Profession

A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

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Scribes
... a person who writes books or documents by hand as a profession and helps the city keep track of its records ... The profession, previously found in all literate cultures in some form, lost most of its importance and status with the advent of printing ... Later the profession developed into public servants, journalists, accountants, typists, and lawyers ...
List Of Lassie Episodes - Holden Ranch Years: 1971–1973 - Season 18
1972 (1972-01-13) 560 "Dream Seeker" January 20, 1972 (1972-01-20) 561 "Peace is Our Profession (1)" January 28, 1972 (1972-01-28) 562 "Peace is Our Profession (2)" February 4, 1972 (1972-02-04) 563 "Peace is ...
Lawyer Joke
... type of humor about a lawyer or the legal profession ... Lawyers when giving a talk, especially to the profession, often employ lawyer jokes as icebreakers ... Jokes told outside the profession where lawyers are commonly the object of contempt, scorn and derision may be sharper “ Q ...
Characteristics of A Profession
... about defining the characteristic features of a profession. 221) that "professions are occupations with special power and prestige," (Larson, p.x) and that they comprise "an exclusive elite group," (Larson, p ... Members of a profession have also been defined as "workers whose qualities of detachment, autonomy, and group allegiance are more extensive than those found among other groups...their ...
Local Government Finance In Kerala - Tax Revenue of Local Governments - Profession Tax
... Profession tax is collected from all companies and individuals transacting business or engaged in a profession for at least 60 days in a half-year ... The rates are as follows- TableRates of Profession Tax in Grama Panchayats Municipalities Sl No Half-yearly income (Rupees) Maximum half-yearly tax (Rupees ...

Famous quotes containing the word profession:

    The bond between a man and his profession is similar to that which ties him to his country; it is just as complex, often ambivalent, and in general it is understood completely only when it is broken: by exile or emigration in the case of one’s country, by retirement in the case of a trade or profession.
    Primo Levi (1919–1987)

    We have to ask ourselves whether medicine is to remain a humanitarian and respected profession or a new but depersonalized science in the service of prolonging life rather than diminishing human suffering.
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (b. 1926)

    In the case of pirates, say, I would like to know whether that profession of theirs has any peculiar glory about it. It sometimes ends in uncommon elevation, indeed; but only at the gallows.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)