What is Job?

  • (verb): Arranged for contracted work to be done by others.
    Synonyms: subcontract, farm out
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on job, jobs:

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 ...
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 ...
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 ... style of Jewish aggada, it elaborates upon the Book of Job making Job a king in Egypt ... the Old 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 ...
Chester Carlson - Early Career
... 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 ...
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 golfer Given name ... barrister, 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 ...

More definitions of "Job":

  • (noun): A workplace.
    Example: "As in the expression "on the job"
  • (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
  • (verb): Invest at a risk.
    Synonyms: speculate
  • (noun): A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved.
    Example: "It is always a job to contact him"
    Synonyms: problem
  • (verb): Profit privately from public office and official business.
  • (noun): The responsibility to do something.
    Example: "It is their job to print the truth"
  • (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 book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply.
    Synonyms: Book of Job
  • (noun): A crime (especially a robbery).
    Example: "The gang pulled off a bank job in St. Louis"
    Synonyms: caper
  • (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): 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): (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit.
  • (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:

    The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
    Christopher Lasch (b. 1932)

    Is it any pleasure to the Almighty if you are righteous, or is it gain to him if you make your ways blameless? Is it for your piety that he reproves you, and enters into judgment with you?
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 22:3-4.

    It is a verry delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimashun, and yures too.
    Josh Billings [Henry Wheeler Shaw] (1818–1885)