
Gratitude The quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful
Professionalism Professional character, spirit, or methods. Human relationships are very important to your daily life. As an employee, each day is significantly influenced by your relationships with others on your work team.
Interdependence A term that refers to two (or more) things needing or relying on one another. You are dependent upon other people, just as they are dependent upon you. Interdependence is especially important at work. Your behavior at work affects everyone else on your wo
Responsibilities The state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable for something within one's power, control, or management
Benefits A payment or gift, as one made to help someone or given by an employer, an insurance company, or a public agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job application or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.
Harassment An act or instance of harassing; torment, vexation, or intimidation
Bullying To act the bully toward: habitually intimidate, abuse, or harass
Discriminatory Characterized by or showing prejudicial treatment, especially as an indication of bias related to age, color, national origin, religion, sex, etc.
Labor Unions An organization of wage earners or salaried employees for mutual aid and protection and for dealing collectivity with employers; trade union
Collective Bargaining The process by which wages, hours, rules, and working conditions are negotiated and agreed upon by a union with an employer for all the employees collectively whom it represents.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Responsible for establishing and enforcing safety and health standards in the workplace.
Hazard Something causing unavoidable danger, peril, risk, or difficulty
Human relations Relations with or between people, particularly the treatment of people in a professional context.
Employee A person employed for wages or salary, especially at nonexecutive level.
Employer A person or organization that employs people.
Co-worker A person with whom one works, typically someone in a similar role or at a similar level within an organization
Basic skills The skills and the understanding necessary to be an active participant in working life and in society.
Communication skills Abilities you use when giving and receiving different kinds of information. These skills involve listening speaking, observing and empathizing.
Dependable Trustworthy and reliable
Responsible Able to be trusted to do what is right or to do the things that are expected or required.
Trustworthy Able to be relied on as honest or truthful
Analytical skills The ability to collect and analyze information, problem-solve, and make decisions
Leadership skills The strengths and abilities individuals demonstrate that help them oversee processes. guide initiatives and steer their employees toward the achievement of goals.
Transferable skills Known as "portable skills," are qualities that can be transferred from one job to another.
Attitude Way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person's behavior
Competent Having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully
Loyal Giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution.
People skills The ability to get along well with others and interpersonal skills such as communications and leadership.
Technical skills The ability to work with or talk t other people in an effective and friendly way.
Self-Assessment Evaluation of oneself or one's actions and attitudes, in particular, of one's performance at a job or learning task considered in relation to an objective standard.
Aptitude A natural ability to do something
Transferable skills The skills that you use in every job, no matter the title or the field
Values Principles of beliefs that guide and regulate actions and behavior
Human Resources (HR) Department The company department charged with finding, screening, recruiting, and training job applicants, as well as administrating benefits.
Applicants A person who makes a formal application for something, especially a job
Job application A form that employers ask job applicants to fill out to learn about their work history.
Letter of Application (Cover Letter) Document you send with your resume, that provides additional information about skills and experiences related to the job you are applying to.
Resume' A formal document that provides an overview of your professional qualifications, including your relevant work experience, skills, education, and notable accomplishments.
interview A formal meeting at which someone is asked questions in order to find out if they are suitable for a post of employment.
Career An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress (long term).
Long term involving or in effect for a number of years
Occupation A person's regular work or profession, job or principle activity (board concept)
Job A paid position of regular employment. (temporary)
Career ladder A sequence or related jobs - from entry-level to advanced - available at different education/training levels
Entry-level Type of job that typically requires minimal education, training and experience.
Job promotion When an employee advances to a position that is classified at a higher salary grade, or in certain circumstances, an acknowledgement of significant greater responsibilities within the same grade.
Seniority The amount of time an employee has worked for a company
Advancement opportunity A chance to move forward into a new role in a company. Other definitions include the potential for professional development, like employer-funded certifications or continuing education classes.
Transfer Transfer refers to lateral movement of employees within the same grade, from one job to another
Skills The ability to perform a task that is developed through knowledge, training, and practice
Transferable skills The skills that you use in every job, no matter the title or the field
Service learning Combining classroom instruction with meaningful community service
Volunteer Individual who donates time to complete a project
Stepping-stone goal Short, medium, and long-term goals that can help you reach your ultimate career goal in realistic stages, allow adjustments to be made to the career plan.
Attainable goal A reachable goal
Realistic Objects, actions, or social conditions as they actually are, attainable
Personal goal Goals that one wants to achieve
Values The principles by which you live, the ideas, morals, and characteristics that are the most important to you
Short term goals Objectives that take less than a year to achieve
Ultimate goal The goal one will seek to fulfill above all other goals
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