Work Vocabulary

Work Vocabulary

Employee

a person employed for wages or salary, especially at non-executive level.

Employer

a person or organization that employs people.

Work

Shifts

Salary

Reimbursement

A reimbursement is a repayment for money you’ve already spent. When you travel for work, you get a reimbursement for your work-related expenses, like hotel bills and plane tickets, but you’ll have to pay for that trip to the circus yourself.

Perks

Employee benefits and benefits in kind include various types of non-wage compensation provided to employees in addition to their normal wages or salaries. Instances where an employee exchanges wages for some other form of benefit is generally referred to as a “salary packaging” or “salary exchange” arrangement.

Graveyard shifts

A work shift that runs through the early morning hours, typically covering the period between midnight and 8 a.m.

Round the clock

All day and all night.

Entrepreneur

A person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.

Enthusiasm

Intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.

Wage

A fixed regular payment earned for work or services, typically paid on a daily or weekly basis.

Dismissal

The act of ordering or allowing someone to leave

Fired

dismiss (an employee) from a job.

Experts

Chief executive officer

A chief executive officer, or just chief executive, is the most senior corporate, executive, or administrative officer in charge of managing an organization – especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

Career opportunities

overtime

time worked in addition to one’s normal working hours.

flexible

occupation

a job or profession

training

Full-time

part-time

sick leave

maternity leave

a period of absence from work granted to a mother before and after the birth of her child.

vacation

take a holiday.

Paid holidays

Retirement

Pension

sitting job

field job

Deadline

The latest time or date by which something should be completed.

High-pressure jobs

Lucrative jobs

Highest Paying Jobs

Well paid jobs

Remote jobs

remote job is one that is done away from the office in a remote location. This could be either work done from home, or work done on the road in the case of a job such as a Regional Salesperson.

work from home

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