Employment

Here are some English words related to employment.

Getting a job

ad or advert (abbreviation of advertisement)
application form
appointment
CV (abbreviation of curriculum vitae)
job description
interview
job offer or offer of employment
qualifications
to apply for a job
to accept an offer
to reject an offer or to turn down an offer
to hire
job
career
part-time
full-time
shift work
temporary
contract
permanent
starting date
notice period

Salary and benefits

bonus
car allowance
company car
health insurance
holiday pay
holiday entitlement
maternity leave
overtime
paternity leave
part-time education
pension scheme or pension plan
promotion
salary
salary increase
sick pay
staff restaurant
training scheme
travel expenses
wages
working conditions
working hours

Types of worker

owner
managing director
director
manager
boss
colleague
trainee
apprentice
volunteer

Leaving employment

to fire
to get the sack (colloquial)
to resign
to retire
leaving date
redundant
redundancy
redundancy pay
retirement age

Other useful words

apprenticeship
department
experience
factory
fire drill
health and safety
internship
meeting
office
rate of pay
reception
security
strike
switchboard
timekeeping
trade union
training course
work
work experience
to go on strike
to be off sick
self-employed
unemployed
retired
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