Saturday, November 5, 2016

Employment - Jobs



assessmentEvaluation of one's abilities
backgroundEducation - qualifications - experience
bonusAdditional payment to an employee as an incentive or reward
curriculum vitaeSummary of one's education and experience to date;  resume
dismissDischarge from employment (to fire, to sack, to let go)
employeePerson who works for a firm or company.
employerPerson or firm who employs people.
fireTo dismiss from a job.
fringe benefits
Advantages offered in addition to salary (life insurance, retirement scheme, company car, etc.).

Also called 'perks', abbreviation for 'perquisites'.
hireEmploy or take on personnel in a company.
interviewOral examination of a candidate for employment.
make redundantDismiss for economic reasons.
maternity leavePeriod of absence for a female employee when having a baby.
Advance warning of intention to leave one's job -

to give or hand in one's resignation.
personnelPeople who work for a firm or company (employees).
personnel officerManager responsible for recruitment, training and welfare of personnel (employees).
promotionAdvancement in rank or position in a company.
prospectsOpportunities for success or promotion in a career.
recruitLook for and hire personnel.
resignLeave a job voluntariily.
retireLeave employment because of age.
sick leaveAbsence because of illness - to be on sick leave.
staffPeople who work for a firm or department;  employees.
strengthStrong characteristic or particular ability.
strikeTo go on strike : to stop working in protest against something.
take onEmploy or hire.
traineePerson being trained for a job e.g. a trainee salesman.
training courseA course of study to prepare for a job e.g. a computer course.
unemployment benefitsPayments made by the state to an unemployed person.
vacancyA position to be filled.
weaknessA lack of ability or a shortcoming in character.

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