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Exercise 10. Job advertisements (part 1)

A good way to improve your vocabulary is to look at language used in job advertisements. You will notice the same phrases appearing again and again.

Look at the following phrases from job advertisements. Do they refer to the company, the candidate (the person applying for the job), or the job benefits (extra money or other advantages you might get as part of the job)?

 

multinational group 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits proactive individual 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits leading service provider 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits competitive salary 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits decision maker 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits market leader 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits   ongoing training 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits inspirational leader 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits company pension 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits attractive package 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits high flyer 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits world-class organisation 1. refers to the company 2. refers to the candidate 3. refers to the job benefits    

Exercise 11. Job advertisements (part 2)

The following nouns describe an ideal candidate's abilities. Can you change them into adjectives?

talent enthusiasm energy ambition
drive flexibility commitment motivation

 

How many of these adjectives describe you?

 

These abbreviations often appear in job advertisements.

 

ref. no. inc. k p/w pro rata neg. c asap s.a.e. p.a.

 

Match them to their meanings

1. per week 2. thousand 3. negotiable 4. reference number 5. per annum, yearly 6. stamped addressed envelope 7. as soon as possible 8. approximately 9. inclusive 10. according to time worked

 

 

Exercise 12. Job advertisements (part 3) What they are looking for ...

1. These sentences are taken from real job advertisements. Each time one word has been left out. It's up to you now to complete the sentences with the words provided in the boxes.

 

A

attributes extensive implement managerial maximizing suppliers track

1. We seek an articulate individual with at least five years' _______ experience.

You must have a proven _______ record in insurance sales.

You will be expected to have the ability to _______ and monitor On-the-Job Training programmes.



Other important _______ include a high degree of self discipline and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Key candidate requirements include _______ and relevant production experience in the food industry.

The successful candidate will be fully responsible for _______ profitable sales through the recruitment, direction, motivation and control of the direct sales force.


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