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    • International Standard Classification of Occupations

    • The International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) is an International Labour Organization (ILO) classification structure for organizing information on labour and jobs. It is part of the international family of economic and social classifications of the United Nations. The current version, known as ISCO-08 ... Read »


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    • Lists of occupations

    • The following are lists of occupations grouped by category. List of sewing occupations City County State Federal List of Law enforcement organizations occupations ... Read »


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    • Occupational Information Network

    • The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) is a free online database that contains hundreds of occupational definitions to help students, job seekers, businesses and workforce development professionals to understand today's world of work in the United States. It was developed under the sponsorship of the US Departmen ... Read »


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    • Profession

    • A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain. The term is a truncation of the term "liberal profession", whic ... Read »


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    • Professional identification

    • Professional Identification is a type of social identification and is the sense of oneness individuals have with a profession (e.g. law, medicine) and the degree to which individuals define themselves as profession members. Professional identity consists of the individual's alignment of roles, responsibilities, values, ... Read »


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    • Actuary

    • Actuary

      An actuary is a business professional who deals with the measurement and management of risk and uncertainty (BeAnActuary 2011a). The name of the corresponding profession is actuarial science. These risks can affect both sides of the balance sheet, and require asset management, liability management, and valuation skills ... Read »


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    • Adviser

    • An adviser or advisor is normally a person with more and deeper knowledge in a specific area and usually also includes persons with cross functional and multidisciplinary expertise. An adviser's role is that of a mentor or guide and differs categorically from that of a task specific consultant. An adviser is typically ... Read »


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    • Amateur

    • An amateur (French amateur "lover of", from Old French and ultimately from Latin amatorem nom. amator, "lover") is generally considered a person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science in a non-professional or unpaid manner. ... Read »


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    • Amateur professionalism

    • Amateur professionalism or professional amateurism (shortened to pro-am) is a blurring of the distinction between professional and amateur within any endeavour or attainable skill that could be labelled professional in fields such as writing, computer programming, music or film. The idea was used by Demos, a British th ... Read »


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    • Aviation structural mechanic

    • Aviation structural mechanic

      Aviation structural mechanic (abbreviated as AM) is a United States Navy occupational rating. Aviation structural mechanics maintain aircraft airframe and structural components including flight surfaces and controls, hydraulic and pneumatic control and actuating systems and mechanisms, landing gear systems, air co ... Read »


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    • Avocation

    • An avocation is an activity that someone engages in as a hobby outside their main occupation. There are many examples of people whose professions were the ways that they made their livings, but for whom their activities outside of their workplaces were their true passions in life. Occasionally, as with Lord Baden-Powel ... Read »


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    • Barrelman

    • Barrelman is in reference to a person who would be stationed in the barrel of the foremast or crow's nest of an oceangoing vessel as a navigational aid. In early ships the crow's nest was simply a barrel or a basket lashed to the tallest mast. Later it became a specially designed platform with protective railing. With ... Read »


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    • Bergmeister

    • A Bergmeister (Latin: Magister montium) was a mine manager or foreman in German-speaking Europe who, along with the Bergvogt, was one of the officials serving on a mining court (Berggericht). There were Bergmeisters in every mining district in Germany. In Austria the Bergmeister was also called the Obristbergmeister. ... Read »


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    • Bicycle mechanic

    • A bicycle mechanic is a mechanic who can perform a wide range of repairs on bicycles. Bicycle mechanics can be employed in various types of stores, ranging from large department stores to small local bike shops; cycling teams, or bicycle manufacturers. The New York State Department of Labor describes bicycle repai ... Read »


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    • Blacksmith

    • Blacksmith

      A blacksmith is a metalsmith who creates objects from wrought iron or steel by forging the metal, using tools to hammer, bend, and cut (cf. whitesmith). Blacksmiths produce objects such as gates, grilles, railings, light fixtures, furniture, sculpture, tools, agricultural implements, decorative and religious items, coo ... Read »


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    • Bricklayer

    • A bricklayer, which is related to but different from a mason, is a craftsman who lays bricks to construct brickwork. The terms also refer to personnel who use blocks to construct blockwork walls and other forms of masonry. In British and Australian English, a bricklayer is colloquially known as a "brickie". A stone mas ... Read »


