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Glossary: Generation Y is changing job market

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Generation Y is changing job market, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Generation Y is changing job market, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

ability – schopnosť
accessibility – dostupnosť
adapt – prispôsobiť sa
achieve – dosiahnuť
amount – suma
annoy – nahnevať
attract – vábiť, lákať
benefit – výhoda
cater – starať sa
commit – zaviazať sa
commuting – cestovanie
condition – podmienka
confirm – potvrdiť
constitute – znamenať
contribute – prispieť
convince – presvedčiť
department – oddelenie
exceed – presahovať
expect – očakávať
feature – črta
feedback – spätná väzba
fixed-term – na dobu určitú
fluctuation – výkyv, fluktuácia
freight – nákladná doprava
gain – získať
HR – ľudské zdroje
challenge – výzva
implementation – realizácia
insight – porozumenie
Labour Code – Zákonník práce
lack – chýbať
loyal – verný
measurement – meranie
natural person – fyzická osoba
oil – ropa
overtime - nadčas
peer – rovesník
perform – vykonať
performance – výkonnosť
personnel manager – personalista
predecessor – predchodca
prolong – predĺžiť
provide – poskytnúť
provision – ustanovenie
recruit – najať, nabrať
recruitment agency – personálna agentúra
refinery – rafinéria
refuse – odmietnuť
renew – obnoviť
requirement – požiadavka
retain – ponechať si
salary – plat
seasonal work – brigáda
skill – zručnosť
state-run – štátny
steer – viesť
termination – ukončenie
undertake – podniknúť, spraviť
unlimited time – na neurčito
utility – služba
validity – platnosť
value – ceniť si, vážiť si
wage – mzda
willing – ochotný
working hours – pracovný čas
work-life balance – rovnováha medzi prácou a súkromím
workplace – pracovisko


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