Topic IELTS Vocabulary – Job & Work

IELTS Topic Vocabulary – Job & Work

a good/smart/clever career move PHRASE an action or change of job that helps you to be successful in your career
appointment NOUN a job, especially an important job
background NOUN the type of career, training, or education that someone has had
business NOUN used for talking about business compared to things that you do when you are not working
call NOUN a strong feeling of wanting to do something, especially as a career
calling NOUN a strong feeling that you must do a particular type of job, especially one that you consider morally good
career NOUN a job or series of related jobs that you do, especially a profession that you spend a lot of your working life in
career NOUN the time when a sports player, entertainer, or artist is active or working
career NOUN connected with someone’s career
career structure NOUN BRITISH a system for making regular progress in your career by moving to a more important job or position each time
co-creation NOUN a 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 NOUN the process of working with someone to produce something
collaboration NOUN something that people produce by working together
delegation NOUN the process of giving some of your work, duties, or responsibilities to a less senior person or a less powerful person
division of labour NOUN the way that the work that needs to be done is divided so that different people are responsible for different parts of it
employability NOUN the fact of having the relevant skills, qualifications, experience, or qualities to get a job
employment NOUN work that you are paid regularly to do for a person or company
employment NOUN relating to jobs and work
encore career NOUN a second career that someone has after retiring from the first
function NOUN someone’s job or particular responsibility
gig NOUN MAINLY AMERICAN a piece of work that you do for money, especially if you are self-employed
hot desking NOUN a 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 NOUN FORMAL an official position
incumbency NOUN FORMAL the fact of having an official position, or the time during which someone has it
job NOUN work 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 NOUN a list of all the things that someone must do in their job
job security NOUN the knowledge that your job is permanent as long as you want it to be
job-sharing NOUN a system in which two people share the work from a single job, so that each one works for part of the day or week
labor the American spelling of labour
line NOUN the way that communication, authority, or responsibility is shared between people in an organization
livelihood NOUN something such as your work that provides the money that you need to live
load NOUN an amount of work that a person, piece of equipment, or system has to do at one time
metier NOUN VERY FORMAL the type of work that you are good at, or the subject that you know most about
occupation NOUN a job. This word is used especially on forms and in formal writing
occupational ADJECTIVE relating to, or caused by, your job
off-site NOUN a 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 NOUN a job that needs a person to do it
opportunity NOUN a job that is available
opus NOUN HUMOROUS any piece of work that someone produces
order book NOUN the total work that a company has agreed to do in the future, which shows how safe its workers’ jobs are
pluralism NOUN FORMAL a situation in which someone has more than one job or position, especially in a church
portfolio working NOUN a 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 NOUN a job in a company
post NOUN BRITISH a job, especially one with a lot of responsibility
probation NOUN a 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 NOUN a job that you need special skills and qualifications to do, especially one with high social status
professional ADJECTIVE relating to your work or career
professional development NOUN the process of obtaining the skills, qualifications, and experience that allow you to make progress in your career
professionally ADVERB in a way that is connected with your work or career
prospects NOUN chances of success, especially in a job or career
service NOUN work or duties done for a person or an organization
slot NOUN a job that someone has as part of a team of people
start out PHRASAL VERB used about someone’s career
tenure NOUN the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
term NOUN a period of time during which a politician or other official holds their job
trade NOUN a 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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