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disabled
handicapped, made unable in some way (for example, unable to walk, unable to see . . .)

Vietnam era
time between 8/5/64 and 5/7/75
relocate
move to another city or area
misdemeanor
an act of breaking the criminal law less serious than a felony
zip code
a five or nine-digit number that identifies a U.S. mail delivery zone
voluntary
given by your own chice; not forced
reserve
members of the armed forces who are not in active service but who can be called up to serve if needed
worker's compensation
the money that an employer must pay to a worker who is injured or who gets a disease as a result of the working conditions on the job
qualified
having the skill or other requirements needed to perform a job
resume
a written summary of a person's education and experience
referred
sent; directed your attention to
national origin
the country where a person was born
relationship
your family connection to another person (for example: your sister, uncle, aunt)
swing shift
the hours between the day and night shifts. Usually swing shift is from 4 p.m. to midnight.
references
people who can give information about another person's ability or character
employment
what a person does; job; work
proof of age
legal papers that show how old you are, such as a birth certificate
falsification
giving untrue or false information
relative
a person who belongs to the same family, such as a father, aunt, brother, etc
handicapped
having a physical or mental disability (for example: deaf, blind, crippled, etc.)
legibly
can be easily read; plain or clear
reverse side
on the back side of the application
affirm
to declare to be true
spouse
husband or wife
accommodations
anything that supplies a need or want
current
at the present time (the employer you have now)
employer
a person or business that hires one or more persons
employ(ed)
to give work and pay to someone. If you are hired, you must follow the company safety rules.
birth certificate
an official record giving the facts about a person's birth
scholastic
having to do with school
mailing address
address to which your mail should be sent
Equal Opportunity Employer
an employer who gives all persons applying for a job an equal chance to be hired regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, or national origin
available
ready to start on the job
sal.
salary
transfer
move to another city or state to work
self-employed
working for oneself; earning a living from one's own business
citations
the honorable mention of a soldier for acts of merit in war
apprentice
a person learning a trade in exchange for work; a beginner or learner
authorize
to give power or authority to
federal
having to do with the United States government in Washington, D.C.
character reference
a person who can give information about you and who is not former employer or a relative
retire
to give up working at a job
temporary
meant to last a short time only (for example, a summer job)
employee
a person who works for a company or another peerson for wages
co.
company
height
how tall a person is
interview
a face-to-face meeting for a formal talk about a person's getting a job
firm name
the name of a company or business
address
place at which a person receives mail
emergency
a sudden need for quick action
sex
male(M) female(F)
personnel
the persons employed in a business or company
optional
left to choice, voluntary, not mandatory
military
the armed forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard)
confidential
secret, not to be made public
felony
a crime more serious than a misdemeanor, such as murder, burglary, or robbery
citizen
(of the United States): a member of the United States either by birth or by naturalization (passing a citizenship test)
hazard
danger
limitations
things which you cannot do
education
schooling, training
mandatory
required, necessary
permanent address
a regular, long-term address (for example: not a summer address, not a school address)
soc. sec. no.
Social Security Number
A personal identification number that is issued by the government to keep a record of how much a person earns
excluding
leaving out
hire
to give a person a paid job; to employ
present address
the address at which you now live, even if it is a temporary address such as a school or summer address
valid
legal, proper
dept.
department
bar
prevent, stand in the way of
health
general conditin of body and mind; absence of illness
dismissal
to be fired or laid off from a job
hobby
a favorite pastime not related to work
affirmative action
a plan that promotes the hiring of minority groups
contact
to get in touch with
department
one part or division of the company
part-time job
a job requiring fewer than 40 hours of work a week
interviewer
the person who talks with the job applicant to see if he or she is suited for a job
supervisor
boss; a person who supervises the work of others
documents
printed or written information that can be used as proof of some fact
grade point average (g.p.a.)
your grades in school averaged together
ht.
height
sequence
in correct time order; from first to last
omit
to leave out
retirement
being retired
chronic
lasting a long time, continuous, constant
dpt.
department
terminated
fired
previous
former, past
educ.
you are being asked to tell if you graduated from high school
residence
place where a person lives
dr. lic.
driver's license
prohibit
forbid by law
dishonorable discharge
a military discharge given for serious misconduct such as theft or desertion
prior notice
earlier notice; being told ahead of time
unemployment
being out of work
salary
pay, wage
character
a person's qualities; a person's reputation
extracurricular activities
school-related activities other than regular classwork, such as football, band, or choir
occupation
the work a person does to earn a living
alien
a person who lives in the United States but is not a United States citizen; a foreigner
exp./exper.
experience; knowledge or skill gained by doing or watching something
status
position, rank, or standing
signature
a person's name, written by himself or herself in cursive
experience
knowledge or skill gained by watching or doing something
birth date
the month, day, and year on which a person was born
foregoing
previous, preceding
certify
to declare that something is true
position
job, kind of work
maiden name
a woman's last name before her marriage
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
a law which states that an employer cannot refuse to hire you just because you are over 40 (but under 65).
m
male (man or boy)
notification
a printed or spoken notice
mo.
month
hospitalized
put in the hospital for treatment
accurate
correct; having no mistakes or errors
full-time
a job that lasts the usual number of working hours (about 8 hours a day or 40 hours a week)
w.p.m.
words per minute
physical examination
an examinatiion by a doctor to determine a person's state of health
application
a written request for a job
reserve status
active or inactive reserve
dependents
any person who rely on you for all or part of their financial support
former
past
yr.
year
minor
anyone not yet an adult under the law
location
the place where something can be found
eligible
fit to be chosen for something, qualified for a position
transporation
a means of getting to work (car,bus,subway,etc.)
probationary period
a trial period when a person is first hired. During this time the company "tries out" a new employee to make sure they want to hire the person permanently. If the company is not satisfied with a person during the probationary period, that employee may be fired.
avg.
average
discharged
fired, told to leave a job
apply
to ask for or request a job
physical defect
a problem such as hearing loss, blindness, inability to walk, heart condition, etc.
insurance
the insuring of a person's life, health, or property
graduate
to finish a course of study in a school or college and receive a diploma
inquire
ask
fluently
easily and well
B.D.
birth date
business
job, occupation, work
apt. no.
A person who lives in an apartment would fill in the apartment number in the space marked apt. no. Other persons would leave that space blank
marital status
having to so with marriage
veteran
a person who has served in the armed forces
applicant
person applying for a job
Social Security Number
a personal identification number that is issued by the government to keep a record of how much a person earns
area code
a three-digit number used to telephone from one area of the United States or Canada to another
discharge
release, end of time served
misrepresentation
information given in a way that gives the wrong idea or misleads
tel. no.
telephone number
illness
sickness, disease, poor health
f
female (woman or girl)
injury
harm or damage to a person
verify
to prove something to be true
duties
jobs; tasks you did at work
temporary address
an address being used for a short time; for example, a school or summer address
discrimination
treating a person differently because of race, sex, age, national orgin, handicap, or some basis other than ability.
convicted
found guilty by a judge or a jury
D.O.B.
date of birth