What is Job?

  • (verb): Work occasionally.
    Example: "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on job, jobs:

Testament Of Job
... The Testament of Job is a book written in the 1st century BC or the 1st century AD (thus part of a tradition often called "intertestamental literature" by ... In folktale manner in the style of Jewish aggada, it elaborates upon the Book of Job making Job a king in Egypt ... Testament apocrypha, it gives the narrative a framing-tale of Job's last illness, in which he calls together his sons and daughters to give them his final ...
Impact of Job Migration
... Job migration must not lead to a rise in unemployment, if national labour markets are flexible enough ... Job migration is often accompanied by a difficult transition to new jobs and new locations requiring new training and lowered living standards, although not for everyone ... Job migration can help a persons salary increase ...
Job - People With The Name
... Surname Brian Job (born 1951), American former swimmer Joseph-Désiré Job (born 1977), Cameroonian footballer Ignjat Job (1895-1936), Croatian painter Nick Job (born 1949 ... House of Commons of England, and judge Job Charnock (c ... traditionally regarded as the founder of the city of Calcutta Job Cohen (born 1947), leader of the Dutch Labour Party Job Durfee (1790-1847), jurist and member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives Job ...
Chester Carlson - Early Career
... He kept coming back to his love of printing, especially since his job in the patent department gave him new determination to find a better way to copy documents ... After six weeks of job-hunting, he got a job at the firm Austin Dix, near Wall Street, but he left the job about a year later as the firm's business was declining ... He got a better job at the electronics firm P ...
Hans-Peter Briegel - Managerial Career
... His first job in coaching Briegel did at FC Glarus, a second tier club from Switzerland ... He resigned from that job in October 1997 following a hefty question of authority with the team's manager, Otto Rehhagel ... Before accepting the role Briegel had had various other job offers as his coaching experience, however limited, had been that of assistant to Karl-Heinz Feldkamp at Beşiktaş J.K ...

More definitions of "Job":

  • (verb): Invest at a risk.
    Synonyms: speculate
  • (verb): Profit privately from public office and official business.
  • (noun): A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
    Synonyms: Book of Job
  • (noun): (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit.
  • (noun): A workplace.
    Example: "As in the expression "on the job"
  • (noun): The performance of a piece of work.
    Example: "She did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"
  • (noun): An object worked on; a result produced by working.
    Example: "He held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
  • (noun): Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing.
  • (noun): A damaging piece of work.
    Example: "Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
  • (noun): The responsibility to do something.
    Example: "It is their job to print the truth"
  • (noun): A specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee.
    Example: "Estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"
    Synonyms: task, chore
  • (noun): A crime (especially a robbery).
    Example: "The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
    Synonyms: caper
  • (noun): A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved.
    Example: "It is always a job to contact him"
    Synonyms: problem
  • (noun): A Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him.

Famous quotes containing the word job:

    If a man die, shall he live again? All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come.
    —Bible: Hebrew Job 14:14.

    Job took a potsherd with which to scrape himself, and sat among the ashes.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 2:8.

    But where shall wisdom be found? And where is the place of understanding? Mortals do not know the way to it, and it is not found in the land of the living.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 28:12.