Job Interview Part V – Interests & Personality

Job Interview Part V – Interests & Personality

INTERESTS What are your hobbies? Try to include some group activity or team sport as teamwork is an important part of most jobs these days. Which newspapers do you read? Try to mention more than one publication which reflect differing view points. This will suggest...
BUENA Y MALA GENTE

BUENA Y MALA GENTE

BUENA GENTE 1. (it)couldn’t have / happened to a nicer / bloke person – se lo merecía I hear Ed has just won 150000€ on the lottery. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bloke! 2. guardian angel – angel de la guarda a Knight in shining armour – salvador -So there we...
CANSANCIO & ENERGÍA

CANSANCIO & ENERGÍA

CANSANCIO 1. (to be) done in – estar rendido, estar para el arrastre How was work today? Awful; we had costumers coming in non-stop all day. I don’t think I sat down once. I’m done in. 2. (to be) done to death – estar muy visto, ser mas de lo mismo -You might think...
Calma & Nerviosismo

Calma & Nerviosismo

CALMA 1. After a storm comes a calm – después de la tormenta llega la calma The calm alter the storm – la calma después de la tormenta -My partner and I quarrel occuasionally, but we think that’s quite normal, and then of course there’s always the calm alter the storm...
Alegría & Tristeza

Alegría & Tristeza

ALEGRIA (Happyness) 1. (to be) blown away – (estar) loco de contento over the moon – en el séptimo cielo thrilled to bits – encantado de la vida -How do you feel about being named coordinator for the Social Sciences Department? -I’m over the moon, especially...
Job Interview Part VI – Questions you could ask in the interview

Job Interview Part VI – Questions you could ask in the interview

An interview is not just the employer’s opportunity to select you. You should also be actively deciding if you want to work for the company. Your questions should reflect an interest in the company and hoy it is run as well as the exact nature of the job you are...