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Jobs. Work. I work on Saturdays and in the school holidays.

Work

Saturdays are busy because that’s when everyone goes shopping. Our shop sells clothes and accessories for men, women and children. I work in the children’s department. It can be crazy sometimes, but it’s fun. The best job in the world. Once again the organisation which promotes Australia, Tourism Australia, is advertising the best job in the world.

The best job in the world

But this year, they have six jobs going, all for six months, with a great salary and extra spending money. If you think one of these is your dream job, you have to make a 30-second video explaining why you are the best person for the role. But – be warned. Thousands of people will be competing for each post. The job of 'outback adventurer' is for someone with a passion for outdoor life, and in the Northern Territory there are plenty of wide-open spaces. Like the idea of 200 days of sunshine every year?

Another island job is as 'wildlife caretaker' on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Dreams. The Pursuit of Happyness Trailer [HQ] The Blind Side - Official Trailer. If you've got the money ... “If you’ve got the money ...”

If you've got the money ...

Now, you may or may not know that Jamie-T’s famous lyrics actually continue like this: “If you’ve got the money, I think it would be funny-oh-oh-oh, To take your girl and spend a bit of your cash for me” But it’s the first line alone that I’m really interested in; “If you’ve got the money”... Don’t get me wrong, I’m a strong believer that ‘money doesn’t buy happiness’ but I do think that it takes a huge weight off your shoulders and helps to provide a sense of peace and security, especially for the future.

But the lyrics “if you’ve got the money” transport us into a dream world where money is no object and subconsciously force us to think of every single decadent thing we would do and buy... Yet, whilst a world with an abundance of money would be great, I can’t help but think that a world without money would be even better. However, the video really did make me think. Learnenglishteens.britishcouncil. I have just started my placement as an English Language Assistant in the Parisian suburbs.

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I was struck by how rich a city Paris really is; the architecture of the buildings and the large amount of luxurious monuments, such as the ‘L’arc de Triomphe’ and ‘Notre Dame’ completely embody the city’s rich reputation. I was also very surprised at how different the suburbs are; in the UK, traditionally, the suburbs are the richest part of a city but here, it is the complete opposite. The schools that I teach in are located just outside of Paris and are not as wealthy as the ones found in the centre of the city. However, the pupils that I teach are so eager to learn my language. Finding a job. LearnEnglishTeens. LearnEnglishTeens. LearnEnglishTeens. LearnEnglishTeens. LearnEnglishTeens. I have recently had a telephone interview for a job back home in England.

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I have had many face-to-face job interviews before, and normally I don’t get particularly nervous. However, for a telephone interview, where I couldn’t see the interviewer, I was very apprehensive! I didn’t know what he thought of my answers, and it sometimes there were silences where he was writing down my answers, so I couldn’t tell whether he liked what I said or not!

My friends and family helped me prepare by asking me lots of questions before the interview. Sometimes, big companies ask strange questions unrelated to the job, such as, ‘what does your book collection say about you?’ I was especially worried about being asked to do a maths question on the spot, because maths isn’t my strongest subject! My best interview was for my job at a café-bar at university. I like writing, and so filling in a long application form doesn’t bother me. Your personal homepage. 5 Ways to Ace a Job Interview. Listen You've probably heard your parents talk about the importance of making a good first impression on a job interview (their "dress for success" talk may sound like a lecture, but in this case parents are right).

5 Ways to Ace a Job Interview

Here are 5 strategies to help you ace your job interview: Dress the part. Even if the job you're applying for involves wearing a uniform or working behind the scenes, the way you dress for an interview tells your potential employer that you take the job seriously. If you're a guy, wear a nice pair of pants and a shirt (a tie usually isn't necessary for a summer job, although it doesn't hurt to wear one!).

Parents or older siblings can offer good advice about job hunting and interviewing. Reviewed by: Neil Izenberg, MD Date reviewed: August 2012 Listen. Resume - Checklist of Personal Skills. Checklist of Personal Skills The following words describe work-related characteristics.

Resume - Checklist of Personal Skills

Check off the ones that describe you best and also add your own. Accurate: Careful, precise, free from error. Adaptable: Able to adapt oneself to new surroundings; to make suitable change so as to fit new conditions. Alert: Watchful, wide awake, ready to act. Future.