Vocabulary Useful for Writing Business Letters By Kenneth Beare This sheet focuses on core vocabulary and phrases used when writing business letters or e-mails in English. This business writing reference can be used in English for specific purposes classes as a starting point for students who need to use English on an everyday basis for written business communications. Teachers are often not equipped with the exact English terminology required in very specific trade sectors. For this reason, core vocabulary sheets go a long way in helping teachers provide adequate materials for students with English for Specific Purposes needs. English for Specific Purposes Core Vocabulary Lists English for AdvertisingEnglish for Banking and StocksEnglish for Book Keeping and Financial AdministrationEnglish for Business and Commercial LettersEnglish for Human ResourcesEnglish for the Insurance IndustryEnglish for Legal PurposesEnglish for LogisticsEnglish for MarketingEnglish for Production and ManufacturingEnglish for Sales and Acquisitions
How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions Wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview? While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. While we don't recommend having a canned response for every interview question (in fact, please don't), we do recommend spending some time getting comfortable with what you might be asked, what hiring managers are really looking for in your responses, and what it takes to show that you're the right man or woman for the job. Consider this list your interview question study guide. 1. Can you tell me a little about yourself? This question seems simple, so many people fail to prepare for it, but it's crucial. Read More 2. Another seemingly innocuous interview question, this is actually a perfect opportunity to stand out and show your passion for and connection to the company. Read More 3. Read More 4. Read More 5. Read More 6. Read More 7. 8. 9.
Standard Business Questions - Standard Questions asked about Business and Variations There are a number of standard business questions used when making general inquires into the nature of a company. The following dialogue covers a number of standard business questions. The reference section then provides variations and related business questions for a number of the standard business questions used in the dialogue. Business Reporter: Thank you for taking the time to meet with me today. Manager: It's my pleasure Business Reporter: Who do you work for? Business Reporter: What does Springco do? Business Reporter: Where is the company based? Business Reporter: How many people do you employ? Business Reporter: What's your annual revenue? Business Reporter: What type of distribution services do you provide? Business Reporter: What sort of internet presence do you have? Business Reporter: Is your company public? Business Reporter: What type of logistical structure do you have? Business Reporter: Where are your products manufactured? Standard Business Questions Variations:
How to prepare for technical competency interview questions Interviews at NRC include both technical and behavioural-based competency questions. Technical Competency questions are likely the types of questions that you are most familiar with. They assess the depth and breadth of your knowledge, skills or abilities in a particular area. In order to prepare yourself, review the job description and competition poster available from the Human Resource Team responsible for the competition. Review the technical competencies listed. What are the key steps in managing a project? Conversely, if the position requires the "Ability to manage projects" a question like this one may be asked: Describe a recent project that you managed. In this case you will likely want to go a step further and reflect on different projects that you managed and what your specific role was. Describe the Situation;Give details on what you had to do - Tasks;Give details on Actions you have taken; Describe the outcome (or Result) of the situation. Good luck! Date modified:
Business English vocabulary reference lists for ESP (English for Special Purposes) classes and students, including over 2,500 key words and phrases for a variety of industries. Business English vocabulary reference lists for ESP (English for Special Purposes) classes and students. Vocabulary for advertising, banking and stocks, bookkeeping and financial administration, business and commercial letters, human resources, insturance, legal, logistics, marketing, production and manufacturing and sales and aquisitions. Food Service VocabularyList of 170 essential words for the food service industry for English language learners Standard Business QuestionsThis interview focuses on asking standard business questions in English. Collocations with MoneyCollocations used with the noun money including an example sentence for each strong collocation pair. Driver Education - DMV - Key VocabularyMany ESL speakers and learners are required to take driver education courses to obtain their driver license from the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles). Jobs - Vocabulary Word GroupsVocabulary related to 'jobs'. Money - Vocabulary Word GroupsVocabulary related to 'money'.
Responding to difficult interview questions responding to difficult interview questions Let’s face it, interviewers can ask some tough questions when their trying to get to know if you are the right fit. Here’s a list of some of the most difficult interview questions and how to answer them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. For more career tips and advice download our career resource guide today. How to Write a Business Report Updated July 28, 2015. If you would like to learn how to write a business report in English follow these tips and use the example report as a template on which to base your own business report. First of all, business reports provide important information for management that is timely and factual. Linking language should be used to connect ideas and sections of the business report. Terms of reference refer to the terms on which the business report is written. The procedure describe the method that was used to collect data for the report. continue reading below our video Play Video The findings describe the data or other important information the report produced. The recommendations are specific suggestions made based on the conclusions of the report. Read the short example business report and follow the tips below. Margaret Anderson, Director of Personnel has requested this report on employee benefits satisfaction.
Top Job Interview Questions Interview questions can run the gamut. It's unlikely you'll face all 100 of these, but you should still be prepared to answer at least some of them. While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. Which is why we've taken the time to prepare this list of 100 potential interview questions. Will you face them all? We pray no interviewer would be that cruel. Will you face a few? Will you be well-served by being ready even if you're not asked these exact questions? Basic interview questions: Behavioral interview questions: What was the last project you led, and what was its outcome? Salary questions: What salary are you seeking? Career development questions: What are you looking for in terms of career development? Getting started questions: How would you go about establishing your credibility quickly with the team? More questions about you: How would you describe your work style? Brainteasers:
Opening Sentences for Global Email Readers have asked me to suggest opening sentences for emails that go to people around the world. The goal of these openers is to avoid coming across as blunt and impolite, especially in messages to people from cultures in which English is not the first language. It is wise for people in the English-speaking business world to include a sentence of greeting rather than getting immediately into their business purpose when they write to people who expect and value such email courtesies. Below are a few opening sentences for international email. Each one would come after a greeting such as "Dear Dr. Rivas" or "Hello, Osouf." We hope you are enjoying the season.I hope all is well.How are you? For more ideas on building relationships in your messages, get my book Business Writing With Heart: How to Build Great Work Relationships One Message at a Time. If you correspond with business readers around the world, you can pay attention to the opening sentences they use, and respond similarly.