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English translation: Open House (for potential employees)

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07:16 May 15, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Human Resources
German term or phrase: Schnuppertag
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Aarti
English translation:Open House (for potential employees)
Explanation:
A Schnuppertag is an informal opportunity to get to know your potential employer (literally, you get to "sniff around"). The closest US equivalent would probably be s.th. along the lines of "an Open House for potential employees" or a "Get Acquainted Day". Another possibility might be to paraphrase, "a day during which you will have the opportunity to get to know us [become acquainted with us]".
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:22
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Summary of answers provided
na +2Open House (for potential employees)Ulrike Lieder
natrainee open house
Roland Grefer
nafamiliarization dayUschi (Ursula) Walke
na -1an open door day
Vidmantas Stilius
na -1sniffing dayChappo


  

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26 mins peer agreement (net): -1
sniffing day


Explanation:
schnuppen=sniff
how ever you whant to take it


    deutsche Sprache
Chappo
Local time: 00:22

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Ulrike Lieder

disagree  Roland Grefer: too literal
99 days
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28 mins
familiarization day


Explanation:
sniff-around-day?
nose-around-day?

not as cute as the the original!
HTH

Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 09:22
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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40 mins peer agreement (net): -1
an open door day


Explanation:
See my explanation to your previous question.
In this case an open door day for prospective employees or whatever persons is meant.

Lots of results with "Schnuppentag"
at google.com search - none in English, so my translation is based on the explanation given at www.schnuppentag.ch


    as above
Vidmantas Stilius
Local time: 01:22
Native speaker of: Native in LithuanianLithuanian

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Ulrike Lieder

xxxseamus
15 days

disagree  Roland Grefer: It's typically called "Open House", rather than "open door" (Tag der offenen Tür)
99 days
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1 day 4 hrs peer agreement (net): +2
Open House (for potential employees)


Explanation:
A Schnuppertag is an informal opportunity to get to know your potential employer (literally, you get to "sniff around"). The closest US equivalent would probably be s.th. along the lines of "an Open House for potential employees" or a "Get Acquainted Day". Another possibility might be to paraphrase, "a day during which you will have the opportunity to get to know us [become acquainted with us]".


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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 15:22
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 18
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agree  Roland Grefer
97 days

agree  Ian M-H: Let's get the robot to close this one by giving an "agree" to your rephrasing suggestion...
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99 days
trainee open house


Explanation:
since this open house (day) is aimed at potential trainees, the above phrase would do.

Roland Grefer
Local time: 18:22
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Jul 28, 2015 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
FieldOther » Bus/Financial
Field (specific)(none) » Human Resources


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