A: Good afternoon.
B: Good afternoon. Take a seat, please. I'm the personnel manager.
A: Thank you. Glad to see you.
B: Would you begin by telling me something about yourself?
A: What do you like to know first?
B: Could you tell me something about your background and experience?
A: OK. I was born in this city and had my college education at the Institute of Foreign Languages.
B: What was your major at college?
B: Have you had any experience with office work?
A: Yes, I have. I’ve been working at the foreign affairs office of the same institute since my graduation.
B: What do you exactly do at the office?
A: Meeting and seeing the foreign teachers off at the airport, typing letters, answering phone calls, arranging meetings and things like that.
B: Do you like your work?
A: Yes, I do.
B: Why do you want to leave your job for ours?
A: That’s because of the journey. It takes me about two hours to get to work every day. I do not live in the campus. Sometimes it takes me a longer time to get to work if there is a traffic jam. Your company is near my home.
A:是因为路程。我在路上每天大约花两个 小时。我没住在校园里。如果遇上交通 堵塞,花在路上的时间更长。你们公司 离我家很近。
B: Is that the only reason?
A: Well, actually I enjoy doing something more challenging with better pay and more prospects.
B: How much the salary would you expect in our company?
A: 1,000 yuan per month will be fine.
B: Can you operate the fax and duplicator?
A: Yes, I can.
B: Sometimes we work late at night. Would you be able to do it? Of course, our usual office hours are from 9:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m.
B:有时我们要工作到深夜。你能行吗？当 然，我们通常的工作时间是从上午9点 到下午5点。
A: I think I can manage.
B: That’s good. We’ll have to take you on three months’ probation.
A: I agree.
B: When can you start to work here?
A: Next month.
B: All right. You will receive our formal reply within this week.
A: Thank you very much. Good-bye.