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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Failing at his dead end job and dealing with the breakdown of his relationship, Brian Bilston challenges himself to write a poem every day as he attempts to patch his life back together.
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.
To end another 'dead end job' week, I will be joining all the former players on Legends Day at The Ricoh for an afternoon of smiles and old, old stories.
"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.
A brilliant but nerdy engineer, poor Dilbert spends long days trapped in an anonymous cubicle at his dead end job.
It's a bit of a dead end job but the money has allowed us to send our eldest son to university.