Business English – Homework 3 – Elementary – Work and Employment Vocabulary

Business English – Homework 3 – Elementary – Work and Employment Vocabulary

 

1. General vocabulary

  • a regular job
  • commuter
  • employee
  • employer
  • He took a job as a waiter.
  • job
  • occupation
  • profession
  • to earn one’s living
  • to run a firm
  • trade
  • What do you do for a living?
  • worker

2. Application

  • application
  • application form
  • apprentice, trainee
  • apprenticeship
  • CV (curriculum vitae)
  • résumé
  • job interview
  • skilled worker
  • to apply for a job
  • training
  • training course
  • vacancy

3. Unemployment

  • period of notice
  • o be unemployed, to be out of work, to be on the dole
  • to fire somebody, to sack somebody
  • to give somebody notice, to dismiss somebody
  • to hand in one’s notice, to resign, to quit
  • unemployment
  • unemployment benefit, dole money

4. Working hours, Pay

  • a full-time job
  • a part-time job
  • continued payment of wages
  • flex-time
  • pay stub
  • salary
  • to get a rise, to get a raise
  • to work in shifts
  • to work overtime
  • wage cut
  • wage demand, claim wage
  • group wages

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