English VOC 1.1

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an amount of money given to an employee in addition to their salary as a reward for working well

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an amount of money given to an employee in addition to their salary as a reward for working well

bonus

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loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something you believe in

committed

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able to use computers effectively

computer literate

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always behaving or happening in a similar, especially positive, way

consistent

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a particular ability that you develop through training and expercience and that is necessary to do a particular job

core skill

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the beliefs and ideas that a company has and the way in which they affect how it does business and how the employees behave

corporate culture

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used only for one particular purpose or job

dedicated

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varied or different

diverse

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to work after the usual time needed or expected in a job

do overtime

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to be given money or a prize following an official decision

earn an award

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the process of deciding what you want to achieve or what you want someone else to achieve over a particular time

goal setting

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a way of learning in which you do things instead of just reading and learning about them

hands-on training

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a person who is hired by a company to find someone who has the qualifications for an important job and is willing to leave their present job

headhunter

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being done by employees within an organisation rather than by other companies or independent workers

in-house

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involving a lot of effort or activity in a short period of time

intensive

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an aim or purpose that you intend to achieve by study

learning goal

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something, especially money, that encourages a person or organisation to do something

material incentive

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the process of improving your skills and increasing the amount of experience that you have in your job

personal development

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a set of actions which is the usual or official way of doing something

procedure

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the combination of all the qualities that are connected with trained or skilled people

professionalism

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to raise someone who already belongs to an organisation to a higher or more important position or rank within that organisation

promote from within

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a statement of how much a job, service of product will cost

quotation

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the act of praising or rewarding someone for something they have done

recognition

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an official rule that is meant to keep people protected by danger or harm

safety regulation

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a person who is in charge of a group of people or an area of work and who makes sure that the work is done correctly and according to the rules

supervisor

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specially made for a particular person, organisation, or purpose

tailor-made

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to employ someone

take on

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the practice of using your time effectively, and the study of this

time management

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the amount of money you have available to spend on teaching the skills that you will need to do a particular job or activity

training budget

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the price to be paid by an aircraft passenger for a particular journey

airfare

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pleasing or appealing to the senses

attractive

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  1. anxiety, worry

  2. a matter of interest or importance to someone

concern

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  1. the state of having paid work

  2. the utilization of something

employment

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  1. the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or plant lives or operates

  2. the natural world, as a whole or in a particular geographical area, especially affected by human activity

environment

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the quality of being outstanding or extremely good

excellence

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  1. a short passage taken from a text, film or piece of music

  2. a preparation containing the active ingredient of a substance in concentrated form

extract

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a person who has successfully completed a course of study or training, especially a person who has been awarded an undergraduate or first academic degree

graduate

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  1. a thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something

  2. a payment or concession to stimulate greater output or investment

incentive

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  1. having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm

  2. highly developed, sharp, intense

keen

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  1. having or involving several parts, elements or members

  2. numerous and often varied

  3. disease, injury; complex in its nature or effects; affecting several parts of the body

multiple

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  1. a time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something

  2. a chance for employment or promotion

opportunity

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  1. the fact or condition of being regarded or treated as more important than others

  2. a thing that is regarded as more important than others

priority

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  1. a set of related measures or activities with a particular long-term aim

  2. a presentation or item on television or radio, especially one broadcast regulary between stated times

  3. a sheet or booklet giving details of items or performers at an event or performance

programme

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  1. a pass of an examination or an official completion of a course, especially one conferring status as a recognized practitioner of a profession or activity

  2. a condition that must be fulfilled before a right can be acquired; an official requirement

  3. the action or a fact of qualifying or being eligible for something

qualification

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a suggestion or proposal as to the best course of action, especially one put forward by an authoritative body

recommendation

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  1. the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone

  2. the state of fact of being accountable or to blame for something

  3. the opportunity or ability to act independently and take decisions without authorization

responsibility

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  1. a person or business that sells good to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale

  2. a person who relates the details of a story or incident to others

retailer

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  1. to have the same opinion about something; concur

  2. to say that one will do something which has been suggested by another person

  3. to be consistent with

  4. to be healthy or appropriate for someone

to agree

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  1. to organize and carry out

  2. to lead or guide to or around a particular place

  3. to direct the performance of …

  4. to behave in a specified way

to conduct

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  1. to work to someone and pay them for it

  2. to make use of

to employ

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to give them support, confidence or hope

to encourage

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  1. obtain or secure something wanted or desirable

