Words Related to Work
In this post, we are going to focus on vocabulary related to work in English so that you can get a greater knowledge of this specific vocabulary. Below are some words that you may come across when searching for a job or on the job altogether with example sentences:
All the people who work for a company.
Ex: Our company is cutting its workforce.
Someone whose job is to advise on a subject.
Ex: You should talk to a financial adviser before you invest your money.
The situation in which an employer officially makes someone leave their job.
Ex: The workers are claiming compensation for their dismissals.
To give someone more work than they can deal with.
Ex: Work overload causes stress.
To find new people to work for the company.
Ex: We are having difficulty recruiting enough staff during high season.
SKELETON STAFF, n.
The smallest number of people needed for a business or organization to operate.
Ex: There was only skeleton staff on duty for the New Year’s Eve.
A person who is being trained for a particular job.
Ex: I got the job of a trainee chef in that new restaurant.
A job available for someone new to do.
Ex: There are a couple of vacancies in that company.
Time allowed away from work for a holiday or illness.
Ex: Tom will be on sick leave till Friday.
Ex: They laboured all day in the factory.
Not showing the behaviour or skill acceptable in a particular profession.
Ex: I believe Jane was fired for her unprofessional manners.
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