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Exercise 6. Describing ability

A Human Resources Manager has drawn up a shortlist of applicants he feels would be suitable for a vacancy in his company. Look at the descriptions of the candidates he plans to invite for interview.

Hamed has a can-do attitude and is able to meet deadlines

Tomoko is a self-starter who can work on her own initiative

Ivan is able to multi-task and has a proven track record

Li is an effective team player with a customer-focused approach

Cristina is numerate and computer literate

 

which candidate...

a. is good with figures? b. co-operates with colleagues? c. is good at working on his/her own? d. can finish a job on time? e. has a good rapport with clients? f. has a history of success? g. has a positive approach? h. has IT skills? i. can cope with several jobs at the same time?

Vocabulary

Match the words on the left (1-5) with their definitions on the right (a-e).

 

1. human resources manager a.to make decisions about your work without having to wait for someone else to help you

2. deadlines b.to do more than one piece of work at a time

3. to work on your own initiative c.evidence you've been successful in the past in your area of work

4. to multi-task d.someone who employs people for a firm, also known as a personnel manager

5. a proven track record e.the dates/times when certain tasks must be completed

 

 

Exercise 7. Company departments

Many big firms have lots of different sections and it can be helpful to know which part of the company does what. Look at the following company departments. Which department does which job?

 

HUMAN RESOURCES PRODUCTION MARKETING FINANCE
Training Production Marketing Purchasing
Personnel Packaging Sales Accounts
Payroll Distribution Customer Service Fin. Services
  Quality Advertising  
  Maintenance    

 
 

Match each job from the column on the left to a company department from the column on the right.

Exercise 8. Selection (part 1)

When a firm wants to fill a vacancy, it will go through certain procedures to find a suitable employee. This is called a 'selection process'.

The following text describes a typical selection process, but the sentences are in the wrong order! Re-arrange the sentences in each section so that the whole text makes sense. The first sentence has been done for you

Firstly, a vacancy is advertised

and suitable candidates are invited for interview.

These are sorted

and applications are received.

and applicants are interviewed.

After that, a final short list is drawn up.

Next, appointments are arranged

A job offer is made to the successful candidate,

and one of them is selected.

and finally, an employment contract is signed.

The candidates on the list are interviewed again,

 

Vocabulary

Match the words on the left (1-5) with their definitions on the right (a-e).

1. sorted a.a formal request asking that someone accepts a job

2. a short list b.arranged in a particular order, e.g. putting the best CVs together

3. appointments c.a formal, legal agreement setting out what will be provided by both the employer and the employee

4. a job offer d.a list containing the names of the most suitable people

5. an employment contract e.dates and times when people will meet, but can also be used to mean that people have been given particular jobs

 

 

Exercise 9. Selection (part 2)

Let's look at some more vocabulary linked to the selection process with this multiple choice quiz. Match the verbs with their noun partners.

 

advertise... 1. a vacancy 2. a candidate 3. applicants arrange... 1. applicants 2. an appointment 3. a vacancy interview... 1. a candidate 2. a contract 3. a short list   sign... 1. a short list 2. a contract 3. a vacancy draw up... 1. applicants 2. a vacancy 3. a short list select... 1. an appointment 2. a short list 3. applicants  

 

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    

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