Hiring and Training


conduct /kənˈdʌkt/
(verb) to organize and/or do a particular activity
Example: Interviews were conducted over a period of three weeks.

generate /ˈdʒenəreɪt/
(verb) to produce energy, especially electricity
Example: The new training program generated a lot of interest among employees

hire /ˈhaɪər/
(verb) to give somebody a job
Example: She was hired after her third interview

keep up with
keep up with /kiːp ʌp wɪð/
(phrasal verb) to continue to be in contact with somebody
Example: Employees are encouraged to take courses in order to keep up with new developments

look up to
look up to /lʊk ʌp tə/
(phrasal verb) to admire or respect somebody
Example: Staff members looked up to the director because he had earned their respect over the years

mentor /ˈmentɔːr/
(noun) an experienced person who advises and helps somebody with less experience over a period of time
Example: She was a friend and mentor to many young actors

on track
on track /ɑːn træk/
(noun) an experienced person who advises and helps somebody with less experience
Example: They're on track to make record profits

reject /rɪˈdʒekt/
(verb) to refuse to accept or consider something
Example: We put the rejects in this box

set up
set up /set ʌp/
(phrasal verb) to provide somebody with the money that they need in order to do something
Example: Set up a time and place for the meeting and then inform everyone who is involved

success /səkˈses/
(noun) the fact that you have achieved something that you want and have been trying to do or get
Example: The director's success came after years of hiring the right people at the right time

training /ˈtreɪnɪŋ/
(noun) the process of learning the skills that you need to do a job
Example: The new hire received such good training that, within a week, she was as productive as the other workers

update /ˌʌpˈdeɪt/
(verb) to make something more modern by adding new parts, etc.
Example: The personnel officer updated the employees on the latest personnel changes