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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But as these girls are in their mid-20s it's closer in age (if not in cleverness) to Lena Dunham's Girls than a female Inbetweeners, mining that period after university when your dream career fails to just drop into your lap and you end up, as the title says, drifting between dead end jobs and even more dead end relationships.
The shutting down of much of our manufacturing (a disaster), leaving many of our people out of work or in dead end jobs and at the same time creating the benefit culture society.
He raced through a series of dead end jobs, before his call up for National Service in 1956, serving with the Royal Air Force in Singapore in 1957.
Union leaders say teenagers will end up in dead end jobs like the ones in Margaret Thatcher's controversial Youth Training Scheme in the 80s.
MAUREEN Messent is wrong to link the working class "idiots" (her words, not mine), the poorly educated and possibly those in dead end jobs, for the foul language.
Colin said:``Ihavebeen in dead end jobs since Ileftschool and seemed tohaveno prospects of rising through the ranks.
Mr Turner referred to prostitution as the 'most dead end job of all dead end jobs'.
What is clear is that there is a growing consumer constituency dissatisfied with their options and wary that far too many clients are being steered into dead end jobs.
If these nets become generous, workers in marginal, dead end jobs see their dignity challenged and have even less incentive to work hard, placing further demands on those who remain at work.
com's commercial featuring children aspiring to work in dead end jobs.
HOW many people are currently working in low paid monotonous and thankless dead end jobs such as factories, etc?
Before starting the course I'd been doing dead end jobs, hoping that an opportunity would come and find me, but they never do and instead you have to go searching for them.