Dealing with Change – Vocabulary explained
Deal with it – to manage.
I don’t have time for this new task so can you deal with it please?
Constant – staying the same.
The stress at work is constant, there’s so much to do!
Productivity – the rate a person, company or country does useful work.
Studies show that if people are happy at work, productivity increases.
Difficult – not easy.
It will be a difficult choice to make, there are so many good candidates for the job.
Adapt – to change your ideas or behaviour to make them suitable for a new situation.
It took me some time to adapt to my new job.
Priorities (plural of priority) – Things that are considered more important than others.
The management said they would make work safety one of their top priorities.
Attitude – the way you behave or think about something.
He has such a good attitude at work. He’s always happy to do his tasks and help others.
Resist – not wanting to to accept or be changed by something.
He often resists new ways of working, he can’t change the way he works.
Go a long way – be successful in something.
If you learn to never give up when things get hard, you’ll go a long way.
Focus – give careful attention to something.
We need more focus on innovation in our business.
Concentrate – put your attention or efforts to something.
I can’t concentrate on my work with all that noise.
Worrying – making you feel unhappy or afraid.
There is no point worrying about things you cannot change.
Clarity – easy to understand.
I need more clarity in my tasks before I can start working on them.
Look at the big picture – to see the situation as a whole.
Try and look at the big picture and not be too worried about the small details.
Confident – to feel more sure in yourself or to have trust in other people’s plans or the future.
I’m confident of your skills as a manager, I’m sure you’ll do a good job.
Company culture – the beliefs and ideas that a company has, and how it does business.
We have a company culture of open communication so everyone is able to share ideas and what they think.
Can get out of – to get a benefit from a situation, to find the best thing for you.
I can’t change the new organisation, so its better if I find what I can get out of it.
Skill set – what you’re good at, especially things that are useful in a job
After their training, the trainees will have the skillset they need to do their job well.
Mindset – a person’s way of thinking and their opinions.
I managed to change his mindset by explaining how this would be good for him.
Exciting – something that will make you feel happy or wanting to do it.
I’m moving to Japan for my new job, it’s so exciting! I love the Japanese culture and food.
Opportunities – the chance to do things.
There are many opportunities in our company to learn new things.