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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MANY federal and provincial-level organisations have a number of dead-end jobs. A dead-end job is one with no effective path to propel them from their current post to better prospects and career progression.
"Unless we boost opportunities and pay we risk losing a generation of young workers to dead-end jobs."
"It wasn't bad in Hebburn, I got sun burn!" Steph Wheeler TOP TREND: A teacher's union leader has warned that teenagers are being steered into zero-hour, dead-end jobs. "It's not just the young ones on zero hours, I'm 40-plus and I am too."
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Student Jamie-Lee, 18, of Merthyr Tydfil said: "My mum, step-dad and grandparents all had dead-end jobs all their lives, and I pretty much expected the same for myself.
For the last 30 years, I've worked in dead-end jobs just to put food on the table.
Joe, 47, of Anniesland, Glasgow, said: "My working life has been spent in andout of dead-end jobs but one day a tutor sawmysketches and said I was in the wrong job.
The dead-end jobs went to actors Jeremiah O'Conner, 26, and Louie McKenna, 23.
Too many young people drop out or end up in dead-end jobs with no prospects of advancement."
Singer Richard Archer - clad in black jeans, white trainers and black Le Coste polo shirt - stalked the stage like a man possessed as he sang his songs of dead-end jobs and streetlife.
But what is the moral justification for displacing native workers and consigning recent immigrants, legal or otherwise, to a life of poverty in low-wage, dead-end jobs, so that agribusinesses may increase their profits while the average American saves mere pennies at the supermarket?