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Answer to Chinese Quiz: Common Phrases Used in Job Recruitment

May. 18, 2022

Answer: B A

Answer Analysis:

Zhāng Lì:   Nǐ kàn dào nà ɡè ɡōnɡ sī de zhāo pìn ɡuǎnɡ ɡào le ma?
张       丽:你 看   到   那 个    公    司 的  招    聘    广      告  了 吗?
Did you see the advertisement of that company?

Wáng Méng: Kàn dào le , zuó tiān wǒ qù nà ɡè ɡōnɡ sī yìnɡ pìn le.
王         蒙:   看   到  了,   昨  天   我   去 那 个    公   司 应    聘 了。
Yes, I went to the company to apply for the job yesterday.

Zhāo pìn (招聘): Recruit/employ someone. It’s the company which “zhāo pìn (招聘)” somebody. It means a company recruits people by posting a job advertisement.

Yìnɡ pìn (应聘): Apply for a job. It’s an individual’s proactive behavior. It means a job seeker responding to a company’s recruiting requirements based on his or her own needs.

In short:

Company “zhāo pìn (招聘)”, recruit/employ-people.

People go to companies “yìnɡ pìn (应聘)”, apply for a job.

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