JOB


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AcronymDefinition
JOBJump on Board
JOBJournal of Organizational Behavior (John Wiley & Sons)
JOBJacks or Better (poker)
JOBJust Over Broke
JOBJava Objects for Business
JOBJob Object
JOBJob Opportunity Bulletin
JOBJust Off Broadway
JOBJack of Blades (fable character)
JOBJob Opportunities for the Blind
JOBJournal of Online Behavior
JOBJava Open Business
JOBJoint Operating Body
JOBJust Obey Your Boss
JOBJunk on the Bunk
JOBJoint Oversight Board (ANSI term)
JOBJumping over Bills
JOBJapan Organization of Bodyboarding (est. 1994)
JOBJoint Operations Board
JOBJSS(Joint Services Support) Operations Board (US DoD)
References in classic literature ?
"I doubt whether you'll get Job Rowsell to shift before mid-day.
'I know that,' said Job Trotter, turning upon his companion a countenance of deep contrition, and groaning slightly, 'I know that, and that's what it is that preys upon my mind.
Some superstitious old carpenters, now, would be tied up in the rigging, ere they would do the job. But I'm made of knotty Aroostook hemlock; I don't budge.
But the vacancy did not occur, nor did a steady job; and I employed the time between odd jobs with writing a twenty-one- thousand-word serial for the "Youth's Companion." I turned it out and typed it in seven days.
He had his home, as it happened, and some one who would care for him it he never got a job; but his son could not help thinking, suppose this had not been the case.
'Hello,' says I, 'lookin' for a job?' 'You bet,' says he.
"You give me that bow-wow, and I'll smash Hanson right now, and you got the job right away--come to work in the morning."
"I suppose she WAS trying," admitted Miss Cornelia reluctantly, "but that didn't justify what Job said when she died.
This was the sort of experience we job horses often came in for.
"Little girl, I'm thinking that one of the very gladdest jobs you ever did has been done to-day," he said in a voice shaken with emotion.
"What's any more dangerous than that job up yon- der -- but nothing's come of it."
That gentleman was depicted as an intelligent, dignified businessman who had no patience with his brother-in-law's socialistic views, and no patience with the brother-in-law, either, whom he was quoted as characterizing as a lazy good-for-nothing who wouldn't take a job when it was offered to him and who would go to jail yet.