2. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each line to form a word that fits in the space in the same line.
Leaving a job
I recently left my job in an agency ADVERTISEMENT
after a disagreement with my boss. She accepted my
but warned me that because of the RESIGN
situation, I might have to get used to the ECONOMY
idea of being for a while. I thought that she EMPLOY
was trying to make a point, but after I had made over
fifty to other companies, I realised that she APPLY
was right. Although I am a designer, I QUALIFICATIONS
didn't receive any offers of a job. After that I tried
working from home, but it was not very . Then PROFIT
I became an in a fast-food restaurant, EMPLOY
even though my were extremely low. EARN
I wish I had accepted early from my old job. RETIRE
That is what I disagreed with my boss about!
3. Underline the most suitable word or phrase.
a) The building workers were paid their every Friday.
b) She's only been here three weeks. It's a/an job.
c) When he retired he received a monthly .
d) Apparently she over £60,000 a year.
e) While the boss is away, Sue will be of the office.
f) Could I have two days next week to visit my mother?
g) Paul was always arriving late, and in the end he was .
h) When I left the job, I had to hand in my three weeks beforehand.
i) How much exactly do you in your new job?
j) If you have to travel on company business, we will pay your .
4. Decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each space.
Choosing a job
One of the most difficult decisions is choosing what to do for a
. For example, do you want to follow a definite
, and a low at the beginning,
but have good in a company that trains its ?
Or are you more interested in taking any kind of work, because you need a/an
? You may have to the fact that a good
can be difficult to find. In that case, why not take a
one? You will gain some useful . Remember
that even if you have the right , you may have to
lots of application forms before you are asked to
an interview. But don't worry if you don't know what you
want to exactly. You'll enjoy finding out!