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JOBS / EMPLOYMENT

Nouns Skills
accountant computer skills
administration language skills
agency leadership skills
application for a job organisational skills
architect people skills
assistant practical skills
builder
call centre manager
candidate
career
careers advisor
catering industry
chef
cleaner
colleagues
commitment (to a job/company)
communications skills
construction industry
customer services
decorator
doctor
dry cleaner
electrician
emergency services
employee
experience
firefighter
health service
hotel and catering
information technology
job
kitchen/nursery assistant
lab assistant
legal services
leisure and sport industry
lifeguard
lorry driver
management
mechanic
nurse
occupation
optician
opportunities
pension
plumber
police officer
promotion
psychologist
qualifications
rat race
rate of pay
receptionist
resources
retirement
routine
salary
sales manager
scientific research
secretary
shift (work)
software engineer
solicitor /lawyer
staff
summer job
supervision
supply and demand
team
top dog (in a suit)
training (course)
uniform
vacancy
volunteer

wage
work

Adjectives
ambitious
bad-tempered
big-headed
bossy
burning (ambition to do sth)
challenging
cheerful
(in)considerate
creative
demanding
dynamic
easy-going
efficient
energetic
enthusiastic
exhausting
flexible
friendly
full-time
fun
generous
hardworking
(dis)honest
(un)imaginative
knowledgeable
lazy
legal
modest
moody
off-duty (hours)
open-minded
(im)patient
part-time
permanent job
physically fit
(im)polite
(un)reliable

reluctant to do sth
responsible for doing sth
rewarding
rude
scientific
seasonal (job)
secure (income /job)
self-motivated
(un)sociable
strenuous work
stressed
strong-willed
suitable (for the job)
talented / gifted
talkative
temporary
thoughtful
thoughtless
unemployed
well-liked
well-off
well-organised
worthwhile

Verbs / Verb phrases


allow s.o. to shine
apply for a job
be made redundant
be out of work
be promoted
be qualified to work as a manager
be responsible for sth
become an editor
climb up the ladder
commute to work
cope with stress
deal with people / handle people
develop /get into bad habits
discuss performance
do / work overtime
drift into a job
earn a living by ing
everything is planned down to the tiniest detail
get involved with sth
get promotion
get things right/wrong
give sth a try
give up a job
have a good head for maths/figures
have some days off
involve helping people
keep my boss informed
lack confidence in her staff
lose the respect of her colleagues
make a living out of sth/doing sth
make a profit
make contacts
make decisions
make up my mind to be a doctor
put a lot of pressure on s.o./sth
put off sth / put off doing sth
retire
resign fom a job
run around
run my own business / run courses
run out of patience
run round in circles
run through details
run up against a problem
run yourself into the ground

set up a company / business


settle down into a job
spend time answering the phone
stand in for s.o.
take early retirement
take on (a position as a nurse)
take time off work (for sth/to do sth)
take up teaching as a career
take over (someones job / a business)
train as a .
train high-level staff
turn a job down
turn s.o. down
undergo a rigorous training programme
work as a civil servant
work behind the scenes
work full time
work in teams / work as part of a team
work on your own
work out how to do sth
work part time
work shifts
work unsocial hours
work with all kinds of people
work with completely different people
write sth down