Hiring and Training


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

generate /ˈdʒenəreɪt/
(v) to produce or create something
Example: The new training program generated a lot of interest among employees

hire /ˈhaɪə(r)/
(n, v) to give somebody a job
Example: She was hired after her third interview

keep up with
keep up with
(v) to stay equal with
Example: Employees are encouraged to take courses in order to keep up with new developments

look up to
look up to
(v) to admire
Example: Staff members looked up to the director because he had earned their respect over the years

mentor /ˈmentɔː(r)/
(n) a person who gives a younger or less experienced person help and advice over a period of time, especially at work or school
Example: She was a friend and mentor to many young actors

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

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

set up
set up /'setʌp/
(v) to establish, to arrange
Example: Set up a time and place for the meeting and then inform everyone who is involved

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

training /ˈtreɪnɪŋ/
(n) 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/
(v, n) to make something more modern by adding new parts
Example: The personnel officer updated the employees on the latest personnel changes