Answer the questions about setting goals and looking for a job. Then, read the conversation below.
1. What is your ideal job? If you could have any job that you wanted, what job would you choose? Why would you choose this job?
2. What do you do when you need a job? What can help you find a job? What are good things to do during a job interview? What should you not do during a job interview?
Hello and welcome to Raleigh Restaurant! How may I help you?
Hello! May I have a job application?
Absolutely. First, tell me a little about yourself. What is your name?
My name is ___________. What is your name?
My name is ___________. I am the owner of the restaurant. What position would you like to apply for?
I would like to apply for the cook position. I saw in the newspaper that you are hiring cooks.
That’s right! Tell me, do you have experience as a cook?
I have been a professional cook for three years, but I have been cooking since I was twelve years old. I have worked in three excellent restaurants.
Fantastic! Are you looking for full time work or part time work?
I am looking for full time work.
Can you work on weekends?
Yes, I can work anytime on weekends and almost anytime on weekdays.
What times are you not available to work?
I cannot work in the mornings on weekdays because I have English class on Monday through Friday in the morning. I am available any other time.
Okay. When are you available to begin working?
I am available to begin working immediately.
Wonderful! Here is a job application. Can you come tomorrow at three o’clock in the afternoon for a job interview?
Excellent! Fill this out and I will see you tomorrow at 3:00 in the afternoon! Have a wonderful day!
You, too! Bye!