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Glossary of alfredo chapter 5

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qualifications
competencies
a school that is privately owned and operated for profit
proprietary school
the largest type of institution of higher learning, composed of several undergraduate colleges and graduate schools for advanced study
university
general equivalency diploma
GED
intended to train students in fields related to engineering and the physical sciences
technical school
home study
correspondence courses
after high school
postsecondary
types of jobs available
employment structure
a face-to-face meeting between a job seeker and a potential employer
job interview
a course of study that satisfies the admissions requirements for a specific professional school as part of the baccalaureate degree
preprofessional programs
fit into
adapt
relationship between an employer and an employee during which the worker learns a trade
apprenticeship
to verify or make firm, such as calling to check on an appointment
confirm
has met certain minimum standards for its program of study, staff, and facilities
accretited
imagined or pretented
hypothetical
unions of craftsmen
guilds
a four-year degree that is sometimes called a bachelor's degree or undergraduate degree
baccalaurate degree
evaluate someone or something, such as a potential employer
evaluate
a policy of granting admission of all applicants without regard to grade point average, test scores, or class rank
open-admissions policy
a certified, experienced, skilled crafts person who has successfully completed an apprenticeship
journey worker
pleasant or agreeable
compatible
a federally administered employment and training program that serves severely disadvantaged young people
job corps
unspoken communication through physical movements, expressions, and gestures
body language
occupational training programs developed jointly by high schools and community colleges
tech-prep
the specific details of a job offer, such as working hours, salary or wages, and fringed benefits
conditions of employment
a wide range of education and training provided by employers for their employees
O.J.T
a thank-you letter sent to an interviewer following a job interview
follow-up letter

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