English words EMPLOYMENT
In this English learning video English Words Employment you will learn some of the key words and expressions we use to talk about the topic of employment.
The vocabulary you will learn in this lesson will help you speak English with more confidence and it will help you fluency.
You will also learn many new words that could help you in your English exams.
Below are some of the main words from the lesson in context. They are in bold.
I have a full-time job at the moment. I work 40 hours per week. My wife, however, prefers to work part-time as she wants to take care of the children.
Casual employment is becoming more and more popular as people want to have the flexibility to do other things.
My friend Jeff is an engineer. He works on a fixed-term basis and is not worried about losing his job.
Before he was on a contract basis before and his bosses reviewed him every two years. He had no security.
His brother Tom is self-employed and runs his own lawn mowing business. He likes the fact that he is his own boss.
Nowadays, many professions like web designers, IT specialists, and graphic designers work as freelance professionals. That’s because the jobs they do are normally for a short period of time.
In Australia many of the workers in the building industry are subcontractors. This means that they work for a bigger company that has won a contract but can’t do all the work itself.
I started my career as a trainee in a finance company. The salary was low but it helped me get experience and meet professionals in the sector.
When I was 16 my parents wanted me to get a trade so I considered becoming an apprentice electrician. It didn’t happen because I decided to stay at school and try to go to university.
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