Employment

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Definition

employment: work, a job
noun
This is my place of employment. This is where I work.

unemployment: the state of not having a job
noun
The unemployment rate has risen by 2% in the last month.

Examples

  • "According to clause 517b, paragraph 3, bullet point C of our staff contracts, all new employees of the Delavigne Corporation must undergo a physical examination within the first 6 months of their employment."
  • "Currently the unemployment rate is at 7.2 percent, which is the highest it has been since 1992."
  • "Brian : No, It's a financial term. Businesses stop expanding, revenues decline, employment falls and unemployment rises."
  • "But here's the real problem. Eliminating half of the fishing industry would have a devastating effect on unemployment levels in Northern Scotland."
  • "Things we DO take into account: Employment history and experience (including references), performance, academic record, competences (knowledge, skill, and abilities), suitability for the job in question."
  • "I wish you the best of luck with your search for employment."
  • "Brian : No, It's a financial term. Businesses stop expanding, revenues decline, employment falls and unemployment rises."
  • "It was an incredible coincidence that the day after our Director of Personnel received your application for employment, she tendered her own resignation, without notice."
  • "Today we're going to talk about the rising problem of unemployment in the US."

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