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WORK SHADOWING /wɜːk ˈʃæd.əʊɪŋ/

19 Aug 2012


  • 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.

SALES FORCE seɪlz fɔrs

15 Feb 2012


  • all the people who sell for a company.
Example Sentence: The company is hoping to expand its sales force.

PERSUASIVE pərˈsweɪsɪv

23 May 2011


  • able to make somebody do something or believe (in) something.
Example Sentences: He was so persuasive that it was impossible to beat him as a salesman – he could sell anyone anything any time.