Business Class: Professionalism Vocabulary Unit A (mlcak)

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Business

9th

36 Terms

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assimilate

To blend sounds together in speech.

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elevator speech

A basic introduction about yourself that takes as long as an elevator ride (from 30 seconds to 2 minutes) and includes your name, information about your company, position, and what you do, and details important or interesting to the person you are meeting.

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business casual

A style of dress that usually means attire less formal than a traditional suit and tie, yet dressier than jeans and a t-shirt.

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image

How you combine clothing, grooming, behavior, and speech to represent yourself to others.

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online persona

The publicly searchable information available about you on the Internet.

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Diction

The degree of clarity and proper pronunciation in your speech.

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Personal hygiene

The practice of maintaining cleanliness and health

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international standard business

A style of dress that includes suits, jackets, dresses, long-sleeved shirts, ties, and leather shoes.

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sleep debt

A condition of physical and mental fatigue that occurs when you work too much and fail to get enough rest.

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Time management

A set of tools and techniques you can use to schedule your time and accomplish particular tasks, goals, and projects.

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Dependable

A quality related to reliability, honesty, and trustworthiness that shows someone can be counted on to deliver something or complete a task as promised.

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work ethic

Personal characteristics such as dependability, initiative, effort, responsibility, integrity, and punctuality.

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Ergonomics

The science of designing your workspace to fit you and your body.

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Stress

A body's response to difficult or dangerous situations.

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reliable

Ability to perform a job under routine circumstances and act responsibly when the unexpected occurs.

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entrepreneur

Someone who starts a new business, often risking their own investments of time and money.

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Shadowing

Following and observing a professional in the workplace for a day or two.

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meta-competencies

Skills that transfer from one job to another

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informational interview

A meeting between you and a professional designed to let you learn about a company, general job requirements, or an industry.

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professional association

A group of people who serve a certain profession.

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resume

A written compilation of your education, work experience, credentials, and accomplishments. Most professional positions require applicants to submit a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

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cover letter

A document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience. The letter provides detailed information on why you are qualified for the job you are applying for.

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Employability

positive work behaviors and personal qualities which make individuals more likely to gain employment and succeed in their chosen career

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Professionalism

specific style of behavior in the workplace

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Mannerisms

style of speaking or behaving

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Effective Communication

transferring information from one place to another, whether it is vocally, written, visually or non-verbally

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Ethical Behaviors

values or standards which direct the way individuals interact with others

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Academic Preparation

required for professional advancement; consists of the desire and ability for life-long learning

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Critical Thinking

being able to evaluate arguments and information quickly, solve problems creatively and identify mistakes with efficiency

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Problem Solving

requires gathering reliable information, assessing the information for answers and selecting a suitable solution based on the situation

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Teamwork

working effectively and efficiently with others

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Leadership

ability to motivate people to accomplish a better result for an organization

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Time Management

ability to plan and execute control over the amount of time spent on specific activities to effectively accomplish goals in a timely manner

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Stress Management

ability to cope with job stress which benefits an individuals personal and professional life

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Social Ability

A person's outlook on life that reflects how he or she feels and thinks about other people and situations. Also, the ability to interact easily with people.

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self esteem

having confidence and satisfaction in oneself

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