Likes and Dislikes at Work: Guide & Examples

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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 alone
Work with people
Work with children
Wear a uniform
Work full-time
Work part-time
Work inside
Work outside
Work outdoors
Work in an office
Work under pressure
Have the same routine
Work long hours
Work on the weekends
Work overtime
Work on my computer
Travel with work
Deal with difficult customers
Work in an office
Work without air conditioning
Work for successful companies
Reading documents
Attending meetings
Selling Things
Repairing Things
Fixing Things

Statements about Likes and Dislikes at Work

These are some statements about likes and dislikes at work:

Let’s start with affirmative sentences

Affirmative Sentences
I like helping people
I am good at selling
I love traveling
She likes working with computers
She loves working with computers
He likes working overtime
He hates working with computers
They like working indoors
They enjoy working part-time
We like working in an office
You like working outdoors
I like working long hours

Now let’s continue with the negative sentences

Negative Sentences
I don’t like helping people
I am not good at selling
I don’t love traveling
She doesn’t like working in an office
She doesn’t love working with teenagers
He doesn’t like working outdoors
He doesn’t hate speaking in public
They don’t like working under pressure
They don’t enjoy helping people
We don’t like making calls
You don’t like having summer vacations
I 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 customers?
  • Do you like travelling?
  • Why don’t you like attending meetings?
  • Do you like working alone?
  • 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 be a good leader?
  • 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

Biggest Employee Likes and Dislikes

These are some of the biggest employee likes

Likes
Great Co-workers
Good Work Environment
Good Benefits
Interesting Work
Good Pay
Work-Life Balance
Company Culture
Flexible Work Schedule
Smart Co-workers
Recognized Performance
Perks

These are some of the biggest employee dislikes

Dislikes
Annoying Co-workers
Poor Work-Life Balance
Poor Work Environment
Long hours
Low Pay
Few Career Opportunities
Poor Company Culture
Inflexible Work Schedule
Few Training Opportunities
Constant Criticism
Micromanagement

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