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PostSubject: Employment Vocabulary   Wed 1 Mar - 6:54

1-bonus
n. additional pay given to employee as incentive or reward

2-curriculum vitae or CV (UK) résumé or resume (US)
n. short account of one’s education, career etc.

3-dismiss
v. to remove or discharge from employment; to sack [colloq.]; to fireUS

4-employer
n. person or firm who employs people - employee n. person employed

5-fireUS
v. [colloq.] to dismiss

6-interview
v. an oral examination of an applicant for a job - also v.

7-make redundant (UK)
v. [made, made] to dismiss because of not being needed
n. redundancy (UK)

8-maternity leave
n. period of absence from work (for a woman) when having a baby

9-notice
n. advance warning of intention to resign - to give or tender one’s notice v.

10-perk
abbr. perquisite; something additional to regular salary [eg: free meals; a car]

11-personnel
n. the people who work for a firm

12-personnel officer
n. manager responsible for recruitment, training and welfare of personnel

13-promotion
n. advancement in rank or position - to promote v.

14-prospects
n. opportunity for success, promotion etc

15-recruit
n. to look for and employ personnel - recruitment n.

16-resign
v. to give up a job - letter of resignation n.

17-retire
v. to leave employment, esp. because of age - retirement n.

18-salary
n. a fixed, regular payment, usually monthly, made by employer to employee

19-staff
n. the people who work for a firm or a particular department; employees

20-take on
v. [took, taken] to employ; to hire


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