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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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Many were pleased with the amount of autonomy they had in their jobs and the amount of challenge to their work.
Qualitative information from interviews, which had been designed to assist employees to better associate their jobs was not transferred to numeric code but grouped together as much as possible to guarantee anonymity.
When individuals' activities are limited to what is in their job descriptions, it is likely their energy and commitment will also be limited.
The researchers predicted that police dispatchers who were dissatisfied with their job, lacked social support, and perceived little control over their working environment would experience the greatest amount of occupational stress and burnout.
This is often described as the "50-50 philosophy" and depicts the expectation that consumers will work as hard on their job search concerns as their SES.
Their job is to track down and lasso wild livestock that has wandered over the Mexican border carrying diseases.
Workers who have been employed a long time may find that their job seeking skills are rusty and that they do not have an adequate network of job-related contacts (Moon & Hushbeck, 1989).
So a willingness to perform new and additional tasks will be critical for those who intend to keep their job. Employees in lower grades should view training as an opportunity to become more versatile.
This strategy was successful in stemming the tendency for workers to become too attached to their job coach and not rely on existing job site supervisors and co-workers, especially when job training involved a challenging set of job duties or a worker with severe limitations.
Results from the eight fairs reconfirmed the value of the job fair approach as a positive community endeavor that enables resource personnel to meet their job development goals and employers to meet their personnel and hiring goals.
Social interactions are significantly more likely to occur among workers who are physically proximate, but even more so among workers who have similar jobs and responsibilities and who interact as a part of their job (Burke, Weir, & Duncan, 1976; Peponis, 1985).
College students are turning more and more to the career placement centers on campus to help them in their job searches.