BUV units 1-6
Terms in this set (66)
I have people under me.
I supervise people, I have subordinates.
I report to the marketing manager.
I work under the marketing manager.
To run a department
To head up a department
I will have to compete with other candidates.
I will have to vie with other candidates.
To capitalize on your work experience
To take advantage of your work experience.
My language skills give me a competitive edge
My langague skills give me a competitive advantage
To be in work
to be professionally active
To be out of work
To be unemployed/jobless
I work as a temp.
I am an interim worker
To have a permanent contract.
>< to have a temporary contract
To take time off work
To be absent from work (sick leave, ...)
I am an office worker
I have an administrative job.
To work/do overtime
To work longer hours than usual
Nurses work in ...
To work from home
To do teleworking - to telework
I need to ... to work every day.
My job always involves the same tasks
My job is a routine job, it is repetitive
A repetitive job can be ...
Dull - boring
My boss is ... , he expects the best.
To recruit someone
To hire someone
To make someone redundant
To lay someone off - to let go
To fire (informal)
To sack - to give the sack (informal)
To dismiss (formal)
A position which is ... is a position for which you need to recruit someone
Do you have any vacancies in your company?
Don't forget to submit your ... form if you have an interest for the job.
Your background includes your work experience and ...
To be selected for a second job interview
To be short-listed
To accept a job offer
>< to turn down a job offer
He was ... Manager of the year!
To obtain your degree
To graduate from
I am presently .... as an accountant.
Training organised within the company walls
To register/go ON a course
To enrol/join a course
Highly skilled AT/IN
Are you good WITH figures
Are you good with computers?
Can you work in a team?
Fringe benefits (company car, free meals, ...)
Money the customers leave in addition to the bill
% of money I get on what I sell
Salary + benefits package
Share options (Br E)
Stock options Am E)
Money you may receive if you excel in your job.
Compensation payment (in case you are dismissed)
Executives with high pay and benefits (often negative: undeserved)
Fat cats (Br E)
The people who work for a company are on its ...
Employees can also be referred to as the company's ...
A company site
Company premises / venues
Large area where many people work
The board of directors
The management team
Manual workers work at ... level
Relationship between the management and the staff
We speak of ... if you don't have enough people available to work
Disagreement between management and employees
Workers stop working for a time
Strike - stoppage - walk-out
Workers work more slowly than usual
Workers refuse to work more than regular working hours
Human resources department