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Occupation

Occupation– job title -job function

Work – activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.

Job – a paid position of regular employment.

Task – a piece of work to be done or undertaken.

Does not work – not employed for a salary, fees, or wages.

Retire – having left one’s job and ceased to work.

Career – an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress

Self-employed   working for oneself as a freelancer or the owner of a business rather than for an employer

Employee a person employed for wages or salary, especially at nonexecutive level.

Entrepreneur a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.

Capitalist a wealthy person who uses money to invest in trade and industry for profit in accordance with the principles of capitalism.

Employer a person or organization that employs people.

Retail the sale of goods to the public in relatively small quantities for use or consumption rather than for resale.

Cashier a person handling payments and receipts in a store, bank, or other business.

Clerk a person employed in an office or bank to keep records and accounts and to undertake other routine administrative duties.

Office clerk a person who works in an office doing duties such as filing, organizing, mailing or works at a sales counter or secretary or hotel lobby desk

chef a professional cook, typically the chief cook in a restaurant or hotel.

Waiter a man whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant.

Waitress a woman whose job is to serve customers at their tables in a restaurant.

Janitor a person employed as a caretaker of a building; a custodian.

Watchman a man employed to look after an empty building, especially at night.

Caretaker a person employed to look after a public building or a house in the owner’s absence.

Hairstylist a person who cuts and styles people’s hair professionally.

Secretary a person employed by an individual or in an office to assist with correspondence, keep records, make appointments, and carry out similar tasks.

Agent a person who acts on behalf of another person or group.

representative a person chosen or appointed to act or speak for another or others, in particular.

Manufacturer a person or company that makes goods for sale.

Accountant a person whose job is to keep or inspect financial accounts.

Manager a person responsible for controlling or administering all or part of a company or similar organization.

Teacher a person who teaches, especially in a school.

Doctor a qualified practitioner of medicine; a physician.

Dentist a person qualified to treat the diseases and conditions that affect the teeth and gums

Nurse a person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital.

Attorney a person appointed to act for another in business or legal matters.

Fireman a person employed to extinguish or prevent fires; firefighter.

Policeman a member of a police force.

Pilot a person who operates the flying controls of an aircraft.

Driver a person who drives a vehicle.

chauffeur a person employed to drive a private or rented automobile.

engineer a person who has scientific training and who designs and builds complicated products, machines, systems, or structures

mechanic a person who repairs and maintains machinery.

Businessman a man who works in business or commerce, especially at an executive level.

painter artist a person who produces paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby.

Director a person who is in charge of an activity, department, or organization.

Student a person who is studying at a school or college.

Author a writer of a book, article, or report.

writer a person who has written a particular text.

Spy a person who secretly collects and reports information on the activities, movements, and plans of an enemy or competitor.

Detective a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.

Singer a person who sings, especially professionally.

Farmer a person who owns or manages a farm.

Monk a member of a religious community of men typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Minister a member of the clergy, especially in Protestant churches.

Priest an ordained minister of the Catholic, Orthodox, or Anglican Church having the authority to perform certain rites and administer certain sacraments.

thief a person who steals another person’s property, especially by stealth and without using force or violence.

Burglar entry into a building illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft.

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