The world of work and unemployment, trade and commerce

The world of work and unemployment, trade and commerce

 

Masculine:
le commerce = trade
le travail = work
un emploi = a job
le chômage = unemployment
un chômeur = an unemployed person
un demandeur d'emploi = a job seeker
le taux de chômage = the unemployment rate
le monde du travail = the world of work

 

 

Feminine:
l'industrie = industry
la perte = the loss
l'allocation = benefit payment
l'ANPE = job centre
une demande d'emploi = a job application
une entrevue = an interview

 

 

Verbs:
embaucher = to employ workers
licencier = to dismiss / make redundant
toucher une allocation = to draw a benefit
poser sa candidature = to apply for a job
former = to train
prendre la (pré-) retraite = to take (early) retirement
démissionner = to resign

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