Employment

1 I am aware that normally people work 8 hours daily in office jobs, while other professions such as small businesses, street vendors, agriculture, etc. may have longer and/or less predictable hours.
2 I am aware that most people in Latin America start working at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., have a two hour break for lunch, and go back to work from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
3 I am aware that in Spain, people work for 8 hours daily. The times vary according to the occupation they have.
4 I am aware that when a person gets hired, his/her salary will be stated per month.
5 I am aware that in most Hispanic countries, workers get one to two bonuses during the year, one in June (not very common) and one in December (aguinaldo) for Christmas.
6 I am aware that middle/upper-class young people do not work while studying.
7 I am aware that getting a job may depend on having/using personal connections.
8 I am aware that job applications and interviews often require a certain age, and seek personal information including marital status and a photo.
9 I am aware that full time employees have health coverage benefits and paid vacations.

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