Jobs, Professions, Occupations
president, vice-president; executive officer (CEO);
director, deputy director, financial director;
manager, general manager, assistant manager, PR manager;
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, dentist, dietician, pharmacist, veterinarian;
psychiatrist, analyst, therapist;
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;
Art and Creative Work
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;
detective, police officer, policeman, traffic officer;
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; plant, factory; hospital.
employer, employee; staff member, to be on staff;
to work full-time, to work part-time; to have a part-time job; to work overtime;
temporary worker, season worker;
contract, work agreement;
monthly pay, weekly pay, hourly pay, yearly pay / annual pay;
to be paid by the hour, to be paid by the month;
pay, wages, salary, income;
gross pay, net pay, take-home pay; bonus, overtime pay;
taxes; expenses; deductions;
fringe benefits, sick leave, medical insurance;
to hire, to fire, to quit (your job);
unemployed, jobless; to look for a job;
letter of application for a job; resume, CV, interview.
What do you do?
What business are you in?
I am a stockbroker.
I am a car dealer.
I am a sales representative.
I work as a psychologist.
I sell computers.
I have a small business of my own.
I work at a transportation company.
I work at a small film company.
I am in real estate.
I am in advertising.
I work for a newspaper.
I am a freelance writer.
I am a homemaker. / I work at home.
I am looking for a job right now.
I am unemployed at the moment.