Part One: Expressions
- Are you hiring?
- I saw your ad* in the paper and wanted to apply for the job.
- When can you come in for an interview?
- Do you have any references?
- What’s your past job experience?
- This is a very impressive resume, Mr. Smith.
- What are your qualifications?
- What’s the starting salary?
- What possibilities are there for advancement?
- What kind of holidays/ benefits do you have for your employees?
Part Two: Dialogues
- Resumes and Interviews履历表和面试
A: Hey Ted, I saw this ad in the paper. You should take a look.
B: What is it?
A: It’s for a job. It looks perfect for you.
B: Let’s see … “Wanted: manager for up-and-coming fimp3. Must have good organizational skills. Experience a plus. Please contact Betty Sue.” Oh, I don’t know …
A: Come on, what have you got to lose?
B: What about my resume?
A: Here, I’ll help you type one up.
B: Thanks, Mary. You’re a real pal. I’ll call now to set up an interview.
A: Well, I’ve looked over your resume, Mr. Peepers.
B: Please, call me Ted.
A: Well, Ted, this is a very impressive resume. However, we do have several other applicants to finish interviewing before we can make a final decision. We’ll call you by Friday, if that’s all right.
B: That’s no problem.
A: Do you have any other questions?
B: Well, what kind of salary do you provide?
A: Salary is based on experience as well as* time spent with our company.
B: I see.
A: Salary can be negotiated once we officially offer you the job.
B: Sounds fine.