|WORD||DEFINITION||WORD IN CONTEXT||VOCABULARY BUILDING|
|on spec||To send an application to a company on spec means to send in an application even though a job has not been advertised This is also called an unsolicited application .||She was so impressed by the company that she decided to send them her CV on spec.||to send (verb) in an application on spec|
on spec is short for “on speculation”.
|open and closed questions||In a job interview, open questions allow you to give detailed answers and to give examples (“Why would you like to work for us?”), whereas closed questions only require a short answer (“When are you going to graduate?”).||Keep your answers to closed questions short and to the point, but be prepared to expand on your answer if necessary. When answering open questions, provide examples that are relevant to the job you are applying for.||to ask, to answeror to respond to (verbs) an open/closed question|