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Yeah, I know it looks horrible, and is barely above a disambiguation page... but I think if you think about it a bit, you will see that this topic needs separate coverage apart from Occupation, Profession, and Employment due to both the role of "jobs" in cultures and history and the increasing trend towards non-traditional styles of working: consulting, contractors, work at home, temp work, outsourcing, etc. I think once this page has some time to mature, with real content and some research/cites, it will prove its potential. --Marcinjeske (talk) 01:03, 12 April 2008 (UTC)

Work is Sacred[edit]

Thats why I dont like to touch it..seriously, it used to be anyone could do anything,now they give you so many hoops to jump through just to get the simplest lowest paid jobs. Its bordering on the ridiculous and gone to far. Its now just a way of keeping wages at a level, cause most people can do most jobs whatever jobsworth at the interview says. And working for 5.75 per hour is exploitation. I know an escort who earns that in 3 mins. She said she would feel exploited working as a waitress on min wage. This way the client is. Ha. Shes right. P.S if your nervous at an interview just imagine the interviewer having sex :) or better still start your own business —Preceding unsigned comment added by 90.193.29.45 (talk) 22:52, 15 June 2009 (UTC)

Rename/merge[edit]


Job (role) is currently the only Vital 100 article with a parenthetic title. It has been proposed merging with Employment (see the discussion).

Job is a currently disambiguation page. Job (disambiguation) redirects there.

Any opinions on whether Job (role) should be a) merged into Employment? b) moved to plain Job per WP:PRIMARYTOPIC? c) left as it is at Job (role)? benzband (talk) 12:17, 13 July 2012 (UTC)

I agree with moving "Job (role)" to "Job". I've tagged this with an admin help template because I can't move it myself. This one seems entirely uncontroversial. As for merging with Employment, that discussion seems to have died in the face of opposition which, having read, I agree with completely. Sven Manguard Wha? 23:56, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
Yes check.svg Done Miniapolis 15:33, 10 February 2014 (UTC)

reference to online etymological dictionary[edit]

The phrase 'jobbe of work' is not obsolete, only the spelling is - people in parts of Northern England can still be regularly heard to say it. The online dictionary - which is itself of dubious credentials - only suggests that this is one possible etymology of the word.

This whole article is really dodgy, sounds like it was cobbled together by some kids as part of a school project. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 217.136.96.21 (talk) 21:57, 18 September 2012 (UTC)