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    • Builder broker

    • A Builder Broker is a person or business that arranges quotations for building plans by contractors in Australia. The agent or business needs qualifications in the building industry and must understand the "Standards Australia" building contracts. A Builder Broker can specialise in either all, or one of, the building ... Read »


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    • Bush mechanic

    • A bush mechanic (Australian slang) is somebody who out of necessity and with immediate available materials, is able to solve practical problems using sometimes untraditional and inventive techniques. Generally an inventive technique is required due to the lack of proper resources or the other constraints in solving the ... Read »


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    • Business agent (labor)

    • A business agent is a title, used in some labor unions, for a leading representative of a local union. It is commonly a paid, full-time position. It can be abbreviated B.A. The duties of a business agent may vary greatly from union to union, but in general, a business agent can be expected to safeguard workers' rights ... Read »


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    • Business architect

    • A business architect is a practitioner of business architecture, a discipline concerned with developing and maintaining business capabilities of the enterprise in line with the corporate strategy as well as contributing to the business strategy and plans. This also includes design of capability models and related archi ... Read »


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    • Business relationship management

    • Business relationship management (BRM) is a formal approach to understanding, defining, and supporting inter-business activities related to business networking. Business relationship management consists of knowledge, skills, and behaviors (or competencies) that foster a productive relationship between a service organi ... Read »


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    • Captain

    • Captain and chief officer are overlapping terms, formal or informal, for the commander of a military unit, the commander of a ship, airplane, spacecraft, or other vessel, or the commander of a port, fire department or police department, election precinct, etc. Captain is a military rank in armies, navies, coast guards, ... Read »


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    • Carpentry

    • Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Carpenters traditionally worked with natural wood and did the rougher work such as framing, but today many ... Read »


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    • Chartist (occupation)

    • A chartist (also known as a technical or technical analyst) is one who utilizes charts to assess patterns of activity that might be helpful in making future predictions. Most commonly, chartists use technical analysis in the financial world to evaluate financial securities. For example, a chartist may plot past values ... Read »


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    • Checkweighman

    • A checkweighman (occasionally checkmeasurer or checkweigher) is a person who is responsible for weighing coal or another mined substance, and thereby determining the payment due to each worker. In many coal mines, workers have been paid by the weight of coal they mine. Historically, it was impractical to weigh the coa ... Read »


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    • Chef

    • Chef

      A chef is a highly trained and skilled professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation of a particular cuisine. The word "chef" is derived (and shortened) from the term chef de cuisine (French pronunciation: ​[ʃɛf.də.kÉ¥i.zin]), the director or head of a kitchen. Chefs can rece ... Read »


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    • Chief economist

    • Chief economist is a single position job class having primary responsibility for the development, coordination, and production of economic and financial analysis. It is distinguished from the other economist positions by the broader scope of responsibility encompassing the planning, supervision, and coordination of the ... Read »


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    • Chinaman (porcelain)

    • Has just received from the India Company's Sale a large and regular Assortment of useful and ornamental China, Japanned Tea Boards, Waiters, Toilet and Card Boxes, the best India Soy, Fish and Counters, Fans, etc, etc. which will be sold at the present London Prices. He has also a large Parcel of useful China from Comm ... Read »


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    • Cigarette girl (person)

    • Cigarette girl in European and American context generally refers to a person that sells or provides cigarettes from a tray held by a neck strap. They may also carry cigars, and many novelty items like lighted roses, candy, snacks, chewing gum, lighted jewelry, and lighted yo-yo's on their trays. The most common un ... Read »


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    • Civil estimator

    • A Civil Estimator is a construction professional who bids on civil projects that have gone to tender. Civil estimators typically have a background in civil engineering, construction project management, or construction supervision. Estimators are responsible for obtaining tenders, obtaining of material costs, calculatio ... Read »


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    • Clerk of the course

    • A clerk of the course is an official in various types of racing. In horse racing, the clerk of the course is the person responsible for turf management and raceday preparation at a racecourse. Important tasks of the role include: They may also work with racecourse management on optimising the racecourse's fixture ... Read »


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    • Clockmaker

    • A clockmaker is an artisan who makes and/or repairs clocks. Since almost all clocks are now factory-made, most modern clockmakers only repair clocks. Modern clockmakers may be employed by jewellers, antique shops, and places devoted strictly to repairing clocks and watches. Clockmakers must be able to read blueprints a ... Read »


