English Vocabulary About Employment



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Badly Paid

The opposite of a well-paid job. We all would like to avoid this situation for ourselves and our family. However, sometimes it is inevitable. In a badly paid job, you don’t earn a lot of money.

Example:

Traditionally in the UK nurses and teachers, firefighters and policemen are often considered to be badly paid in comparison to some people working in Finance or retail or IT.



High-Powered

A very important job where you have a lot of responsibilities.

Example:

Her brother has a really high-powered job at a computer company.

You can also use high-powered in relation to people meaning he has a lot of power or influence.

Example:


Sam progressed in his career quite a bit along the way, he is now a high-powered executive in a big multinational.


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