Marketing Vocabulary Terms Chapter 37 by Gwen Davidson

Career outlook
The number and types of jobs available in any field.
Internship
Paid or non-paid position that provides direct work experience and exposure to aspects of a career.
Planning goals
Steps you take to get from where you are now to where you want to be.
Aptitude
An ability, natural talent, or a potential for learning a certain skill.
Occupational Outlook Handbook OOH
A reference book that gives detailed information on educational requirements, salaries, working conditions, and job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Specific goal
A goal stated in exact terms and with some detail.
Lifestyle goals
Your ambitions for the way you hope to live your life.
O*NET
A database with information on skills, abilities, knowledge, work activities, and interests associated with occupations.
Values
Beliefs that are important to you and help determine how you live your life.
Realistic goal
A goal that you have a reasonable chance of attaining.
Occupational area
A category of jobs that involves similar interests and skills.
Six Lifestyle Elements
Friends, family, career, personal choices, spiritual well-being, and leisure activities.
Self-assessment
When you make a survey of your values, interests, skills, and aptitudes, personality, preferred work environment and relationship preferences.
Informational interview
Learning about a particular career by talking to someone who works in that career.
Financial support
An important element to consider when asking yourself if a career is right for you and your money needs.
Personal plan of action
Writing down your long-range, medium-range and short-range goals.