Dead-End Job

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Dead-End Job

A job with little or no hope of advancement or increased pay. One may be in a dead-end job because one lacks the skills to advance or simply because there are no better jobs available. One may be able to exit a dead-end job through education or training.
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Meanwhile, Kylie finds herself a dead end job when she turns up to do new customer Sadie's nails - for her funeral.
The key underlying idea is that a dead end job offers no direct progress to your goals, now or in the future.
A dead end job "epidemic" is sweeping the country, with workers complaining of a lack of career development, according to a report.
But at least this is no dead end job - it actually pays a living wage and proves taking the career route of zombie can be a truly lifechanging experience.
Not sure what the careers officer said to Our Kid at Caludon Castle school when he left, but I know one thing - we have both have been earning a living from a DEAD END JOB.
Mercury Falls" is a novel from Robert Kroese telling the story of Christine Temetri, a woman in a dead end job reporting about doomsday cults who never get it right.
She said: "I was in a dead end job as a cleaner and came home one day feeling really fed-up.
TROUBLED starlet Lindsay Lohan has been handed a dead end job - working in a morgue.
One could define Smithy Ide as a typical middle-aged loser--unmarried with a dead end job and nothing to do but eat and get drunk.
Mr Turner referred to prostitution as the 'most dead end job of all dead end jobs'.
A brilliant but nerdy engineer, poor Dilbert spends long days trapped in an anonymous cubicle at his dead end job.
I am now in my mid-30s and in a dead end job with no prospects.