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10 How do you distinguish these similar phrases?

10 How do you distinguish these similar phrases?

◎Business field / Type of business / Kind of occupation

 

  • What is “Business field”?

Businesses can be categorized into different fields based on their economic activities such as manufacture or service.  For example, manufactures, trading companies, financial institutions, hospitality industry, distribution /retail industry, information/communication, and mass media are all considered as different business fields.

 

  • What is “Type of business?

Type of business can be differentiated based on the services or product they are dealing with. Auto manufactures, food specialist, trading companies, food service industry and other industries can all be considered as different types of business.

 

  • What is “Kind of occupation”?

Kind of occupation is a classification of different positions within the business. Positions within administration, sales, technical, and research can be used to describe the kind of occupation.

 

◎Comprehensive work / General office work / Profession

 

  • What is “comprehensive work”?

This is a career path that requires you to have synthetic judgement when you implement principal tasks or project management. Relocation of a long distance office might be required and you have the opportunity to climb the career ladder to advance to an administrative position.

 

  • What is “general office work”?

You are in charge of formulaic assistant work and you will not be asked to relocate to a long distance office, and promoted to an administrative position is not possible.

 

  • What is “profession”?

This position is only available for people who possess a particular set of skills or knowledge regarding to specific high level technology.

 

◎An application form / resume

 

  • What is an “application form”?(in Japanese, it is called “entry sheet”)

This is a document you need to submit when you are applying for the job. Applicants are required to answer questions within the application and you are required to follow certain rules such as character limitation as well as follow the format to complete it. Moreover, do not miss the deadline!

 

  • What is a“resume”?

Your resume should contain the following fundamental information: your name, date of birth, academic background, work experience, qualification or license. You should use the resume format provided by your school, if there is one.

 

◎Group interview / Personal interview

 

  • What is a “group interview”?

There will be multiple Interviewees as well as interviewers. It is common for the first and the second round of interviews. It is essential that you provide a concise answer and listen carefully to what other people say.

 

  • What is a “personal interview”?

Whilst there is only one interviewee, there might be one or more interviewers. It is important that you clearly present to them of your abilities, perception, personality, and enthusiasm in the words of your own.

 

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