[Grammar] Working experience VS work experience?

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kwfine

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Dear teachers,

I was reading a book which is about how to write a good resume,
and in one of the chapter, it points out that
"Use work experience as the subject of categories in resumes..."

This brings some questions:
1. Is "working experience" grammatically wrong in written English?
2. What is the difference between "working experience" and "work experience"?
3. Should we use "volunteering experience" or "volunteer experience"?
4. What about "working performance" or "work performance", which is grammatical correct when it refers to someone's performance at work?

Please kindly help clarify, teachers.

Thanks a lot.

Kitty
 

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1. Is "working experience" grammatically wrong in written English?
2. What is the difference between "working experience" and "work experience"?
3. Should we use "volunteering experience" or "volunteer experience"?
4. What about "working performance" or "work performance", which is grammatical correct when it refers to someone's performance at work?

1. Not ungrammatical, but do not use it. To me, working experience means experience that works.
2. see 1.
3. I think both work. Collocations. No apparent rhyme or reason to them.
4. work performance
 

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Dear teachers,

I was reading a book which is about how to write a good resume,
and in one of the chapter, it points out that
"Use work experience as the subject of categories in resumes..."

This brings some questions:
1. Is "working experience" grammatically wrong in written English?
2. What is the difference between "working experience" and "work experience"?
3. Should we use "volunteering experience" or "volunteer experience"?
4. What about "working performance" or "work performance", which is grammatical correct when it refers to someone's performance at work?

Please kindly help clarify, teachers.

Thanks a lot.

Kitty

Work experience is the experience that a person has during working in a job, or working in a specific field or occupation, such as:
Four years of qualifying work experience in the field of Marketing.
Work experience can be projected in the right way such as: work experience in a responsible capacity or having associated with decision making process.

Working is used an adjective to describe a person doing some form of work or labor; such as: a working person. An working woman
It is also utilized to describe something working/functioning; as:
an working model, an working knowledge of English.

It is not usually used to describe experience.
 

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Thank you for your help, sarat andKondorosi.

Does "Job experience" have the same meaning as "Work Experience"?
 
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