Jobs, Professions, Occupations
president, vice-president, executive officer (CEO);
director, deputy director, financial director;
manager, general manager, assistant manager, PR manager, supervisor;
office clerk, receptionist, secretary, typist, stenographer;
banker, bank officer, accountant, bookkeeper, economist, teller, cashier, auditor;
doctor, physician, family doctor, general practitioner;
eye specialist, throat specialist, heart specialist / cardiologist, surgeon, pediatrician, psychiatrist, dentist, dietician, pharmacist, veterinarian;
chef, head cook, cook;
maitre d', headwaiter, waiter, waitress, bartender / barman;
Sales and stores
sales representative, sales manager;
salesperson, salesman, saleswoman / salesgirl; seller, sales clerk, cashier;
wholesale buyer, wholesaler, retailer, distributor, advertising agent;
Art and creative work
artist, painter; musician, composer, singer, dancer;
film director, producer, actor, actress, cameraman;
writer, author, playwright, dramatist, scenarist;
reporter, journalist, photographer;
architect, designer, interior designer, web-designer;
School and college
principal, dean, professor, teacher, student, pupil;
engineer, technician, mechanic; builder, construction worker, repairer;
welder, bricklayer / mason, carpenter, plumber, painter;
scientist, scholar, researcher, explorer;
mathematician, physicist, chemist, astronomer, biologist, historian, archeologist, economist, philosopher, psychologist;
Law and order
judge, lawyer, attorney; police officer, policeman, traffic officer, detective;
expert, specialist, consultant, advisor (adviser);
pilot, flight attendant / stewardess;
computer programmer, computer operator;
driver, taxi driver, bus driver, truck driver;
firefighter, librarian, farmer, tailor, model, politician, priest;
hairdresser / hairstylist, barber, beautician, cosmetologist;
cleaning lady / cleaning woman;
Places of work
office, agency, enterprise, company, business, firm, plant, factory, hospital.
to hire, to fire, to quit; unemployed, jobless, to look for a job;
letter of application for a job, resume, CV, interview; contract, work agreement;
employer, employee, staff member, to be on staff; temporary worker, season worker;
to work full-time, to work part-time, to have a part-time job, to work overtime;
pay, wages, salary, income;
to be paid by the hour, to be paid by the month;
monthly pay, weekly pay, hourly pay, yearly pay / annual pay;
gross pay, net pay, take-home pay, bonus, overtime pay;
taxes, expenses, deductions;
fringe benefits, sick leave, medical insurance;
What do you do? What business are you in?
I am a stockbroker. I am a car dealer. I am a freelance writer.
I am a sales representative. I sell computers.
I work as a psychologist. I work for a newspaper.
I work at a transportation company. I work at a small film company.
I am in real estate. I am in advertising.
I have a small business of my own.
I am a homemaker. / I work at home.
I am unemployed at the moment. I am looking for a job right now.