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Srta Lynch Trabajo

Work vocab

SpanishEnglish
la generación "ni-ni" the "not studying not working" generation
los jóvenes "ni-ni" youngsters not in education & not in work
la generación perdida the lost generation
la crisis económica mundial the global economic crisis
los recortes del gasto público government cutbacks
el desempleo / el paro unemployment
la ausencia de valores y principios the absence of values and principles
la juventud youth
una imagen negativa a negative image
la desilusión con la vida disillusionment with life
la exclusión del mercado laboral exclusion from the jobs market
el paro juvenil youth unemployment
la inactividad inactivity
el mundo laboral the world of work
el salario mínimo the minimum salary
la tasa de paro / el índice de desempleo the unemployment rate/level
el abandono escolar school dropout
el fracaso escolar school failure
la precariedad laboral job insecurity
la seguridad laboral job security
la estabilidad laboral stability of employment
una beca-formación a training grant
un crédito-salario a tax credit/salary credit
un empuje a lift, a helping hand
el apoyo del gobierno government support
la resignación resignation, acceptance
el círculo vicioso a vicious circle
una salida a way out
un contrato fijo / temporal a fixed / short-term contract
un trabajo para toda la vida a job for life
la búsqueda de empleo job hunting
la rutina tediosa tedious routine
una cita con la INEM an interview at the Job Centre
la falta de esperanza lack of hope
la desesperación desperation, lack of hope
la desmotivación / el desánimo demotivation / lack of motivation
la falta de autoestima lack of self-esteem
la autoexclusión / la automarginación self-imposed exclusion/marginalisation
las esperanzas de futuro future prospects
estar sin trabajo, sin estudios, sin ingresos, to be jobless, without an income, without your own house and lacking in independence
sin casa propia y sin proyecto de vida independiente
ser ni-ni por convicción/por elección / to be a willing member of the "ni-ni" generation /
ser ni-ni obligado por las circunstancias to have no choice but to be a "ni-ni"
estar en paro, estar parado to be unemployed/jobless
cobrar paro to receive unemployment benefit
buscar empleo/trabajo to look for work
conseguir un empleo/un trabajo to get a job
preparar un currículo to draw up a CV
formarse to undergo training
acceder al mundo laboral to access the job market
reengancharse a la sociedad to rejoin society
carecer de una formación adecuada to lack appropriate training
no estar cualificado to be unqualified
tomar las riendas de la vida to take hold/control of your life
perder el estatus to lose your status
estar aislado de la sociedad to be isolated/marginalised from society
llevar una etiqueta negativa social to be negatively stereotyped by society
marcharse de casa to leave home
ahuecar el ala to fly the nest
valerse por si mismo to fend for yourself
seguir viviendo con los padres to continue living with your parents
independizarse / no poder independizarse to become independent/to be unable to....
no estar tan mal sin hacer nada to be fine not doing anything
estar deprimido to be depressed/to feel down
dejar los estudios to stop studying
depender de sus padres to depend on your parents (for everything)
vivir de sus padres to live off your parents
estar en una situación difícil to be in a difficult situation
contar con el apoyo de los padres to count on the support of your parents
reeducar a los jóvenes to re-educate young people
reorientar a los jóvenes to steer young people in the right direction
exigir un alto nivel de educación to demand a high level of education
ser mileurista to earn 1000 euros per month
tener ganas de / no tener ganas de to feel like/to not feel like doing sth
apretar el cinturón to tighten your belt
opositar / hacer oposiciones to take exams to enter state employment
montar un negocio to set up a business
adaptarse a las circunstancias to adapt to your circumstances
hacer frente a la realidad to face up to reality
verse sin futuro to feel that you have no future
conformarse con la inactividad to be happy to do nothing
estar a la espera de que todo vaya mejor to wait for things to get better
Created by: Luvlycaroline