Working for a living


1. Many people find out about the jobs which are available in their area by reading the Appointments or Situations . . . section of the newspaper.




2. To apply for the job, you should write a letter to Mr Lawson, the . . . Manager





3. Applicants for a job are usually asked to fill in an application





4. Many advertisements for jobs ask for a C.V. This is a document that in the main contains details of the applicant's ....





5. Are you married, single or divorced? This question refers to your . . . status





6. Before starting work, a new employee may be asked to sign a(n) . . . of employment.





7. An . . . is someone who is learning a trade or profession on the job and who has agreed to work for someone for a limited time, usually for a low wage, in return for being taught.





8. Job prospects. This is an expression which refers to . . .





9. You work on the shop-floor. This probably means that you are employed in a . . . .





10. ... are people who travel regularly by car or train from their homes in the country or suburbs to their work in a big town.




11. Mr Rumpole is on the dole. This means that he is . . . .





12. Longer holidays, more pay, profit-sharing schemes etc. are all ways of encouraging employees to work harder. They are called ... .





13. Salaries without deductions are called . . . salaries.





14. If you give your notice then you are ... .





15. Which of these does not refer to the time you start or stop work?





16. In many countries, employees stop working for a living at the age of 65. This is known as their ....





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