soft job

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Mind you, if my letters lead to anything it will probably be a situation as an earnest bill-clerk or an effervescent office-boy, for Rockefeller and Carnegie and that lot have swiped all the soft jobs.
Their enthusiasm has compounded with no snags like a 16-day government shutdown, political impasse or soft job scene that crippled the economy last year.
Additionally, various studies and anecdotes from recent college graduates lament the soft job market for Americans with a college degree.
The soft job growth underscores that GDP growth has also disappointed by tracking just below 2% in [the third quarter].
It's a noble goal, but with shrinking aid and a soft job market, this may potentially result in even more dropouts--far beyond the forecast in a college's enrollment report.
George has already angered fellow inmates by lining up a soft job in the canteen.
The resulting credit freeze, lack of spending and soft job markets has pushed the country into what some experts fear will be a prolonged recession.
People are always surprised because I'm a barber and it's seen as a soft job but now I've done this I can drink with the scaffolders
Concerns related to North Korean nuclear advances and the soft job market in South Korea contributed to a slump in consumer spending over the past 18 months.
Confronted with declining investment markets, soft job prospects and increased healthcare costs, American workers have been cutting back on their 401(k) plan savings, according to an annual survey by PlanSponsor magazine.
25 million a year for a soft job with a New York investment bank, in fact.

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