What is job?

  • (noun): A book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
    Synonyms: Book of Job
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on job, jobs:

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 ...
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 ...
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 Christian ... 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 instructions and ...
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), English ... member and briefly Speaker of the 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 ...
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 ... However he went ahead and accepted the Albania job with very much success for four years (2002–2006) ...

More definitions of "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): A crime (especially a robbery).
    Example: "The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
    Synonyms: caper
  • (noun): The responsibility to do something.
    Example: "It is their job to print the truth"
  • (noun): (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit.
  • (verb): Profit privately from public office and official business.
  • (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.
  • (verb): Work occasionally.
    Example: "As a student I jobbed during the semester breaks"
  • (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 damaging piece of work.
    Example: "Dry rot did the job of destroying the barn"; "the barber did a real job on my hair"
  • (noun): Any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing.
  • (noun): A workplace.
    Example: "As in the expression "on the job"
  • (verb): Invest at a risk.
    Synonyms: speculate
  • (noun): The performance of a piece of work.
    Example: "She did an outstanding job as Ophelia"; "he gave it up as a bad job"

Famous quotes containing the word job:

    [God] destroys both the blameless and the wicked.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 9:22.

    Oh, that I knew where I might find him, that I might come even to his dwelling! I would lay my case before him, and fill my mouth with arguments. I would learn what he would answer me, and understand what he would say to me. Would he contend with me in the greatness of his power? No; but he would give heed to me. There an upright person could reason with him, and I should be acquitted forever by my judge.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 23:3-7.

    Job, of God.

    The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune.
    Amelia Earhart (1897–1937)