Likes and Dislikes at Work: Guide & Examples

There are instances when you don’t hate your job but you hate parts of it so today we are going to learn how to talk about likes and dislikes at work.

The verbs that we use to talk about how we feel about our jobs are:

HateLove
DislikeEnjoy
Like

Continue reading so you can check all the examples of affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences about likes and dislikes at work.

Likes and Dislikes at Work Examples

These are some simple sentences that express how some people feel about their jobs:

#1I don’t like working with other people
#2I hate making phone calls
#3I like having a part time job

You might add more information if you want to get your point across:

  • I like wearing a uniform, I don’t like to think about what to wear at work
  • I like having a part-time job, I need time for myself
  • I hate working in the supermarket, It is the same routine of every day

Now that you know, let’s explore some of the vocabulary to make more of these.

What I like and hate about my Job

These are some of the most common verbs to talk about likes and dislikes at work.

Work aloneWork with people
Work with childrenWork part-time
Work full-timeWear a uniform
Work insideWork outside
Work outdoorsWork in an office
Have the same routineWork under pressure
Work long hoursWork on the weekends
Work overtimeWork on my computer
Travel with workDeal with difficult customers
Work in an officeWork without air conditioning
Work for successful companiesReading documents
Attending meetingsSelling Things
Repairing ThingsFixing Things

Statements about Likes and Dislikes at Work

These are some statements about likes and dislikes at work:

Affirmative SentencesNegative Sentences
I like helping peopleI don’t like working at nights
I am good at sellingI am not good at selling
I love travelingI don’t love traveling
She likes working with computersShe doesn’t like working in an office
She loves working with computersShe doesn’t love working with teenagers
He likes working overtimeHe doesn’t like working outdoors
He hates working with computersHe doesn’t hate speaking in public
They like working indoorsThey don’t like working under pressure
They enjoy working part-timeThey don’t enjoy helping people
We like working in an officeWe don’t like making calls
You like working outdoorsYou don’t like having summer vacations
I like working long hoursI don’t like working on the weekends

Working Conditions with Would

These are some examples of sentences about the working conditions that you would like to have in a future job:

  • I would like to work with children
  • I would like to make calls all day long
  • I wouldn’t like working in an office every day
  • I wouldn’t like to work in the customer service department
  • I wouldn’t like to work in an office without air conditioning
  • I wouldn’t like to work under pressure

Questions: Likes and Dislikes at Work

These are some common questions about likes and dislikes at work

The first set of questions include the verbs: Like and Dislike

  • Do you like using computers?
  • Why don’t you like working under pressure?
  • Do you dislike dealing with the public?
  • Do you like travelling?
  • Why don’t you like attending meetings?
  • Do you like working alone?
  • Do you like dealing with difficult customers?
  • Do you really like selling things?
  • Do you like helping people?

All these questions have been created using Prefer

  • Do you prefer working indoors or outdoors?
  • Do you prefer the day shift or the night shift?
  • Do you prefer making calls or sending emails?

These questions have been made using the modal can

  • Can you use a computer?
  • Can you manage other people?
  • Can you teach others how to do things?
  • Can you solve problems?
  • Can you speak other languages?

All these questions have been made with how do you feel about?

  • How do you feel about asking for help?
  • How do you feel about using a computer?
  • How do you feel about leading a team?
  • How do you feel about traveling?
  • How do you feel about creating spreadsheets?
  • How do you feel about talking on the phone?
  • How do you feel about working with people?
  • How do you feel about meeting deadlines
  • How do you feel about working on the weekend?
  • How do you feel about managing money?
  • How do you feel about telling people what to do?
  • How do you feel about working with numbers?
  • How do you feel about public speaking?

Questions and Answers

These are some questions and answers about your likes and dislikes at work

  • Do you like working on the weekends?
  • I don’t really mind working on the weekends
  • How do you feel about public speaking?
  • I don’t like speaking in front of people I don’t know
  • How do you feel about using a computer?
  • I love using computers
  • Can you solve problems?
  • I like solving problems but I don’t like conflict
  • Do you really like selling things?
  • I like selling things online

Do you Have a Top Ten of Likes and Dislikes?

You can create a top ten list of your likes and dislikes at work and share with your teacher

Likes and Dislikes at Work

Biggest Employee Likes and Dislikes

These are some of the biggest employee likes and dislikes

Likes Dislikes
Great Co-workersAnnoying Co-workers
Good Work EnvironmentPoor Work-Life Balance
Good BenefitsPoor Work Environment
Interesting WorkLong hours
Good PayLow Pay
Work-Life BalanceFew Career Opportunities
Company CulturePoor Company Culture
Flexible Work ScheduleInflexible Work Schedule
Smart Co-workersFew Training Opportunities
Recognized PerformanceConstant Criticism
PerksMicromanagement

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