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Workplace Glossary

african american male 2The transition from the classroom to the workplace can be a challenging time for new college graduates. This workplace glossary of terms was developed to help new grads and emerging professionals become familiar with job search phrases, common workplace concepts, human resources terms and business buzz words.

Workplace Glossary

Words and phrases are grouped in the following categories

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