원어민처럼 말하기! (기초 영어 회화) 7편: 직장과 취업

Convo Camp 7: 직장과 취업

Job, occupation, profession, career, calling, livelihood, trade, line of work, employment

What do you want to be when you grow up?

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?
What did you want to be?
What do you want to be when you grow up?

What’s your dream job?

It’s not a good way to make a living.
How do you make a living?
Make a living

Work
(Avoid overuse of the word “company”)
Work life
Work has been so stressful lately. (Not: “I’m stressful)

I’m at work
Work friends
I’m hanging out with some work friends today.

I have work later.
I’ve got to go to work later.
(Avoid overuse of the word “part-time job”
I’m going to my part-time job.
I’m going to my full-time job.

Dialogue 1
A: Hey, man! How are things?
B: Work has been crazy lately. I’m under a lot of stress.
A: Sounds rough. Wanna grab a beer later?
B: Yeah, let’s do that.

(Avoid “getting stress” and “receiving stress”)

Looking for a job
I’m looking for a job.
I still haven’t been able to find the right job (for me).

Job search
I’m in-between jobs right now.
I’m in the market for a new job.

I’ve always wanted to be a ~
My dream is to be a ~
My dream was always to be a ~

I’m looking for a job
I’m lining up job interviews.

I finally got a job!
Land a job / hold down a job
I hope to get a job on the ~ industry

Apply for a job
How many places did you apply?

Send out job applications
Send out a resume.

Preparing for a job interview
(Need the “for”)

Line up a job interview

In between jobs
I’m unemployed
I’m on unemployment (실업 수당)

Dialogue 2

A: Hey! How’s the job search going?
B: Well, I’ve got a few interviews lined up…
A: Really? How many places did you apply?
B: Four or five…not really sure if any of them are a good fit though.
A: Yeah, I’m still looking for my dream job too.

There’s a job opening there.
I heard you have job openings.
They’re hiring.
I heard they’re hiring.
What positions are you trying to fill?
Help wanted!

How do I apply?

What are the requirements?
What are the job requirements?

What are the benefits like?
Benefits
Perks

What are the hours like?
What’s the pay like?
What are the benefits like?

Dialogue 3
A: Are you still looking for a job?
B: Yeah. Why do you ask?
A: Well, the place I work is hiring right now.
B: Oh, really? How many job openings? And what are the requirements?
A: You can check the specific requirements, but the pay is good and the hours aren’t bad either.
B: Sounds great! Can you help me send in a resume?
A: Sure.

Spec
Qualifications
Skills
Abilities
Build up some experience
I need more work experience
I need to build up my resume
I need more to put on my resume.

The job market is good.
Competitive job market
Fierce competition
Job qualifications

Pay
Salary
Wages

Michael

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