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In this lesson, we are going to learn what to say when searching for a job.
Joe : Good morning. My name is Joe Smith. I’ve learnt there’s a vacancy for a sales executive in your company.
HR : That’s right Mr. Smith. We are looking for an experienced sales person.
Joe : Sounds good. I have got 4 years of sales experience.
HR : Great! What sort of products have you sold?
Joe : Well, I’ve mostly worked in the tech industry. I’ve sold computers.
HR : That’s great! In that case I’d request you to come over for an interview.
Joe : Sure. I can do that. Can you tell me when to come?
HR : What about this Wednesday 5 PM?
Joe : Okay. I’ll be there at 5.
HR : Hello. Is that Mr. Mark Anderson?
Mark : Yes. What can I do for you?
HR : I am calling from Market Corp. You’ve applied for a job with us. We received your resume in email.
Mark : Oh yes! I am interested in your vacancy for computer programmer.
HR : Excellent! I saw your resume, it is very interesting. Can you come in for a personal interview?
Mark : Of course I can! When do you need me there?
HR : If you can come on the 5th of this month, I will set up an appointment with our section head.
Mark : No problems. I can come on 5th.
HR : Great! See you at 11 AM then.
Mark : Sure!
Joe : Hey Mark! How’s the job hunt going?
Mark : Hey Joe! Well, I have an interview lined up on the 5th.
Joe : That sounds exciting. Which company?
Mark : Well, it’s an ERP company.
Joe : Wow! What’s the profile you’ve applied for?
Mark : I’ve applied for Project Manager.
Joe : I am sure you will get it.
Mark : I hope so too. It looks like a great job!
HR : Good morning, may I speak with Mr. Joe Smith?
Joe : Yes, speaking.
HR : Mr. Smith, this is Martha from Market People.
Joe : Oh, hello. Good to hear from you.
HR : Well, congratulations, because you’ve been selected for the job you interviewed for.
Joe : Wow! That’s great! I am sure I will love working for this company.
HR : I hope so too. Could you come on the 12th of this month for the orientation?
Joe : Yes, sure.
HR : Hello, may I speak to Mr. Mark Anderson?
Mark: Yes, Mark speaking.
HR : I am calling from Market Corp. You have an interview scheduled with us for the 5th
Mark : Yes I know. I will be there as required.
HR : Well, I am sorry but we need to shift it to the 6th. You see the person who is supposed to interview you will be out of town.
Mark : Hmm.. That’s okay. What time on the 6th then?
HR : 11 AM. I am really sorry we have to reschedule this.
Mark : No problems. I understand.