Term Definition
Interests things a person likes to do
skills developed abilities a person does well
employer a person or business that hires one or more people, usually for a salary
employee a person who works for an employer
soft skills skills that represent the way employees act on the job, such as being punctual, treating customers with kindness, working as a team, and dressing appropriately
teamwork the cooperative efforts by members of a group to achieve the same overall goal
negotiation the process of two or more people, who may disagree at first, working together to solve a problem
conflict resolution the process of resolving a dispute or a disagreement
innovative solutions creative ideas used to solve problems
entrepreneur a business innovator; one who recognizes opportunities and organizes resources to take advantage of them
job application a form that is completed by people applying for a job
resume a summary of a person's work and school experiences to help employers hire the best person for a job
ethics the standards that help determine what is good, right, and proper
job interview a discussion (usually face-to-face) to determine whether an applicant is suitable for a job
pay stub the part of a paycheck that is retained by the employee as a record of pay and payroll deductions
gross pay the amount an employee has earned before any taxes or other deductions are subtracted
payroll tax a tax on an employee's pay
net pay gross pay minus any taxes and other payroll deductions