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    • Commissionaire

    • In mainland Europe, a commissionaire is an attendant, messenger or subordinate employed in hotels, whose chief duty is to attend at railway stations, secure customers, take charge of their luggage, carry out the necessary formalities with respect to it and have it sent on to the hotel. They are also employed in Paris a ... Read »


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    • Community practice

    • Community practice also known as macro practice is a branch of social work in the United States that focuses on larger social systems and social change, and is tied to the historical roots of United States social work. The field of community practice social work encompasses community organizing, social planning, human ... Read »


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    • Company man

    • A company man in the petroleum industry refers to a representative of an operating/exploration company. Other terms that may be used are company representative, foreman, drill site supervisor (DSV), company consultant, rigsite leader or "well site manager". In a normal scenario, gas/oil-drilling (exploration) companie ... Read »


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    • Construction worker

    • Construction worker

      A construction worker is a tradesperson, labourer (by tradition considered an unskilled tradesperson), or professional employed in the physical construction of the built environment and its infrastructure. The term construction worker is a generic term and most construction workers are primarily described by the type ... Read »


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    • Content writing services

    • Content writing services (also known as online content writing services and content marketing services is a category of work that first surfaced in the early 1990s, due to an exponential rise in online activities. Content writing aims to provide the "speech" to a website, summarising what the website is about and expla ... Read »


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    • Contingent work

    • Contingent work or casual work is an employment relationship which is considered non-permanent. These jobs are typically part time (typically with variable hours), have limited job security, and result in payment on a piece work basis. Contingent work is usually not considered to be a career or part of a career. One of ... Read »


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    • Conveyancer

    • In most Commonwealth countries, a conveyancer is a specialist lawyer who specialises in the legal aspects of buying and selling real property, or conveyancing. A conveyancer can also be (but need not be) a solicitor, licensed conveyancer, or a fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. In the United Kingdom, conveya ... Read »


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    • Customer representative

    • A customer representative is an individual who has authority to represent a community that intends to purchase a product. The term is most often applied to a representative of a company, or proxy, who works closely with a producer or developer to clarify specifications for a product or service. The term is used in soft ... Read »


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    • Designated Pilot Examiner

    • In the United States, a Designated Pilot Examiner (commonly referred to as a DPE) is a senior pilot designated by the FAA to conduct oral examinations and inflight or flight simulator checkrides (collectively called "practical tests") with pilot applicants to determine their suitability to be issued a Pilot Certificate ... Read »


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    • Development chef

    • A development chef is a trained chef specialising in the development of new dishes or food products. With food companies, this type of chef is often responsible for the creating of new pre-prepared meals and food products. Within health care, the chef is often responsible for the development of variations on mainstrea ... Read »


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    • Direct support professional

    • Direct support professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with physical disabilities and/or intellectual disabilities with the aim of assisting the individual to become integrated into his/her community or the least restrictive environment. A direct support professional is a person who assists an in ... Read »


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    • Drawing-in frame

    • A Drawing-in frame was a piece of equipment used in the cotton industry. It was the drawers-in job to thread each of ends on a new beam through the correct healds, and then though the reed. On a Lancashire loom weaving grey cloth this was a simple but time consuming task, but for a complex pattern on a Jacquard tapestr ... Read »


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    • Electrician

    • Electrician

      An electrician is a tradesperson specializing in electrical wiring of buildings, stationary machines, and related equipment. Electricians may be employed in the installation of new electrical components or the maintenance and repair of existing electrical infrastructure. Electricians may also specialize in wiring ships ... Read »


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    • Elevator mechanic

    • An elevator mechanic is someone who constructs, modernizes, repairs, or services conveyances. Typically elevator mechanics only work on elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, wheelchair lifts, moving walkways, and other equipment providing vertical transportation. In many countries, particularly in North America, the elev ... Read »


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    • Expeditor

    • An expeditor is someone who facilitates a process. It is a position or role found within project management, construction, purchasing and production control. One example of this is a person in a restaurant who coordinates actions between cooks and wait staff in a restaurant, managing the flow of orders and giving real- ... Read »


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    • Professional degree

    • A professional degree, sometimes known as a first professional degree, is a degree that prepares someone to work in a particular profession, often meeting the academic requirements for licensure or accreditation. Professional degrees may be either graduate or undergraduate entry, depending on the profession concerned a ... Read »


