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Business English Exercise | Topic: Job Interview Vocabulary 3

This exercise is designed to teach you some of the common words, terms, and expressions used during a job interview. Hopefully it will help you get the job that you always wanted :)

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. You should always make the employer feel like you have ___________________.
  much to give
  a lot to offer
  to offer

2. The interviewer asked me if I'm good at meeting __________________ ( = getting things done at the required time).
  new people

3. Did you send a __________________ letter to the person who interviewed you?
  thank you
  thanks a lot

4. When an employer asks you how you see yourself five years from now, s/he wants to know about your __________________.
  career goals
  working goals
  work ideas

5. Can you explain the __________________ ( = missing time) in your employment history?

6. Do you prefer working alone or __________________?
  in team
  with a team
  in a team

7. The employer asked Karen about what motivates her to "go the extra mile" on a project. In this context, to "go the extra mile" means __________________:
  to do more than is necessary
  to become very tired
  to run hard

8. I'm sorry but you're just not ___________________ enough for this position.

9. When you make the decision to leave a job it's called "quitting" - When your boss makes that decision because of something bad that you've done, it's called "being ___________________". ex. John was ___________________ for stealing a stapler.

10. When you are told to leave a job because there's not enough work, money, etc. to keep you there, it's called "being ___________________". ex. Our company ___________________ 20 workers last summer.
  laid off

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