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My opposite number

Has the same position/ does the same job as me

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Working relationship

Way of communicating and working together

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Collaboration

When two or more people work together to create or achieve the same thing

3

Counterpart

A person or thing which has the same purpose as another one in a different place or organization

4

Rapport

A good understanding of someone and an ability to communicate well with them

5

initiative

New action

6

Hierarchical

Classified according to various criteria into successive levels

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Pecking order

A system where some people have the right to get the benefits/ promotions before others

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Job-sharing

An agreement where two people each share the same job

9

Workmates

Colleagues you are friendly with

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Talk shop

Talk about work

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Mundane

Ordinary, not interesting

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Meet a deadline

Have something finished by a fixed day or time

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Volunteer

Offer to do something without being asked or told to do it

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Rewarding

Making you feel satisfied that you have done something important or useful, or something well

15

Stimulating

Encouraging new ideas or new thinking

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Workload

Amount of work I have to do

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Mechanical

You don't have to think about what you are doing

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Repetitive

The same thing is repeated every day

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Knocking off

Finishing work

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Monotonous

Boring because it never changes

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Satisfying

Make me feel pleased by providing what
I need or want

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Challenging

That tests my ability or determination

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Glamorous

Very exciting, which everyone admires

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Anti-social

Do not enable one to have a normal social life

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Stuck behind a desk

Sitting at a desk all day

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Mind-numbing

Extremely boring

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Tight schedules

Very strict or severely limited timetables

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Stuck in a rut

Stuck/trapped in a job they can't escape from

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Dead-end

With no prospects of promotions

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Technician

Person whose job involves practical work with scientific or electrical equipment

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Go in with

Formed a business partnership with

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Start-up

A small business that has just started