  2. to reach or arrive at a destination

  3. to increase the amount or rate of something like speed of weight

to gain

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  1. to continue to have something; keep possession of

  2. to absorb and continue to hold a substance

  3. to keep something in place; hold fixed

  4. to keep someone engaged in one’s service

to retain

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  1. to walk by dragging one’s feet along or without lifting them fully from the ground

  2. to shift one’s position while sitting or move one’s feet while standing, typically because of boredom, nervousness or embarrassment

  3. to rearrange a pack of cards by sliding them over each other quickly

  4. to move people or things around so as to occupy different positions or to be in a different order.

to shuffle

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the process of teaching the skills needed to succeed in a particular job

career coaching

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someone whose job is to take payments from costumers or give out money in a store, bank

cashier

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difficult, in a way that tests your ability or determination

challenging

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the practice of making sure that people obey the rules and do not cause problems

discipline

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the fact of there being people of many different groups in society, within an organisation

diversity

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a well-planned and successful group of activities which are intended to advertise something

effective promotional campaign

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using resources such as time, materials and energy well without wasting any

efficient

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the part of a job which involves keeping records of how money is managed

financial paperwork

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to make someone leave their job, especially because they have done something wrong

fire

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making you feel happy and satisfied

fulfilling

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to give someone something, especially officially

issue

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a large piece of planned work or building acitivity which is finished over a long period of time

large-scale project

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how well someone does their job or their duties

performance

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the department of a company or organisation that deals with employees when they join or leave, when they need training, when they have problems, …

personnel

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the people who are employed by a company or organisation

personnel

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to deceive someone in order to prevent them from discovering something

pull the wool over someone’s eyes

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the position or purpose that someone or something has in a situation, organisation, society or relationship

role

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a characteristic of a product or service that will persuade people to buy it

selling point

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to grow, develop and become successful

thrive

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a large building for storing things before they are sold, used or sent out to stores

warehouse

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relating to work

workwise

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a person responsable for carrying out the administration of a business or organization

administrator

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  1. an organized course of action to achieve a goal

  2. a series of military operations intended to achieve a particular objective, confined to a particular area or involving a specified type of fighting

campaign

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  1. successful in producing a desired or intended result

  2. existing in fact, though not formally ackowledged as such

effective

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having or showing intense and eager enjoyment, interest or approval

enthusiastic

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  1. a number, especially one which forms part of official statistics or relates to the financial performance of a company

  2. a person’s bodily shape, especially that of a women and when considered to be attractive

  3. a person of a particular kind, especially one who is important or distinctive in some way

  4. a shape of which is defined by one or more lines in two dimensions (circle or triangle) or one or more surfaces in three dimensions (sphere or cuboid), either considered mathematically in geometry or used as a decorative design

figures

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having or showing behaviour that is respectful and considerate of other people

polite

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  1. in an attractively neat and stylish manner

  2. in a manner showing quick-witted intelligence or skill

  3. in a quick or brisk manner

smartly

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  1. to supply or distribute something for use or sale

  2. to come, go or flow out from

to issue

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  1. to cause or enable to (a condition or situation) to continue

  2. to provide with necessities for life or existence

  3. to state something strongly to be the case; assert

to maintain

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  1. to enlist someone in the armed forces

  2. to enrol someone as a member or worker in an organization or as a supporter of a cause

to recruit

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to induce someone to do something through reasoning or argument

to persuade

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  1. to consider or think of in a specified way

  2. to gaze at steadily in a particular way

to regard

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  1. to grow or develop well or vigorously (child, animal or plant)

  2. to prosper; to flourish

to thrive

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a planned series of advertisements that will be used in particular places at particular times in order to advertise a product or service and persuade people to buy it or use it

advertising campaign

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official permission or agreement for something

approval

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to give a particular job or piece of work to someone

assign

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to behave in your usual manner, rather than behaving in a way you think other people might like

be yourself

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the name of a product produced or sold by a particular company, or what the characteristics, appearance, etc. a person, organisation, product, et. is known for

brand

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a person that you work with

colleague

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to collect information from papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type and arrange it in a book, report or list

compile documents

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when you feel nervous, worried or uncomfortable

embarrassment

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to show or state that something is very important or worth giving attention to

emphasise

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to store information or documents carefully so that they are easy to find, either in a place such as a folder or desk or on a computer

file

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to do something to finish a previous action or make it more successful

follow up

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to understand someone or something better

get a complete picture

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