Employment

OVERTIME /ˈəʊ.və.taɪm/

21 Aug 2012

noun

  • extra payment for working after the usual time
Example Sentences:You can earn some overtime by working after 6.00 p.m.
How many hours overtime does your company allow you to do each month?
 

EXPERIENCE / ɪkˈspɪə.ri.ənt s/

20 Aug 2012

noun

  • (the process of getting) knowledge or skill from doing a job
Example Sentences:This applicant has over 10 years experience in this field.
How much experience do you have working with computer databases?
 

WORK SHADOWING /wɜːk ˈʃæd.əʊɪŋ/

19 Aug 2012

phrase

  • following a specific employee to learn about their job
Example Sentences:For the next week you’ll be work shadowing Sharon on the assembly line.
One of the best ways to learn a new job is to work shadow another employee.
 
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