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    • Fitter (occupation)

    • A machinist is a person who uses machine tools to make or modify parts, primarily metal parts. This process of machining is accomplished by using machine tools to cut away excess material much as a woodcarver cuts away excess wood to produce his work. In addition to metal, the parts may be made of many other kinds of m ... Read »


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    • Flavorist

    • A flavorist, also known as flavor chemist, is someone who uses chemistry to engineer artificial and natural flavors. The tools and materials used by flavorists are almost the same as that used by perfumers with the exception that flavorists seek to mimic or modify both the olfactory and gustatory properties of various ... Read »


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    • Gaonburha

    • A gaonburha or gaoburha is the leader of an Assamese gaon or village. The role of gaonburhas in Assamese gaons that are under mouzas are limited, since mouzadars take the responsibility of the gaonburha. For gaons that are far from district heads or major cities, gaonburhas still play difinitive roles. ... Read »


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    • Gardener

    • A gardener is someone who practices gardening, either professionally or as a hobby. A gardener is any person involved in gardening, arguably the oldest occupation, from the hobbyist in a residential garden, the homeowner supplementing the family food with a small vegetable garden or orchard, to an employee in a pl ... Read »


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    • Filling station attendant

    • A filling station attendant, gas station attendant (United States and Canada), or gas jockey (US), is a worker at a full-service filling station who performs services other than accepting payment. Tasks usually include pumping fuel, cleaning windshields, and checking vehicle oil levels. Prior to the introduction of sel ... Read »


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    • Goldsmith

    • A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with gold and other precious metals. Historically, goldsmiths also have made silverware, platters, goblets, decorative and serviceable utensils, ceremonial or religious items, and rarely using Kintsugi, but the rising prices of precious metals have curtailed the m ... Read »


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    • Housebreaker (business)

    • A housebreaker is an organisation that specialises in the disposition of large, old residential buildings. From the late 19th century and peaking in the mid 20th, many large country houses, manors, stately homes and castles in the United Kingdom became impractical to maintain - initially due to the repeal of the Corn ... Read »


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    • Ingénieur des études et de l'exploitation de l'aviation civile


    • Instrument mechanic

    • Instrument mechanics in engineering are tradesmen who specialize in installing, troubleshooting, and repairing instrumentation, automation and control systems. Instrumentation has existed for hundreds of years in one form or another. The oldest manometer was invented by Evangelista Torricelli in 1643. The thermome ... Read »


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    • Interdisciplinarity

    • Interdisciplinarity involves the combining of two or more academic disciplines into one activity (e.g., a research project). It is about creating something new by crossing boundaries, and thinking across them. It is related to an interdiscipline or an interdisciplinary field, which is an organizational unit that crosse ... Read »


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    • IT assistant

    • An Information Technology Assistant (commonly abbreviated to IT Assistant) is a person who works as an assistant in the IT business. Because the term "Information Technology" is commonly abbreviated "IT", job seekers recruiters often use the abbreviated version of the title. Distinguishing Characteristics: Receiv ... Read »


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    • Job creation index

    • A job creation index is a measure of net hiring of full- and part-time adult workers. In the US, the index score is derived by subtracting the percentage of American workers who say their employers are 'firing' from the percentage of workers who say their employers are 'hiring'. According to Gallup, in 2013 North ... Read »


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    • Job hunting

    • Job hunting, job seeking, or job searching is the act of looking for employment, due to unemployment, underemployment, discontent with a current position, or a desire for a better position. The immediate goal of job seeking is usually to obtain a job interview with an employer which may lead to getting hired. The job h ... Read »


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    • Job title inflation

    • Job title inflation is the increasing number and size of grandiose job titles in corporations and organisations. ... Read »


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    • Key worker

    • A key worker is a public sector employee who is considered to provide an essential service. The term is often used in the United Kingdom in the context of those essential workers who may find it difficult to buy property in the area where they work. In particular, it has become more prominent as escalating house price ... Read »


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    • Kijiya

    • Kijiya (木地屋?, lit. woodworker) are Japanese woodworkers particularly known as woodturners for their lathe-produced kokeshi dolls or lacquered goods. They are attested from the medieval period, claiming descent from the oldest son of Emperor Montoku, Prince Koretage (844–897), whom they credit with t ... Read »


