Job may refer to:

* a joe (role) served by a person or thing:
** Employment, where a person is in a long-term relationship performing a service for an employer
** Occupation (economic), where a person performs a certain role over a long period
*** Profession, an occupation requiring specialized knowledge
*** Vocation, an occupation typically requiring training
** Volunteer, where a person is serving the role without economic gain

* a job opening, a desire by an organization to fill a position
* a task to be performed:
** a building or structure under construction
** Job (software), a scheduled and/or automated task for a computer in a batch processing environment

* a private or government employment agency:
** Job Corps, a training program administered by the United States Government
** Job Network, a set of employment organizations funded by the Australian Government

* Job (professional wrestling), a wrestling performer who loses a match
* Job's syndrome, another name for the medical condition Hyper IgE syndrome (HIES)
* Job, can be used instead of the word "Thing"
*Job for a Cowboy an American death metal band

in literature:

*Book of Job, part of the Tanakh or Old Testament
*Job (Bible), a character in the above named book
*Job, a minor Biblical figure
*"", a novel by Robert A. Heinlein
*"Job" (novel), a novel by Joseph Roth
*"La Job", a Quebec adaptation of the British cult TV series "The Office"

*Jobs (Remnants), a major character from K. A. Applegate's "Remnants" series
*Job, a character from the Preston-Child novel "Still Life with Crows"

people named Job:

* Job ben Solomon, a Muslim slave who was a victim of the Atlantic slave trade
* Job Cohen, mayor of Amsterdam
* Job de Roincé (1896-1981), French journalist and writer

people with the family name Job:
*Joseph-Désiré Job
*Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc.

ee also

*Occupation (disambiguation)

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  • Job — (j[o^]b), n. [Prov. E. job, gob, n., a small piece of wood, v., to stab, strike; cf. E. gob, gobbet; perh. influenced by E. chop to cut off, to mince. See {Gob}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden thrust or stab; a jab. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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