EngDiary 0038 - Jobs

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A watercolor painting of a young man in a shirt and a young lady in a dress preparing for a job interview. The scene is 1:1 size, with the young man looking focused and adjusting his tie, while the young lady is checking her resume. The background is a soft, blurred office setting with hints of desks and chairs, giving a professional yet calm atmosphere.


Webber: Hi Alice, I’ve been thinking a lot about my career lately. I want to find an ideal job, but I’m not sure where to start. Do you have any advice?

Alice: Hi Webber! Finding an ideal job can be challenging, but there are some steps you can take to make the process easier. First, you should identify your skills and interests. What are you passionate about?

Webber: Well, I enjoy working with technology and solving problems. I also have experience in project management.

Alice: That’s great! It’s important to know what you’re good at and what you enjoy doing. Next, you should research industries and companies that align with your interests and skills. Have you thought about any specific industries?

Webber: Yes, I’m interested in the tech industry, especially companies that focus on innovation and development.

Alice: That sounds like a good fit for you. You should also network with professionals in the industry. Attend conferences, join online forums, and connect with people on LinkedIn. Networking can open up many opportunities.

Webber: That’s a good idea. I haven’t done much networking yet, but I’ll start looking into it. What about my resume and cover letter? How can I make them stand out?

Alice: Your resume should highlight your relevant experience and skills. Use action verbs and quantify your achievements where possible. For example, instead of saying “managed a team,” you could say “led a team of 10 to complete a project ahead of schedule.” As for your cover letter, tailor it to each job application. Explain why you’re interested in the position and how your skills make you a good fit.

Webber: I see. That makes sense. Do you have any tips for the interview process?

Alice: Yes, practice common interview questions and prepare your answers in advance. Research the company and have a few questions ready to ask the interviewer. Also, be sure to dress appropriately and arrive on time. Confidence and preparation are key.

Webber: Thank you so much, Alice. This has been really helpful. I feel more confident about my job search now.

Alice: You’re welcome, Webber. I’m glad I could help. Good luck with your job search! Remember, finding the right job takes time, but with persistence, you’ll find something that’s perfect for you.

Webber: Thank you so much, Alice. This has been really helpful. I feel more confident about my job search now.

Alice: You’re welcome, Webber. I’m glad I could help. By the way, there’s something important I want to share with you. The concept of an “ideal job” might be a bit misleading. In reality, no job is perfect.

Webber: What do you mean?

Alice: Well, every job has its challenges and downsides. The key is to approach each job with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow. If you put in the effort and maintain a good attitude, you can make any job feel ideal.

Webber: That’s an interesting perspective. So, you’re saying that it’s more about my approach to the job rather than the job itself?

Alice: Exactly. Focus on doing your best, developing your skills, and building good relationships with your colleagues. Over time, you’ll find that you can create a fulfilling and rewarding career, even if the job isn’t perfect.

Webber: I see. That makes a lot of sense. It’s reassuring to know that I can make the most of any opportunity.

Alice: Absolutely. Just remember to keep an open mind and stay adaptable. Opportunities often come in unexpected ways, and with the right mindset, you can turn any job into an ideal one.

Webber: Thanks, Alice. I really appreciate your advice and support.

Alice: Anytime, Webber. Best of luck with your job search, and remember, it’s all about how you approach it. You’ll do great!

Webber: Thanks, Alice. I really appreciate your advice and support. By the way, how much time do you plan to spend working in your lifetime?

Alice: Honestly, I plan to work until my last breath. I love what I do, and it gives me a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Webber: That’s amazing, Alice. I admire your passion. For me, I want to retire as early as possible. I have so many things I want to do in my free time.

Alice: That sounds wonderful too, Webber. What do you plan to do once you retire?

Webber: I want to spend my free time cooking and enjoying delicious food. I also want to travel the world and explore new cultures. Additionally, I enjoy reading history books, so I’ll have more time to indulge in that hobby.

Alice: Those are great plans, Webber. It’s important to have goals and activities that you’re passionate about outside of work. Retirement will be a wonderful time for you to pursue those interests.

Webber: Yes, I’m really looking forward to it. But for now, I’ll focus on finding the right job and making the most of it, as you suggested.

Alice: That sounds like a good plan. Remember, whether you choose to work your whole life or retire early, the most important thing is to find joy and satisfaction in what you do.

Webber: Absolutely. Thanks again for all your advice, Alice. I feel more motivated and clear about my career path now.

Alice: You’re welcome, Webber. I’m sure you’ll do great. Keep me updated on your progress!

Career Directory

Career Name Translation
Accountant 會計師
Actor 演員
Architect 建築師
Artist 藝術家
Barista 咖啡師
Bartender 調酒師
Biologist 生物學家
Bus Driver 公車司機
Busboy 餐廳雜工
Call Center Agent 呼叫中心代理
Car Mechanic 汽車修理工
Car Wash Attendant 洗車工
Cashier 收銀員
Chef 廚師
Chemist 化學家
Civil Engineer 土木工程師
Construction Flagging 施工旗手
Construction Laborer 建築工人
Customer Service Rep 客戶服務代表
Data Analyst 數據分析師
Delivery Driver 外送員
Dentist 牙醫
Dishwasher 洗碗工
Doctor 醫生
Dog Walker 遛狗員
Dry Cleaner 乾洗店員工
Economist 經濟學家
Electrician 電工
Environmental Scientist 環境科學家
Event Planner 活動策劃師
Factory Worker 工廠工人
Farm Worker 農場工人
Fashion Designer 時裝設計師
Fast Food Worker 速食店員工
Financial Analyst 財務分析師
Fishmonger 魚販
Fruit Picker 果農
Garbage Collector 垃圾收集員
Geologist 地質學家
Graphic Designer 平面設計師
Grocery Stocker 雜貨店上架員
Groundskeeper 場地管理員
Hotel Bellhop 飯店行李員
Housekeeper 家務助理
Human Resources Manager 人力資源經理
Interior Designer 室內設計師
IT Specialist 資訊技術專家
Janitor 清潔工
Journalist 記者
Landscaper 園丁
Laundry Attendant 洗衣店員工
Lawyer 律師
Librarian 圖書館員
Line Cook 廚房助理
Mail Carrier 郵遞員
Marketing Manager 市場經理
Meat Packer 肉品包裝工
Mechanical Engineer 機械工程師
Moving Company Laborer 搬家公司工人
Nail Technician 美甲師
Nanny 保姆
Newspaper Delivery 報紙投遞員
Nurse 護士
Parking Attendant 停車場管理員
Personal Care Aide 個人護理助理
Pest Control Worker 害蟲控制工
Pharmacist 藥劑師
Photographer 攝影師
Pilot 飛行員
Plumber 水管工
Police Officer 警察
Porter 搬運工
Programmer 程式設計師
Project Manager 專案經理
Psychologist 心理學家
Real Estate Agent 房地產代理
Receptionist 接待員
Research Scientist 研究科學家
Retail Sales Associate 零售銷售員
Sales Representative 銷售代表
School Teacher 學校教師
Security Guard 保全
Shoe Shiner 擦鞋工
Social Worker 社工
Software Developer 軟體開發師
Street Vendor 街頭小販
Surgeon 外科醫生
Tailor 裁縫
Taxi Driver 計程車司機
Ticket Seller 售票員
Translator 翻譯
Travel Agent 旅行社
Veterinary Technician 獸醫技術員
Waiter/Waitress 服務生
Warehouse Packer 倉庫包裝員
Warehouse Worker 倉庫工人
Web Developer 網頁開發師
Window Cleaner 清潔窗戶工
Writer 作家
Zoologist 動物學家