Type
Word Search
Description

EMPLOYMENT
ADDRESS
NAME
ABBREVIATIONS
WORK HISTORY
LAST EMPLOYER
RELOCATED
FLMA
MILITARY
CAREER ADVANCEMENT
LAID OFF
CERTIFICATIONS
COMPUTER
DATE
EMAIL ADDRESS
CONTRACTUAL
SEASONAL
PART TIME
FULL TIME
CRIMINIAL BACKGROUND
POSITION
GRAMMER
EDUCATION
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
DATE AVAILABLE TO WORK
SALARY
REFERENCES

Unit 6: Employment Skills Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person applying for a job Applicant
Amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes, insurance, Social Security, and other benefits. Deduction
Treating someone unfairly because of his or her race or religion Discrimination
The person who hires someone to do a job Employer
A formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening Interview
A resource that involves communicating information with others Networking
Being on time for work Punctuality
A person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer Reference
A short, written description of an applicant's personal data, education, and experience related to a job Resume
Fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked Salary

Career Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person who works for a more experienced person in order to learn a trade apprentice
vacation time, insurance, sick time received with employment benefit
an occupation requiring special training career
a person who works for another person employee
a person who creates and manages a business entrepreneur
a beginning level job that requires little training entrylevel
reward offered as motivation incentive
the amount of money received in exchange for work income
a person who controls a portion of a business and employees manager
a yearly amount of money earned in a job position salary
an hourly amount of money earn in a job position wage
an increase in job status promotion
a form completed by a person who wants to apply for a job application
a document that contains information about an employee resume
a face to face conversation between an employer and an applicant interview
people an employer can contact for information about a person references
people at the same job level that one works with coworkers
talking with other people about possible job opportunities networking

Resume Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
COLLEGE APPLICATION
INTERNSHIP
JOB APPLICATION
SUPERVISOR
EMAIL ADDRESS
RESPONSIBILITIES
COMPUTER SKILLS
OBJECTIVE
END DATE
START DATE
JOB TITLE
AWARDS
HOBBIES
CAREER
PERSONAL INFORMATION
WORK EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
REFERENCES
RESUME

Chapter 5 Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a two-year degree associate's degree
to join a branch of the military enlist
classes that you can complete on the Internet distance learning
ruling that a school has met certain minimum standards accredited
the art of styling hair, applying makeup, and grooming nails cosmetology
a four-year degree bachelor's degree
type of training which a person learns a trade while working for an emplouer apprenticeship
advanced degree from a college or university graduate degree
schools that offer career and technical education CTE schools
a period of time when demand for work is low or even stops economic recession
first few weeks of military training basic training
information, facts, words, numbers data
training that typically requires completing several months to two years of classes certificate programs
willingness to change or adapt flexibility
degree earned after earning a four-year bachelor's degree master's degree
having a legal contract between an employer and an employee that says employee will work for seven years to learn a trade indentured
payment for work performed salary
category of work in which a person works with objects things
series of classes that require attending several months to two years of school diploma programs
short-term goal stepping-stone goal
arrangement in which employees set their schedules to fit their lives flextime
after high school post-secondary
someone who believes that education and training will never finish lifelong learner
having credits earned at one school applied to a degree at another school transfer
a plan you make early in your high school career so that you can reach your goals for the future personal road map

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction. apprenticeship
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions. ASSET
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. ASVAB
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program. Bachelors degree
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills. Certificate
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority. CFNC
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline. College/University
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Community college
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel. Cooperative education
A pathway, which a student selects in high school. Course of study
End-of- course assessment. EOC
A purpose/objective. Goals
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid) Internship
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career. Job shadowing
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree. Masters degree
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program. Journey Worker
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services. Military
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice. Parttime jobs
Education after high school. Postsecondary
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training. Proprietary school
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work. PSAT
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site. On the job training
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work. SAT
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area. Student organizations
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Study habits
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Test-taking skills
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career. Transcript
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies. VOCATS
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization. Volunteer

Employment Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

WORK
UNIFORM
ON TIME
BRUSH TEETH
NAME TAG
SOCKS
SOAP
SKIRT
SKILLS
SHOWER
SHOES
SHIRT
SHAVE
RESUME
REFERENCES
PAYCHECK
PANTS
OWNERSHIP
TELEPHONE NUMBER
MAKEUP
LETTER
JOB
IRONED
INTERVIEW
INTEGRITY
HONEST
HEALTHY
HANDWASHING
CLEAN HAIR
EMAIL
DRESS
DEODORANT
COVER
CLOCK
CLEAN
BRUSH
ATTITUDE
ATTENDANCE
APPLICATION
APPEARANCE
ADDRESS

