1 Mai and Nam are talking about their preparations for the world of work. Listen and read. (Mai và Nam đang nói về sự chuẩn bị của họ cho thế giới của công việc. Nghe và đọc.)
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Nam: Hi, Mai!
Mai: Hello, Nam. How are things?
Nam: Great, thanks. I found a job advertisement for the position of a waiter in a restaurant. I'm writing my CV to apply for the job.
Mai: Can I see it?
Nam: You asked to see the job advertisement? Okay, here it is.
Mai: Oh, you are applying for this job? But you still goto school, Nam.
Nam: Yeah, it's just a part-time job, and I'll only work at the weekend. My father advised me to get some work experience.
Mai: Well, my mum thinks working while still at school is a waste of time.
Mai: She told me to focus on my studies. She advised me and my brother not to look for jobs until we have finished university. She also offered to do all the housework for us so that we have more time to study.
Nam: I think your mother has her own reasons. I guess she wants you and your brother to be well-prepared for your future jobs.
Mai: I think so, too. It's getting more and more difficult to get a good job nowadays.
Nam: Yes, employers usually look for qualifications and relevant experience. They also want job applicants to be able to demonstrate their skills and qualities.
Mai: Sounds very challenging. How can we do that?
Nam: Before we apply for any jobs, we need prepare a good CV and a covering letter carefully. They should include informa about relevant qualifications, experi and skills.
Mai: Yes, but will employers have time to
each application carefully? So many pecc are looking for jobs.
Nam: You're right. There are usually a lot of seekers applying for one position. Only a of them are shortlisted for an interview.
Mai: The job interview is also very important, the best candidate is recruited. Somet' there are even two or three rounds interviews!
Nam: Yes, then new employees have to go thr an initial period of probation when employer will assess their performance provide some training. If everything goes they will be confirmed as regular emplo
Mai: It seems like hard work getting a job, I think I should start learning how to pr my CV and practising my interview skills.
2 Read the conversation again. Answer the questions about it. (Đọc cuộc trò chuyện một lần nữa. Trả lời các câu hỏi về nó.)
What is Nam doing?
Does Nam's father want him to work while school? Why?/Why not?
Does Mai's mother want her to work while school? Why?/Why not?
What information do job seekers need to incl in their CVs and covering letters?
Why is the probation period important?
Do you think you are ready for work? Why?/Why not.
He is writing a CV to apply for a part-time job.
Yes, he does. He wants his son to get some work experience.
No, she doesn't. She wants her to focus on her studies.
They need to include information about their relevant qualifications, experience, and skills.
Because it is a period when the employer can assess the employee's performance and provide them with some training.
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3 Complete the text with the correct form of the words from the box. (Hoàn thành văn bản với hình thức đúng của từ trong hộp.)