English podcast #76 Work. conditions, career and pay

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sueldo salary My gross salary is €24,000.
pago wage My son works in a cafe but his wage is good.
ingresos income Most families have two sources of income.
bonus bonus We finished on time so we got a bonus.
gastos expenses My company pays me €200 a day for travel expenses.
seguro de enfermedad health insurance I get a salary and free health insurance.
pensión pension I have a private pension plan with my company.
opciones de compra de acciones stock options Only senior partners are offered stock options.
subida raise/pay raise I get a pay raise every year.
carrera career I have a degree in economics, but I want a career in management.
trabajo job (noun: countable) It’s a small company, so we all do different jobs.
trabajo work (noun: uncountable) I have a lot of work to do.
incorporarse to join I joined IBM in 2003.
ser el responsable de (to be) responsible for I am responsible for all our marketing campaigns.
ser el responsable de (to be) in charge of I’m in charge of all our marketing campaigns.
ascender (to be) promoted I was promoted in October.
oferta de empleo job offer The job offer is very tempting.
despedir to fire / sack The Board of Directors wants to fire the CEO.
despedir (por reducción de plantilla) to make redundant (UK) / to lay off (US) The airline made 2,000 people redundant.
despido voluntario voluntary redundancy He accepted the voluntary redundancy because the payoff was very generous.
jubilarse to retire I want to retire when I am 55.
horas extras to work overtime I work 2-3 hours of overtime a day.
horario flexible flexitime (UK) flextime (US) Flexitime is very practical for parents.
largas horas (jornada larga) long hours culture We want to change the long hours culture in the company.
extra/ ventaja perks I sometimes take my clients to football matches. It is one of the perks of my job.
to meet with I meet with clients regularly.
07/08/2017Level - difficulty 2United StatesAudio