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1.The short form of a word used in writing, for example, Dec. for December
abbreviation
2.Things you can do well; natural or acquired skills or talents
abilities
3.Being away from work often
absenteeism
4.Being promoted to a better paying job
advancement
5.Closely associated with another
affiliation
6.A program that many companies have now adopted that looks for qualified people who have been discriminated against in the past in order to hire, train, and promote
affirmative action
7.A strong desire to succeed, to do well, or to get ahead in life
ambition
8.The number of jobs that are available each year
annual openings
9.A person who applies or asks for something like a
license or a job
applicant
10.A form filled out when seeking a job or asking for
something
application
11.A set time to do something or meet someone
appointment
12.An on-the-job training system—learning a skilled trade from an experienced worker and/or through classroom instruction
apprenticeship
13.A way of putting things together so that there is a
line of workers, each with a specific job to complete
an end-product
assembly work
14.A useful or valuable thing or quality
asset
15.Given information about a job--where working and with whom
assigned
16.The way one acts, feels, or thinks about something
attitude
17.Reducing the number of employees by not replacing
those who leave, retire, or die
attrition
18.Education, training, and experience
background
19.In the case of a union and an employer, to be willing to talk and come up with an agreement
bargain in good faith
20.Those items contributed by one’s employer (i.e., health insurance, sick days, vacation, etc.)
benefits
21.A legal paper or document listing the date, place, and parents’ names issued at the time of a person’s birth
birth certificate
22.The town or city, state, and country where one was born
birthplace
23.Manual workers, usually those employed in production,
maintenance, and related occupations, paid by the hour or according to the amount they produce
blue-collar workers
24.Insured or guaranteed
bonded
25.Money given to an employee in addition to salary
bonus
26.A part of a business, such as a bank, that is located in a place separate from the main headquarters
branch
27.Brief interruption in the workday, usually 5 to 15 minutes long, during which workers rest, smoke, or take refreshments without loss of pay
break-time
28.A person’s work or job, such as police officer, nurse, etc.
career
29.Help in finding out the kind of work you would like to do and one in which you would be good
career counseling
30.Jobs with the federal government, except the jobs of judges, civil service
law-makers, and military personnel
civil service jobs