Glossary

All A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Acronyms

  • Obtaining Information
    Obtains appropriate information, signatures and approvals promptly. Verifies that all information is present and accurate before forwarding materials.
  • Occupation

    ​This is the category for specific types of jobs. This is more specific than the job family.

  • Occupational Information
    Information including a description of a certain job, a variety of possible job titles, an estimate of the number of people employed in that occupation, common job tasks, and estimates of the wages paid to those doing the job.
  • Office Software Applications

    ​Office software applications include programs aimed at simplifying office tasks (and in some cases home tasks) to make organizing and processing information easier through the creation of documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, as well as managing e-mail. Microsoft Office software is commonly used to complete these tasks, and includes:

    • Outlook (manage e-mail),
    • Excel (spreadsheets),
    • Access, PowerPoint (presentations),
    • Word (word processing),
    • OneNote,
    • SharePoint,
    • Publisher,
    • Visio
    • Much more!
  • OJT

    On-the-Job Training provides reimbursements to employers to help compensate for the costs associated with skills upgrade training for newly hired employees and the lost production of current employees providing the training (including management staff). OJT training can assist employers who are looking to expand their businesses and who need additional staff trained with specialized skills. OJT employers may receive up to 50% reimbursement of the wage rate (in certain circumstances up to 75%) of OJT trainees to help defray personnel training costs. Under some programs, such as those funded by H-1B fees, OJT reimbursement may be as high as 90%, depending on employer size.

  • Online
    Connected to, served by, or available through a system, especially a computer or telecommunications system (as the Internet). http://www.merriam-webster.com/
  • On-the-Job Training

    On-the-Job Training provides reimbursements to employers to help compensate for the costs associated with skills upgrade training for newly hired employees and the lost production of current employees providing the training (including management staff). OJT training can assist employers who are looking to expand their businesses and who need additional staff trained with specialized skills. OJT employers may receive up to 50% reimbursement of the wage rate (in certain circumstances up to 75%) of OJT trainees to help defray personnel training costs. Under some programs, such as those funded by H-1B fees, OJT reimbursement may be as high as 90%, depending on employer size.

  • Organization and Development
    Defines the purpose. Determines the audience. Plans the format/layout. Writes a first draft such as letters, directions, manuals, reports, graphs, and flow charts. Communicates thoughts, ideas, information, messages and other written information, which may contain technical material, in a logical, organized, and coherent manner. Ideas are well developed with supporting information and examples. Edits and revises to ensure document is complete, clear, concise, correct and considerate of the reader.
  • Orientation
    The act or process of introducing a new situation or environment.