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to get rid of

abolish

to succeed in doing sth

accomplish

to get sth

acquire

determined not to change your mind

adamant

things that need to be done

agenda

to give your support to a group

align

to give sth to someone(officially)

allocate
to use a particular method, law, etc.

apply sth to sth
assessment or judgment

appraisal

natural ability to do sth well

aptitude

extremely difficult

arduous

sb hoping to be succesful at one's career

aspiring star/starlet

behaving in a confident way establishing yourself

assertive

an expert in a certain field

assessor

to start to have control, responsibility

assume complete responsibility

with little advance warning

at short notice

a twominded remark or compliment

backhanded

accumulation of things waiting to be done

backlog

to work very hard at sth

beaver away at sth

to be having a lot of success

be on a roll

a hot or cold drink

beverage

a careless or stupid mistake

blunder

money added to someone's wages

bonus

a meeting where instructions are given

briefing

a strong personal quality that makes others like you

charisma

to be in a position of control

to call the shots/tune

sb who works in the government departments that manage the affairs of the country

civil servant

someone's ability to do sth

capacity

the hard work and loyalty

commitment

things that combine well together

complementary

to tell someone a secret

confide
most important part
core

documents that prove who you are

credentials

a reduction in sth

cutback

to give someone the responsibility to act on your behalf

delegate

needing a lot of ability

demanding

someone who helps the dentist

dental hygienist

a noticeable difference from normal

deviation

making you less confident

disheartening

to remove someone from a job

dismiss

having a special quality

distinctive

to completely accept sth

embrace

to give someone more power to do sth

empower

sent in an envelope with a letter

enclosed

to get rid of sth completely

eradicate

the study of how furniture can be comfortable to use

ergonomics

workers choose the hours which they work

flexitime

the good judgment to plan ahead

foresight

extremely hurried/scared

frantic

making you feel happy and satisfied

fulfilling

a doctor who is trained in general medicine

general practitioner

to find a way of dealing with a problem

get around

give a reaction that shows that you do not like sth

give sb thumbs down

an amount of money given to someone(especially by government)

grant

very difficult

gruelling

dangerous

hazardous

not influenced by a particular group

impartial

to make sth work

implement

encouragement/motivation

incentive

always working very hard

industrious

to show that there is good reason for sth

justify

work very hard

keep sb's nose to the grindstone

to have all the information you need about sth

keep track of

to stop employing someone

lay off

to have only just enough money to buy the things you need

make ends meet

boring or dirty work

menial work

extremely boring

mind-numbing

ordinary

mundane

stopping and starting again, intermittently

on and off

receiving unemployment benefit

on the dole

old and no longer suitable

outdated

something that you get legally from your work in addition to your wages

perk

continuing to do sth in a determined way

persistence

a group of people standing outside a factory

picket line

trick

ploy

organisation that campaigns on behalf of a minority

pressure group

immediate or quick

prompt

the buildings and lands that an organisation uses

premises

to make sure sb understands sth

ram sth home

inspections performed without warning

random spot checks

to correct something

rectify

a situation where someone is told to leave their job

redundancy

statement from someone who has worked with you

reference

someone whose job is to collect rubish

refuse collector

to move to a different place

relocate

payment for your work

remuneration

giving you satisfaction

rewarding

a list that shows when sb must do sth

roster

redundancy pay

severance pay/package

a manager who makes inferiors work hard

slave driver

fixed or controlled by law

statutory rights

someone who likes to cause trouble

stirrer

a person who is holding the manager's position temporarily

stop-gap manager

takes a lot of effort

strenuous

use all the supplies/money

stretch sth to the limit

have a bad effect on sth

take its toll

sb who finds talented young people

talent scout

sth that is used as a pattern or example

template

determined and not willing to stop

tenacious

to suddenly run somewhere

to bolt

leave a day's work in a factory

to clock off/out

to seriously intend something

to mean business

endure

to stomach

to consider an idea

toy with the idea

the rate at which people leave a workplace

turnover

a job that is available for someone to start doing

vacancy

a job that you do because you feel it's your purpose in life

vocation

someone who is quick at solving problems

whiz

work very hard

work one's fingers to the bone

upset

worked up

someone who cannot say no to superiors

yes-man

a smaller "court" to settle arguments between employers and employees

industrial tribunal