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ENG311 Career search

Choosing a career

QuestionAnswer
application a form you fill out when you apply for a job
covering letter a letter attached to the resume (CV) that introduces you to the employer
employee a person who works for someone else
employer a person or company that hires people
Employment Agency an office that can help you find a job
Human Resources Office the company office that hires people
interview a meeting with an employer to talk about a job
job search an organized attempt by an individual to find work
network a group of people who can help you find a job
Personnel Office the company office that hires people (same as the Human Resources Office)
Resume a written summary of your experiences (also called a 'CV')
Curriculum Vitae CV - a written summary of your experiences (also called a 'resume')
decent wage means the same as an "adequate income"
wage A fixed regular payment, typically paid on a daily or weekly basis, made by an employer to an employee, esp. to a manual or unskilled worker
salary A fixed regular payment, typically paid on a monthly or biweekly basis but often expressed as an annual sum, made by an employer to an employee, esp. a professional or white-collar worker
career prospects chances or opportunities for success or wealth in your career
common illusion something many people believe to be true, which is in fact false
career path A sequence of job experiences that an employee moves along during his or her career
change When you finish one career in order to move to another one, you make a _____ in your career direction
achieve You ____ career fulfilment when you succeed in your job.
choose It is important to _____ a career path that is right for you.
prospects The _____ of earning a decent wage are orr unless you have a university diploma.
about I am excited _____ my career prospects!
direction Each year, thousands of people change career ______.
hand Sometimes we are too frightened to make a change and try our ____ at something else
path We choose our career ___ to meet our expectations and ideals.
chosen We all to be happy in our _____ profession.
illusion Many people are under the common ____ that the most important thing in choosing a career is the yearly salary.
title There is pressure in Turkey to choose a career that provides a ____ and a decent wage.
emphasis These days, there is now a greater ____ on personal skills, interests and qualities.
fulfil I decided that the money didn't matter if it wasn't going to ____ me emotionally.
fulfilling If you listen to your inner voice, you are on your way to a _____ career.
fulfilment You need to believe in your potential to achieve career ______ and satisfaction.
great Focusing on your internal feelings can tell you a ____ deal about what professions you are suited to.
common I was under the ____ illusion that the most important thing in choosing a career is the yearly salary.
lifetime Over a ___, it is said that a person can have up to ten different careers.
matter I decided that the money didn't ____ if it wasn't going to fulfil me emotionally.
good I like the sound of being an engineer because I know the money would be _____.
career Realising that a certain _____ path is not right for you, is a positive thing in itself.
professions Your internal feelings can tell you a great deal about what ____ you are suited to.
snapped Something inside me ____ and I realised that I would not be happy in my chosen profession.
take When we graduate from high school it is time to seriously decide what career path to ___, but we often don't have a clue what to do.
transfer You need to develop personal skills and qualities that you can ____ to each occupation you enter.
unknown Deciding to change your career is a very big step, a step into the _____.
provides In Western society, a great deal of pressure is placed on choosing a career that ____ a title and decent wage.
yearly Many people are under the common illusion that the most important thing in choosing a career path is the _____ wage.
Created by: metusteve