Labor Day, Sept 4th

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Vocabulary Word List:

18 Labor Day words: advancement, arbitration, educational, entrepreneur, industrious, journeyman, motivate, negotiate, organizer, picket, productivity, promote, qualified, responsible, seniority, specialist, unionize, vocational - See more at:

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Vocabulary Word List for Labor Day, Sept 4th (362)

  • A)

    Ability, Academic, Academies, Accounting, Accuracy, Achievement, Administration, Advancement, Affiliation, Affordable, Alternatives, Ambition, Analysis, Aplomb, Appearance, Application, Apply, Appreciation, Apprenticeship, Appropriate, Ardent, Array, Associate, Association, Astute, Attentive, Attitude, Audition, Awareness

  • B)

    Balance, Barrier, Basics, Behavior, Benefits, Bias, Blue collar, Brawn, Building, Bureaucracy, Business

  • C)

    Capability, Career, Carpenter, Certification, Challenge, Chemistry, Choice, Circulation, Classified, Communication, Community, Comparable, Compensation, Compliance, Confidence, Confusion, Conscientiousness, Constant, Construction, Contacts, Continuum, Contractor, Contribution, Cosmetology, Course, Credibility, Credit, Credit union, Critic, Cultural, Curiosity, Customer

  • D)

    Daily, Deadline, Debate, Degree, Demeanor, Demonstrate, Department, Design, Development, Devote, Dexterity, Diagnosis, Diploma, Diplomacy, Direction, Discipline, Discussion, Disposition, Dispute, Distribution, Dues, Dysfunction

  • E)

    Eagerness, Earnings, Ease, Economics, Economy, Edit, Education, Effective, Effort, Electrician, Element, Eligible, Empathetic, Employee, Employer, Employment, Encouragement, Endurance, Energy, Ensure, Enthusiasm, Entrepreneur, Equipment, Establish, Estimate, Estimator, Ethics, Etiquette, Expenses, Experience, Exposure

  • F)

    Facet, Facilitate, Fair, Finance, Flexibility, Focus, Foundation

  • G)

    Generous, Genuine, Goal, Graduation, Growth, Guideline

  • H)

    Handle, Hands-on, Hardhat, Headhunter, Heavy construction, Heavy equipment, Helpful, High school, Hindsight, Hiring, Hobby, Hospitable, Housing

  • I)

    Ideal, Ideas, Identify, Immediate, Impact, Impression, Impropriety, Improvement, Independence, Industrial arts, Industrious, Industry, Information, Informative, Infringement, Input, Inquiry, Inquisitive, Inspiration, Instinctive, Insurance, Integrity, Intelligence, Intense, Intention, Interests, Interpret, Interview, Inventory, Investment

  • J)

    Job, Job share, Jocular, Journeyman, Joy, Judgment, Judicious, Just

  • K)

    Keen, Kindness, Knowledge

  • L)

    Laud, Learning, Lender, Liability, Liable, Library, Listening, Litigation, Local, Low-level, Loyalty

  • M)

    Management, Manager, Manner, Marketing, Membership, Mentor, Model, Monetary, Monitor, Motivation

  • N)

    Name, Negotiate, Network, Notoriety, Numerous

  • O)

    Objective, Obvious, Offer, On site, On the job training, Operations, Opinion, Opportunity, Optimistic, Options, Organization, Outgoing, Ownership

  • P)

    Part-time, Passionate, Patience, Payroll, Performance, Persistence, Personality, Pleasant, Pleasing, Plumber, Policy, Positive, Possibilities, Potential, Practical, Practice, Praise, Presentation, Privacy, Private, Proactive, Problem, Problem solving, Production, Profession, Promotion, Prospective, Protection, Purchasing, Purpose

  • Q)

    Quality, Quantity, Query, Quest, Question, Quick, Quintessential, Quirk

  • R)

    Rapport, Recommendation, Recruit, Reflection, Relationship, Relevancy, Reliability, Relocation, Research, Resolution, Resources, Respect, Responsibility, Responsive, Resume, Review, Reward, Risk, Role, Routine

  • S)

    Salary, Sales, Salesmanship, Schedule, Scholarly, Schooling, Secretarial, Security, Select, Sensitivity, Serious, Service, Services, Shop, Simultaneous, Skill, Skillful, Socialize, Spontaneity, Staff, Steer, Strategy, Strength, Struggle, Study, Subscribe, Successful, Suitable, Support, Supportive, Survey, Sustain

  • T)

    Tardy, Tech, Technician, Tedious, Time, Time clock, Timely, Timing, Trade, Trades-person, Trail period, Training, Transition, Treatment, Trend

  • U)

    Ultimate, Uncommon, Understanding, Union, Unique, Unison, Unite, Unqualified, Upside

  • V)

    Velocity, Venture, Vest, Veteran, Vision, Vital, Vocational

  • W)

    White collar, Worry, Worthwhile, Worthy

  • X)


  • Y)

    Young, Youth

  • Z)

    Zeal, Zone

Links to vocabulary words lists and puzzles for various Vocational Jobs:
Automotive Repair - 198 Word List
Career, Technology Education, Life Skills - 295 Word List
Cosmetology - 362 Word List
Farming and Agriculture - 353 Word List
Military and Soldiers - 579 Word List

Vocational and Technical Education Lesson Plans and Discussion:

Vocational training provides training in a variety of areas. Are the following fields among some of your choices? What work interests you and why?

CAREER CHOICE word list:
Accounting, administration, aerospace, agriculture, architecture, automotive, biochemistry, biotech, business, carpentry, computers, construction, cosmetology, counselor, criminal justice, dental professional, designer, drafting, education, engineering, entrepreneur, fashion, food manufacturing, high tech, home economics, human resources, import/export, health science, home furnishings, marketing, medicine, sales, secretarial work, software, taxation, textiles, transportation, toy design, wholesale industry

Types of schools:
What is the difference between the following: an alternative high school, comprehensive high school, technical high school and a vocational high school?

A proprietary school teaches automotive maintenance, data processing, television repair and what other skills?

General white-collar jobs include: clerical, technical and professional, managers and sales
General blue-collar jobs include: craft-workers, farmers, non-farming, operative, service. (Please send ideas to Thank you!

Characteristics of a "good" hire:
1. Someone who is dedicated and reliable 2. A person who arrives on time 3. A worker who is very careful/precise 4. Men and women who are honest/have integrity 5. A person who takes pride in his/her job 6. Someone who is confident and organized 7. A person who is organized 8. A worker who is willing to put in long hours to complete a job correctly 9. Someone who is willing to remain loyal to the company 10. A person with experience 11. Mature, responsible men and women
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