Employability Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person applying for a job Applicant
a person who works with you Coworker
being on time for work Punctuality
rules of behavior in the workplace Work ethic
to eliminate unwanted applicants Screenout
any information about possible job openings joblead
extras provided by employers (other than wages) Fringebenefits
the person who hires someone to do a job Employer
a person who will give a favorable report of a job applicant to the employer REference
a short, written description of an applicant's personal data, education, and experience related to a job Résumé
fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked salary
an action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process Procedure
a resource that involves communicating information with others networking
the amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out Netpay
a formal meeting between an employer and job applicant about a job opening Interview
the total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out Gross pay
treating someone unfairly because of his or her race, religion, or sex Discrimination
amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes, insurance, Social Security, and other benefits Deduction
the tool employers use to find out basic information about job applicants Application form

Employment vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person applying for a job Applicant
the tool employers use to find out basic information about job applicants Applicant form
a person who works with you Co-worker
amount of money taken from an employee's gross pay for taxes, insurance, Social Security, and other benefits Deduction
treating someone unfairly because of his or her race, religion, or sex Discrimination
Someone who hires people for a job Employer
Extras provided by the job Fringe Benefits
the total amount of an employee's earnings before deductions are taken out Gross pay
notices that employers put in the classified section of the newspaper describing their job openings Help wanted ads
Any info about job openings Job lead
the amount of a paycheck after the deductions are taken out Net pay
a resource that involves communicating information with others Net working
an action or series of actions determined by an employer for a specific process procedure
Being on time for work punctuality
a person who gives a report about a job Refrence
A short written description of someones education, data, and experience Resume
fixed amount of money earned, regardless of hours worked Salary
to reject any unwanted applicants Screen out
Behavior or how hard you work Work ethic

career prep crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

emotional, mental and physical exhaustion caused by overloading burnout
time for hobbies, ease and relaxation leisure
act of treating people differently based solely on physical characteristics such as age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, etc. discrimination
term used to describe a barrier preventing minorities and women from rising to position of power or responsibility glass ceiling
mental and emotional well-being of a person or group morale
oversimplified or biased mental picture which characterizes a person or group of people stereotype
state of wealth, resources and employment in a country or region econonomy
period of reduced economic activity recession
relates to labor and working with your hands blue collar
relates to working in an office setting white collar
group of similar occupations and industries career cluster
ongoing, voluntary pursuit of knowledge lifelong learning
document listing a persons education, work experience, and accomplishments used by employers to determine job eligibility resume
trusted guide or counselor who provides information, advice and support mentor
financial aid awarded to a student, as for the purpose of attending an institution of higher learning, often offered for academic achievement scholoarship
financial aid given to a student of an institution of higher learning by the federal government, state government, college, or organization grant
financial aid provided on the terms it will be repaid loan
program providing financial aid to a student of an institution of higher learning in exchange for employment services workstudy
level to which someone is likely to gain employment and be successful in a career employability
skills needed to be effective in any job market and workplace employability skills
ability or instinct to act or take charge independently initiative
way or condition in which a person lives lifestyle
measure of position based on social and economic factors including education, income, occupation and wealth socioeconomic status
balance between work and personal responsibilities worklife balance
collection of past work used to document skills and achievements portfolio
institution of higher learning which offers teaching and research facilities university
institution of higher learning which offers associate degrees community college
institution of higher learning which offers training for specific careers technical school
requires 60 hours of coursework, usually taking two years to complete associatedegree
requires 120 hours of coursework, usually taking 4 years to complete bachelors degree
subject of specialization chosen by a student of an institution of higher learning major
advanced degree earned after completing a bachelors degree masters degree
highest level of degree available doctoral degree
activities falling outside of the normal, required curriculum of school extracurricular activites

Resume Puzzle Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Accomplishments
Activities
Appropriate
Career
Chronological
Cover Letter
Documents
Education
Employer
Experience
Format
Functional
Guidelines
Heading
Honest
Interview
Job Application
Negotiating
Objective
Position
Professional
Qualifications
Questionnaire
References
Resume
Seeking
Volunteer