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Glossary of Danica's chapter 5

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general equivalency diploma
GED
the specific details of a job offer such as working hours, salary wages, and fringe benefits
conditions of employment
after high school
postsecondary
imagined or pretend
hypothtical
a federally administered employment and training program that serves severely disadvantage young people( ranging from the ages of 16-21)
job corps
to evaluate someone or something, such as a potential employer
appraise
a face-to-face meeting between a job seeker and a potential employer
job interview
qualifications
competencies
to verify or make firm, such as calling to check on an appointment
confirm
A thank-you letter sent to an interviewer following a job interview
follow-up letter
a course of study that satisfies the admissions requirements for a specific professional school as part of the baccalaureate degree
preprofessional program
unspoken communication through physical movements, expressions, and gestures.
body language
fit into
adapt
unions of craftsperson
guilds
home study
correspondence courses
a certified expierenced skilled craftsperson who has sucessfully completed an apprenicship
journey worker
a policy of granting admission to all applicants without regard to grade point average, test scores, or class rank
open-admission policy
pleasant or agreeable
compatible
A four-year degree that is sometimes called a bachelor's degree or ungergraduate degree
baccalaureate degree
a wide range of education and training provided by employers for their employees
OJT (on the job training)
the largest type of institute of higher learning, composed of several ungergraduate colleges and graduate schools for advanced study
university
occupational training programs developed jointly by high schools and community colleges
tech prep
a school privately owned and operated for profit
proprietary
Relationships between an empoyer and an employee during which the worker learns a trade
apprenticeship
has met certain minimum standards for its program of study, staff, and facilities
accredited
intended to train students in fields related to engineering and the physical sciences
technical
types of jobs available
employment structure

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