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Jobsearch 4: Selection (part 1)

When a firm wants to fill a vacancy, it will go through certain procedures to find a suitable employee. This is called a 'selection process'.

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Job search: Magnifying glass

arranged in a particular order, e.g. putting the best CVs together

a short list
a list containing the names of the most suitable people

dates and times when people will meet, but can also be used to mean that people have been given particular jobs

a job offer
a formal request asking that someone accepts a job

an employment contract
a formal, legal agreement setting out what will be provided by both the employer and the employee