6 Engelse bedrijfsvormen en 8 Engelse functietitels



In het Nederlands hebben we verschillende bedrijfsvormen. Soms zijn Engelse bedrijfsvormen nagenoeg hetzelfde maar er zitten soms ook grote verschillen tussen.





In dit artikel leggen we 6 Engelse bedrijfsvormen aan je uit. Continue reading “6 Engelse bedrijfsvormen en 8 Engelse functietitels”

27 vaardigheden van de Engels sprekende secretaresse. Bezit jij ze?

vaardigheden Engelstalige secretaresse

We noemen het wel secretaresse maar er zijn zoveel meer titelomschrijvingen in omloop. Wat dacht je van:

  • Management assistant
  • Office assistant
  • Clerical worker
  • Personal assistant (PA)
  • Administrator
  • Administrative assistants
  • Clerk
  • Office worker
  • Back (front) office employee

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Engels voor de Human Resource Manager. Tips!

Human Resource Manager blog SR trainingDe Human Resource  Manager

De Human Resource Manager is veel meer dan wat we voorheen de ‘chef van P&O’ noemde. Een veel omvattende taak met grote verantwoordelijkheden.

Waar heeft de Human Resource Manager zoal mee te maken en wat zijn de taken van zijn afdeling.

Employees (werknemers)

Het bedrijf heeft een vacature, dan zijn dit de taken van de afdeling Human Resource Management:

Writing job specifications (functie specificaties ) and designing job adverts. (ontwerpen van functie/baan advertenties).

Deciding which online job sites, social media sites and newspapers to advertise jobs in.

Assisting in the short listing of suitable candidates from applications. (Assisteren bij de voorselectie van geschikte kandidaten vanuit de aanmeldingen)

Organising and arranging interviews for candidates.
Conducting (uitvoeren van) interview with job applicants, asking relevant questions.


Als iemand is aangenomen dan:

Drawing up a contract. (het opstellen van.. )

Conducting introduction programs for new employees.

Taken gedurende het arbeidscontract:

Dealing with misconduct (wangedrag) of staff and disciplinary talks

Dealing and advising on disciplinary procedures

Maternity leave issues (Zwangerschapsverlof kwesties)

Organise appraisal interviews, (beoordelingsgesprekken) and evaluation interviews

Assessment interviews

Dealing with any promotions, transfers and pay rises.


Als iemand het bedrijf verlaat:

Arrange the necessary paper work

Exit interviews

Dealing with redundancies (ontslagen)

Providing employment references (aanbevelingen/referenties) when someone leaves


Andere taken:

Developing (ontwerpen) & improving (verbeteren) existing HR procedures.

Assisting in the set up and maintenance (onderhoud) of staff databases.

Writing the terms of employment & contracts for new employees.

Develop HR planning strategies with line managers.

Organise training of (new) staff.

Labour conditions. (Arbeidsvoorwaarden)

Uitleg van HR terminologie in het Engels:

  • Benefits (benefits package):
    Benefits are a form of compensation paid by employers to employees over and above the amount of pay specified as a base salary or hourly rate of pay. Benefits are a portion of a total compensation package for employees.
  • Behavioural competency:
    The behaviour of the employee which is the subject of measurement and appraisal in terms of whether or not the behaviours shown by an employee are those identified by job analysis/competency profiling as those contributing to team and/or organisational success.
  • Cafeteria Plan:
    A plan in which an employer offers employees a variety of different benefits. The employee is able to choose which benefits would fit their individual needs. Examples of benefits offered in the cafeteria include group-term insurance, extra days off, arranging of working hours, working from home.
  • Career Pathing:
    The process whereby an employee charts a course within an organization for his or her career path, growth and development.
  • Confidentiality agreement:
    An agreement restricting an employee from disclosing confidential or proprietary information.
  • Core competencies:
    The skills, knowledge and abilities which employees must possess in order to successfully perform job functions which are essential to business operations.
  • Disciplinary procedure:
    A procedure carried out in the workplace in the event of an employee committing some act contrary to terms of the employment agreement.
  • Disability:
    The inability to perform all or part of one’s occupational duties because of an accident or illness. This can be due to a sickness, injury or mental condition and does not necessarily have to have been caused by the job itself.
  • Employee Assessments:
    Tests used to help employers in pre-hire situations to select candidates best suited for a job.
    These tests can sometimes be taken via the Internet and can provide employees with effective training, assist managers in becoming more effective, and promote people into appropriate positions. Types of assessments include those to determine personality, attitude and skills.
  • Employee Relations:
    Developing, maintaining, and improving the relationship between employer and employee by effectively and proactively communicating with employees, processing grievances/disputes, etc.

We hebben hier ook een bruikbaar artikel voor je: 67 Engelse woorden die je als internationaal HR manager moet kennen.

         Nog meer HR terminologie:

  • Employee Retention:
    Practices and policies designed to create a work environment that makes employees want to stay with the organization, thus reducing turnover.
  • Exit Interview:
    The final meeting between management, usually someone in the HR department, and an employee leaving the company.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements:
    Schedules that allow employees to structure their work hours around their personal responsibilities. Examples include flextime, job sharing, telecommuting and a compressed workweek. Working from home, has become a popular flexible work concept in recent years.
  • Gross Misconduct:
    An action so serious that it calls for the immediate dismissal of an employee. Examples include fighting, drunkenness, harassment of others and theft.
  • Interview:
    Asking the candidate to provide specific examples of when they have demonstrated certain behaviours or skills as a means of predicting future behaviour and performance.
  • Behavioural competency:
    The behaviour of the employee which is the subject of measurement and appraisal in terms of whether or not the behaviours shown by an employee are those identified by job analysis/competency profiling as those contributing to team and/or organisational success.
  • Individual employment agreement:
    A written document that describes the legal relationship between an employer and employee.
  • Job evaluation:
    A comparison of one job with other jobs in a company for the purpose of assessing fair compensation.

    Mentoring and performance:

  • Mentoring:
    An informal training process between a more experienced person and a junior employee.
  • Observation interview:
    A method of assessing job requirements and skills by observing the employee at work, followed by an interview with the employee for further assessment and insight.
  • Performance Management:
    The process of maintaining or improving employee job performance through the use of performance assessment tools, coaching and counselling. The ultimate goal is to better meet organizational objectives.
  • Performance Planning:
    An organization-wide plan to manage employees and their performance wherein goals are set for employees, departments and the organisation as a whole.
  • Redundancy:
    Eliminating jobs or job categories as they become unnecessary to the functioning of an organization.
  • Staffing:
    A method of finding, evaluating, and establishing a working relationship with future employees. They may be current employees or future employees.
  • Suspension:
    An employee is sent home for a period of time, usually without pay, as a disciplinary measure.
  • Union:
    Workers who organize a united group, usually related to the kind of work they do, to collectively bargain for better work conditions, pay or benefit increases, etc.
  • Workforce Planning:
    The assessment of the current workforce in order to predict future needs. This can consist of both demand planning and supply planning. Many e-recruitment software providers include modules for workforce planning.

Hier vind je Engelstalige templates die je zelf kunt aanpassen. Van aaname brief, tot ontslagbrief, van afwezigheidsdocument tot veiligheidinstructies.

Misschien ken je iemand die je kan helpen met dit artikel. Deel het dan hieronder. Bedankt.