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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #122256: Vocabulary: ready to go job hunting
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    Vocabulary: ready to go job hunting


     

     

     

    When you finish High School, an Academy, or University, with your diploma, (or not) you will have to face a long and difficult experience, especially in our present economic context: looking for, and finding a job.

    This lesson isn't a recipe to find this long-expected position, but will rather make sure you have the necessary vocabulary to look for it more efficiently.  

     

    You want to be a member of "the working population"...

     An occupation  A trade 
     A job Job security 
     Full employment    A career 
     A vacancy   A job offer 
     A vacant position A job advertisement/ a job ad                                  
     An employment agency                                                   A headhunter

    * a profession: an occupation requiring a great deal of education or specialized training (lawyers, doctors in medicine and nurses, architects and teachers.)

     

        

     

     To have a job

     To be in work

     To look for a job

     To be job-hunting

     To apply for a job (to sb)     A job application 
     To recruit sb  To employ sb as 
     To take sb on  To hire sb as 
     To appoint sb to a post                                             To appoint sb manager                                                   
     To fill a post  To make a career 

     

               

     

     A work contract   To sign a contract with          
     A term contract  A probation/ a trial period 

     To promote sb to/ To upgrade sb to                                                        

     To demote sb/ To downgrade sb                                             

     To transfer sb to A promotion 

     To take sb on probation= to take sb on for a trial period= to take sb on a trial basis

     

    Here are most of the situations which you'll face when looking for a job. I hope you'll quickly find your "Dream Job"...  THE FORCE is with you! 

     



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    1. « Our present society can no longer guarantee , but won’t be able to give satisfactory unemployment benefits to everyone.»

    2. «Yes, Sir, we’ll write to you as soon as there is a you can occupy in our company. It should be within six months, not more...»

    3. « I think one of the in today’s paper really corresponds to my abilities. I’ll before it’s taken by someone else.»

    4. These huge companies have their own going on the Campuses they have chosen in order to recruit their future employees.

    5. «This present job is so demanding and so unlike what I expected. I should go and leave before losing my mind.»

    6. «Considering where I’m standing now, even a , would be a relief.I need a job real fast.»

    7. «That other position is offering total but is much less interesting than the one you’re offering me now.»

    8. «What he wants is to start a in the Army and reach the top of the hierarchy.»

    9. «Tom said he will me as manager of the team as soon as the CEO flies back from China.»









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