(=piece of work) travail m
→ We managed to finish the entire job in three months.
That was a difficult job. C'était un travail difficile.
to do a good job of it, to make a good job of it
(=do sth well) faire du bon travail
→ My mother brought me up and she did a good job of it.
→ to their credit they made a good job of it
to do a good job of doing sth, to make a good job of doing sth, He's doing a good job of running the company. Il dirige bien la société.
→ he's doing a very good job of running a very troubled department
→ He didn't do a very good job of explaining the sequence of events
on the job
(=while working) sur le tas
→ These skills will be taught on the job.
→ The system of apprenticeships will offer employers financial incentives to train young people on the job.
They learn on the job. Ils apprennent sur le tas.
→ There was no formal training; they learned on the job.
the pay after five years on the job le salaire au bout de cinq ans de maison
→ The top pay scale after five years on the job would reach $5.00 an hour.
(=DIY, household task) tâche f , tâche f domestique
→ There are always plenty of jobs to be done round here.
→ Save major painting jobs for the spring or summer
(=responsibility) travail m
sb's job is to do sth, It's not my job to look after your children. Ce n'est pas mon travail de surveiller tes enfants.
→ Their main job is to preserve health rather than treat illness
he's only doing his job
(=what he has to do) il ne fait que son travail, il ne fait que son boulot
→ Don't blame the security guard for not letting you in; he's only doing his job.
(=employment) emploi m , poste m
→ Gladys got a job as a secretary.
→ Thousands have lost their jobs
He's lost his job. Il a perdu son emploi.
I've got a Saturday job. Je travaille le samedi.
a part-time job un emploi à temps partiel
a full-time job un emploi à plein temps
jobs for the boys (British) des boulots pour les copains
→ it looks like jobs for the boys and cronyism
→ there were accusations of "jobs for the boys" on the local council
to have a job doing sth avoir du mal à faire qch
→ Sorry I'm late, I had a job finding your flat.
→ He may have a hard job selling that argument to investors.
I had a job finding it. J'ai eu du mal à le trouver.
it's a good job that ...
(=lucky) c'est heureux que ..., c'est une chance que ...
→ It's a good job you brought your brolly, it's starting to rain.
just the job!
(=the ideal thing) (British) juste ce qu'il faut!, exactement ce qu'il faut!
→ I need a screwdriver. Thanks, that's just the job.
→ Not only is it just the job for travelling, but it's handy for groceries too.
[cuts] d'emplois → He said the job cuts were necessary to cover mounting costs.
[prospects] de travail → a trainee electrician with no job prospects → What can I do to improve my job prospects? → ... the job prospects of former prisoners.
* pipe f **
to give sb a blow job tailler une pipe à qn
→ He claimed she'd given him a blow job.
* opération f des seins
to have a boob job se faire refaire les seins
She denies having a boob job. Elle nie s'être fait refaire les seins.
n emploi m principal
Don't give up the day job! humorous C'est pas la peine de changer de carrière.
n travail m de bureau
n poste m de cadre
→ They need to know how to dress in an executive job.
* démolissage m
to do a hatchet job on sb mettre qn en pièces
n (British) job m de vacances
n offre f d'emploi, annonce f d'emploi
→ The paper was full of job advertisements.
→ I answered a job advertisement for dictionary editors.
n candidat (e) m/f à un poste
→ Does the job applicant have the skills required to do the job?
job centre , Jobcentre
n (British) ~ANPE f , Agence f nationale pour l'emploi
n (British) club m d'entraide pour chômeurs
n création f d'emplois
job creation scheme
n plan m de création d'emplois
n description f de poste
→ His job description is space flight engineer
→ "Making coffee is not in my job description," she said.
job hunt , job search
n recherche f d'emploi
→ Good luck with your job hunt.
→ It is important to be flexible in your job search.
n chasse f à l'emploi
n entretien m d'embauche
→ I've got a job interview tomorrow.
→ He was dressed as though he was going to a job interview.
n perte f d'emploi
→ they announced 650 job losses
→ Job loss remains the most common reason for large debts.
→ There are bound to be job losses if the company moves out of London.
n lot m
→ Nearly 20 years ago he bought his first job lot of 50 books for 5 pounds.
→ the Michelangelo drawing, bought as part of a job lot for £40 in 1942
n marché m du travail
→ The job market is saturated with graduates.
to be on the job market être sur le marché du travail
→ He soon found himself back on the job market.
n offre f d'emploi
(=job) débouché m
→ Our aim is to provide more job opportunities for the unemployed.
→ ... areas with few job opportunities.
[+printer] file f d'attente des travaux
n qualité f requise
→ Communication skills are a job requirement in public relations.
n satisfaction f au travail, satisfaction f professionnelle
→ Working as a nurse is poorly paid, of course, but it gives me more job satisfaction than I had as a secretary.
to get job satisfaction trouver de la satisfaction dans son travail
n sécurité f de l'emploi
→ their pay was low and they had no job security or legal rights ...
n (British) demandeur (-euse) m/f d'emploi
job seeker's allowance
n (British) allocation f de demandeur d'emploi
job-share , job share (British)
n partage m de poste
→ She works in a bank job share.
vi partager un poste
→ They both want to job share.
n partage m de poste
→ Part-time work and job sharing will become commonplace.
n caractéristiques fpl du poste
n intitulé m de poste
My official job title is Deputy Manager. L'intitulé officiel de mon poste est directeur adjoint.
→ Indicate your title: Dr, Mr, Mrs etc.
n poste m à pourvoir, poste m vacant
→ Do you have any job vacancies at the moment?
nose job *
to have a nose job se faire refaire le nez
→ I've never had plastic surgery, though people always think I've had a nose job.
n homme m à tout faire
n travail m de bureau
He's got an office job. Il travaille dans un bureau., Il a un travail de bureau.
off-the-job training formation professionnelle extérieure
n formation f sur le tas
* coup m monté
n travail m urgent
n job m d'été
n poste m d'enseignant