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Jaundice This is a yellowing of the skin or the part of the eyes that should be white. See a doctor to check this out. It could signal a liver problem.
Job analysis This analysis takes place to detail what skills are needed for a job. The person doing it interviews the worker and supervisor. He or she can also observe how the job is done. It is needed to help people return to work after a long illness or injury. It spells out:
  • What tasks need to be done, how many times
  • How much lifting, how much it weighs
  • How physically demanding it is, how mentally demanding it is
Job-seeking skills training This is a way to help people get back into the job market. Counselors show them how to look for jobs and interview better. Counselors use video to tape people practicing their skills. Trainees can then see what they can improve on.

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