Meetings and Promotions, Member Pages

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Business Questions

Practice these questions with your instructor. Use them to discover pronunciation and grammar tips for your everyday business vocabulary.

Meetings
1. What are your regular work meetings? Who attends? Why are these meetings necessary?

2. What is your role during work meetings? Do you ever give presentations? Are you expected to report on the status of your projects?

3. Describe the last meeting you attended. What happened? How did it go?

4. What do you expect at your next meeting?

5. If you could change one thing about your regular meetings, what would it be?

6. Have you ever asked for a meeting? If so, when and why? If not, why not?

7. Which do you prefer: a meeting with 5-10 people, one with 11-20 people or a fairly large meeting, 20+? Why do you prefer this?

8. Do you prefer meetings that occur in the morning, afternoon or late in the day? Why?
Promotion
1. What was your first professional job? Have you had any promotions so far? 

2. Do you hope to get promoted in the next five years? Or do you hope to advance in your career in another way?

3. Do you have networking connections that could help you to advance in the future? If so, describe one or two.

4. What do you think are the keys to promotion and advancement? 

5. Is there a level of responsibility that you do not want, for instance a higher level position that might require too much time or stress? 

6. Do you pursue self-improvement in ways that are not directly related to work, such as reading, exercise or artistic endeavor?

7. Do you know someone who has had an admirable career track? If so, describe this person and what he/she accomplished.
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