Topic IELTS Vocabulary – Job & Work

IELTS Topic Vocabulary - Job & Work

a good/smart/clever career move PHRASEan action or change of job that helps you to be successful in your career
appointment NOUNa job, especially an important job
background NOUNthe type of career, training, or education that someone has had
business NOUNused for talking about business compared to things that you do when you are not working
call NOUNa strong feeling of wanting to do something, especially as a career
calling NOUNa strong feeling that you must do a particular type of job, especially one that you consider morally good
career NOUNa job or series of related jobs that you do, especially a profession that you spend a lot of your working life in
career NOUNthe time when a sports player, entertainer, or artist is active or working
career NOUNconnected with someone’s career
career structure NOUNBRITISH a system for making regular progress in your career by moving to a more important job or position each time
co-creation NOUNa way of working together where people from different backgrounds are invited to jointly produce a product or service that will benefit all of them
collaboration NOUNthe process of working with someone to produce something
collaboration NOUNsomething that people produce by working together
delegation NOUNthe process of giving some of your work, duties, or responsibilities to a less senior person or a less powerful person
division of labour NOUNthe way that the work that needs to be done is divided so that different people are responsible for different parts of it
employability NOUNthe fact of having the relevant skills, qualifications, experience, or qualities to get a job
employment NOUNwork that you are paid regularly to do for a person or company
employment NOUNrelating to jobs and work
encore career NOUNa second career that someone has after retiring from the first
function NOUNsomeone’s job or particular responsibility
gig NOUNMAINLY AMERICAN a piece of work that you do for money, especially if you are self-employed
hot desking NOUNa method of working in which people do not have their own desk in an office but use any desk that is available at a particular time
incumbency NOUNFORMAL an official position
incumbency NOUNFORMAL the fact of having an official position, or the time during which someone has it
job NOUNwork that you do regularly to earn money. When you ask someone about their job, you usually say ‘What do you do?’, and not ‘What is your job?’ The answer would usually be ‘I am a …’ or ‘I work as a…’, and not ‘My job is’…
job description NOUNa list of all the things that someone must do in their job
job security NOUNthe knowledge that your job is permanent as long as you want it to be
job-sharing NOUNa system in which two people share the work from a single job, so that each one works for part of the day or week
laborthe American spelling of labour
line NOUNthe way that communication, authority, or responsibility is shared between people in an organization
livelihood NOUNsomething such as your work that provides the money that you need to live
load NOUNan amount of work that a person, piece of equipment, or system has to do at one time
metier NOUNVERY FORMAL the type of work that you are good at, or the subject that you know most about
occupation NOUNa job. This word is used especially on forms and in formal writing
occupational ADJECTIVErelating to, or caused by, your job
off-site NOUNa short trip for all the employees in a particular department or company, especially so that they can learn more about each other and how to work together better
opening NOUNa job that needs a person to do it
opportunity NOUNa job that is available
opus NOUNHUMOROUS any piece of work that someone produces
order book NOUNthe total work that a company has agreed to do in the future, which shows how safe its workers’ jobs are
pluralism NOUNFORMAL a situation in which someone has more than one job or position, especially in a church
portfolio working NOUNa way of organizing your working life in which you work for several different employers and do several different jobs at one time instead of working all the time for one employer
position NOUNa job in a company
post NOUNBRITISH a job, especially one with a lot of responsibility
probation NOUNa period of time during which someone who has been given a new job is watched to see whether they can do the job well and stay in the position
profession NOUNa job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status
professional ADJECTIVErelating to your work or career
professional development NOUNthe process of obtaining the skills, qualifications, and experience that allow you to make progress in your career
professionally ADVERBin a way that is connected with your work or career
prospects NOUNchances of success, especially in a job or career
service NOUNwork or duties done for a person or an organization
slot NOUNa job that someone has as part of a team of people
start out PHRASAL VERBused about someone’s career
tenure NOUNthe period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
term NOUNa period of time during which a politician or other official holds their job
trade NOUNa job or type of work that someone is trained to do
  • What is ielts vocabulary?

    IELTS Vocabulary is nothing but collection of English words.



    -- Focus more on academic words.

    -- Connective words

    -- High Level IELTS Vocabulary

    -- Topic related vocabulary

  • Can I use simple language in the ielts writing tasks ,without any vocab ?

    No it is not recommended at all. You must use Vocabulary  in order to get good band score.

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