When performed by an employee in an exchange for pay, a job consists of duties, responsibilities, and tasks (performance elements) that are (1) defined and specific, and (2) can be accomplished, quantified, measured, and rated. From a wider perspective, a job is synonymous with a role and includes the physical and social aspects of a work environment. Often, individuals identify themselves with their job or role (foreman, supervisor, engineer, etc.) and derive motivation from its uniqueness or usefulness.
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The young man chose to find a job so that would allow him to learn responsibility and also allow him to be compensated for his work.
If you are trying to find a new job you must present yourself in the appropriate way so that the company can see the real youl.
Unfortunately, even though working with animals was what made her happiest she was unable to find a job as a veterinarian.