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Week 1 - Work


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advertisement
a public promotion of some product or service
advertising
the business of drawing public attention to goods or services
campaign
a series of activities to achieve a desired result
candidate
someone who is considered for something (for a job, honour, prize etc.)
client
a person involved in a business relationship with another
colleague
someone you work with
consumer
a person who uses goods or services
customer
someone who pays for goods or services
employee
a worker who is hired to perform a task
employer
a person or firm that employs workers
employment
the state of being employed by a company or person
experience
the development of knowledge or skills through participation in activities
goods
products for sale
hospitality
a type of industry involving serving others - e.g. hotels, restaurants and catering
income
financial gain through work or investments
job satisfaction
the state of being happy and satisfied with your job
labourer
a person earning money through manual labour
management
the act of managing something; those in charge of running a business
manual work
using the hands and body to work rather than the mind
occupation
your job
overtime
work done in addition to your normal working hours
packaging
the materials used to make packages
perk
a benefit received from your job in addition to your salary
product
something which is sold to customers
profession
an occupation requiring special education, e.g. doctor, scientist, engineer
prospects
a measure of how beneficial or successful an outcome might be, e.g. having a good degree gives good job prospects
qualifications
the special skills or experience or knowledge that makes someone suitable to do a particular job or activity
retirement
the act of ending your working or professional career
salary
an amount of money an employee is paid each year
shares
any of the equal parts into which the ownership of a property or business is divided
shift work
a job where you the hours you work change on a regular basis, or where you might work overnight.
supervisor
one who supervises or is in charge of an activity
target
an aim or goal that you work to achieve
trade
a practial occupation where you use a particular skill - e.g. plumbers, carpenters, mechanics etc.
trend
an observable pattern in behaviour or activity
unemployment
the state of not having a job
wages
money received for work
workforce
the people who work in a company or business
workplace
the place where people work
demanding
an activity or task that requires a lot of effort
economic
financially rewarding
economical
using the minimum of time and resources necessary for effectiveness
exhausting
extremely tiring
monotonous
boring, repititious and tedious
part-time
working a smaller amount of time than usual
redundant
no longer needed or required
rewarding
providing personal satsifaction
unemployed
having no job
unskilled
having no skills
apply
ask for something, e.g. apply for a job
compete
to participate in a contest or competition for something
invest
to give your time or money to something
persuade
to convince someone to do something you want
to be promoted
to progress to a better job than the one you are in now
retire
to permanently stop working