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noun assignment, avocation, billet, business, chore, duty, employment, function, labor, mission, occupation, position, profession, responsibility, role, task, trade, undertaking, vocation, work
See also: appointment, burden, business, calling, career, employment, enterprise, labor, livelihood, mission, occupation, office, part, position, post, profession, project, province, pursuit, role, trade, undertaking, work

JOB. By this term is understood among workmen, the whole of a thing which is to be done. In this sense it is employed in the Civil Code of Louisiana, art. 2727; "to build by plot, or to work by the job," says that article, "is to undertake a building for a certain stipulated price." See Durant. du Contr. de Louage, liv. 8, t. 8, n. 248, 263; Poth. Contr. de Louage, n. 392, 394 and Deviation.

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The VJF is hassle- and stress-free and saves time as well as travel and logistical costs associated with visiting physical job fairs, while providing professionals with complete confidentiality and the convenience of participating from the comfort of their home, office, or any computer lab ", stated Labaky.
It's a physical job and I'll be carrying that on this season.
11) Other studies have found that physical job demands and stress are important predictors of early retirement.
I'm 61 coming on 62 and this is a very demanding, physical job.
I was hired at my first job only because the owners didn't know that brewing beer was a physical job," she says.
Shrey and Mital (1994) identify four requirements for effective transitional work programs: "1) objective worker evaluations, 2) a classification of the physical job demands, 3) medical surveillance and follow-up, and 4) graduated progression to an acceptable permanent placement option.
Physical job withdrawal results in high employee turnover, excessive absenteeism, and increased tardiness, all of which are costly and disruptive.
Declining physical job demands and improved control of chronic conditions may explain the difference.
This goes back centuries - this anxiety among male writers that what they're doing is somehow sissified, because they're writing, not fighting, and then the compensation for that is to treat writing or filmmaking as if it were some sort of male ritual, and to be more macho and more testosterone-ridden in their approach than a man who's doing a bluecollar or more physical job.
A variety of multi-media solutions will be offered including: online, video, print, virtual and physical job fairs, and radio.
He said: "I know that being a physical job it will have its challenges, but I'm determined to work hard and complete my apprenticeship.
The physical job is that it could be four in the morning when you are standing outside a flat door, and there's a family on the 11th floor trying to get out.

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