Work (and everthing about it)

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Work (and everthing about it)

Post  Admin on Mon May 30, 2011 6:52 pm

Word Bank

• decent work, well-paid/under-paid job, dream job, challenging/rewarding work

• skilled/semi-skilled/unskilled worker, factory hand, farm hand, blue collar worker, white collar worker, manual work, menial work, professional work

• eight-hour working day, part-time job, work full time, work flexitime, work in shifts, have a temporary or permanent job, do overtime, work regular hours, work from home

• job satisfaction, job security, professional development, in-service training, be promoted, team spirit, good working conditions, pleasant atmosphere

• low productivity, no loyalty to the employer, repetitive, monotonous, boring, stressful, tiring, dirty work, heavy workload, go on strike, poor pay, low job satisfaction, no chances of promotion

• be employed/unemployed, lose one’s job, get the sack, be between jobs, be out of work

• job seeker, read job advertisements, go to a job center, apply for a job, send one’s CV with a cover letter, go for a job interview, be qualified for a job, fill a vacancy, be taken on
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Vocabulary Exercise

Post  Admin on Mon May 30, 2011 7:11 pm

Match the words in box A with their definition in box B.

A
1. achievement

2. certificate

3. CV

4. dismissed

5. fired

6. interview

7. (made) redundant

8. personal qualities

9. prospective employer

10. punctual

B
a. good things about you that are valued by employers.

b.
a meeting with a prospective employer.

c. a document which sets out details of your work history, qualifications, skills and abilities.

d. things you have done (in a work situation) which have been very successful.

e. a printed document with details of exams you have passed and/or your qualifications.

f. to be forced to leave your job by your employer. In most situations, employers must give you a warning before doing this to you unless you have behaved very badly.

g. when you are made to leave your job.

i.
someone who you might work for at some point in the future.

j.
when you have left your job because your employer no longer has any work for you.

h. it means arriving on time.
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Vocab Exercise

Post  Admin on Mon May 30, 2011 8:46 pm

Use the words in the box to complete the sentences. Chose the best option. You can not use the words twice.


strength_______reference_______weakness_______sack



requirement
_______qualification_______resign_______skill


1. She is finishing up her ------------------ in marketing

2. Her former teacher gave her a ------------------ when she applied for the job.

3. He has met the basic ------------------- for graduation.

4. The newspaper's editor ---------------- after the scandal.

5. They couldn't ------------------ me - I'd done nothing wrong.

6. The work is difficult and requires a lot of -----------------.

7. His determination shows real ----------------- of character.

8. The incident exposed his --------------- as a leader.
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