TOPIC 1: WORK (I): VOCABULARY/ COLLOCATIONS

TOPIC 1: JOBS (I): VOCABULARY/ COLLOCATIONS
 
Adjectives describing a job:

challenging                        tediousmonotonous                       boring         repetitive                           time-consuming  rewarding                          full-timemotivating                         outdoor demanding                        though     well-paid                            Part time/ full time.

 
Other words related with job:
employer                           employee
qualifications                    career
skills                                  staff
freelance                           self-employed
work experience               Run a business
marketing strategy            Good opportunities
happiest employees          Relevant experience
Retired people                  A working day
Salary/ wages
 
Adjectives related with people:
Commuter
Calculating                       Concerned
Insecure                           Secure
flexible                             Motivated
self-motivated                  Organized
dependent                        Honest
loyal                                 Patient
Collocations/ sentences:
the world of work is changing.
be in charge of
Deal with very difficult clients
He is off work at the moment
I am on maternity leave.
I am a part of a successful team
get promoted to head of department.
I am on a short-term contract.
The Company was losing money.
Out of work: I have been out of work for 3 months.
Get a better job
Get a promotion/ be promoted.
On the dole.
I was sacked
More rewarding than….
Interpersonal skills.
Under pressure
Take a drop in salary
work abroad
 

What makes people happy at work:
 
     

          Doing something rewarding

·        Doing varied work
·        earning a competitive salary
·        Doing enjoyable work
·        Having a good boss or manager
·        Having a good working-life balance.
·        Having supportive, friendly colleagues.
·        Having your achievements recognized.
·        Relaxed atmosphere
·        get promoted.
·        learning from my mistakes.
·        The courage to set out and seek my fortune.
       Being part of a successful team.
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