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Working for a living
Many people find out about the jobs which are available in their area by reading the
Situations . . .
section of the newspaper.
To apply for the job, you should write a letter to Mr Lawson, the . . . Manager
Applicants for a job are usually asked to fill in an application
Many advertisements for jobs ask for a C.V. This is a document that in the main contains details of the applicant's ....
a) character and value
b) qualifications and experience
c) car and other vehicle licenses
d) vital statistics
Are you married, single or divorced? This question refers to your . . . status
Before starting work, a new employee may be asked to sign a(n) . . . of employment.
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.
Job prospects. This is an expression which refers to . . .
a) job description leaflets
b) applicants for a job
c) people looking for jobs
d) chances of promotion
You work on the shop-floor. This probably means that you are employed in a . . . .
a) manufacturing industry
b) service industry
d) department store
... are people who travel regularly by car or train from their homes in the country or suburbs to their work in a big town.
Mr Rumpole is on the dole. This means that he is . . . .
a) on the company payroll
c) on company expenses
Longer holidays, more pay, profit-sharing schemes etc. are all ways of encouraging employees to work harder. They are called ... .
a) fringe benefits
Salaries without deductions are called . . . salaries.
If you give your notice then you are ... .
a) working to rule
b) going on strike
d) leaving the company
Which of these does not refer to the time you start or stop work?
In many countries, employees stop working for a living at the age of 65. This is known as their ....
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