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    • Language professional

    • Language professionals are people who support authors in their quest to publish by helping produce documents of appropriate scope and quality (in any language). Their role is particularly important in the research setting, especially when the authors are not native English speakers but are required to publish in Englis ... Read »


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    • Lawyer

    • Lawyer

      A lawyer is a person who practices law, as an advocate, barrister, attorney, counselor or solicitor or chartered legal executive. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawye ... Read »


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    • Lecturer

    • In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a lecturer holds an open-ended, tenure-track or tenured position at a university or similar institution, and is often an academic at an early career stage who teaches, conducts research, and leads research groups. Most lecturers typically hold permanent contracts at their academic ins ... Read »


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    • Letter cutting

    • Letter cutting is a form of inscriptional architectural lettering closely related to monumental masonry and stone carving, often practiced by artists, sculptors, and typeface designers. Rather than traditional stone carving, where images and symbols are the dominant features, in letter cutting it is the beauty of the s ... Read »


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    • LGBT liaison officer

    • An LGBT liaison is any individual employed by an organization or institution as a point of contact, serving as both a spokesperson for the organization to a local LGBT demographics as well as a representative of LGBT interests to the leaders of the organization. LGBT liaisons typically play an advisory role to organiza ... Read »


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    • Liaison officer

    • A liaison officer is a person who liaises between two organizations to communicate and coordinate their activities. Generally, liaison officers are used to achieve the best utilization of resources or employment of services of one organization by another. Liaison officers often provide technical or subject matter exper ... Read »


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    • Librarianship

    • Library science (often termed library studies, library and information science, bibliothecography, library economy) is an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organ ... Read »


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    • Licensure

    • Licensure means a restricted practice or a restriction on the use of an occupational title, requiring a license. A license created under a "practice act" requires a license before performing a certain activity, such as driving a car on public roads. A license created under a "title act" restricts the use of a given occ ... Read »


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    • List of jobs in United States by average wage

    • Average salary is the mean salary for the working population of a nation and it can be as low as the minimum wage, the Minimum wage in the United States is $7.25 for non tipped jobs ($13900 a year), $2.13 if for tipped jobs and $4.25 for young workers, and that is the lower salary that a worker can have. Labor-force p ... Read »


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    • Manciple

    • A manciple /ˈmænsáµ»pəl/ is a person in charge of the purchase and storage of food at an institution such as a college, monastery, or court of law. Manciples were sometimes also in charge of catering more generally, including food preparation. The title still survives in some Oxford and Cambridge colleges, ... Read »


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    • Market-entry consultant

    • Market-entry consultants provide consultancy services to private companies, corporations or government / non-profit organizations for solving various business problems related to commencing sales/manufacturing/outsourcing operations in a new market / geographical territory. This includes, but is not limited to services ... Read »


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    • Middleware analyst

    • Middleware analysts are computer software engineers with a specialization in products that connect two different computer systems together. These products can be open-source or proprietary. As the term implies, the software, tools, and technologies used by Middleware analysts sit "in-the-middle", between two or more sy ... Read »


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    • Miner

    • Miner

      A miner is a person who extracts ore, coal, or other mineral from the earth through mining. There are two senses in which the term is used. In its narrowest sense, a miner is someone who works at the rock face; cutting, blasting, or otherwise working and removing the rock. In a broader sense, a "miner" is anyone workin ... Read »


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    • Mixing engineer

    • A mixing engineer (or simply mix engineer) is a person responsible for combining ("mixing") the different sonic elements of a piece of recorded music (vocals, instruments, effects etc.) into a final version of a song (also known as "final mix" or "mixdown"). He or she mixes the elements of a recorded piece together to ... Read »


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    • Model (person)

    • A model (from Middle French modelle) is a person with a role either to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual aide for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different ... Read »


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    • Monumental masonry

    • Monumental masonry (also known as memorial masonry) is a kind of stonemasonry focused on the creation, installation and repairs of headstones (also known as gravestones and tombstones) and other memorials. In Christian cultures, many families choose to mark the site of a burial of a family member with a gravestone ... Read »


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    • Mountain guide

    • Mountain guides are specially trained and experienced mountaineers and professionals who are certified by a mountain guide association, affiliated to the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations (IFMGA in English). They are considered to be high-level experts in mountaineering, and are hired to instruct ... Read »


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    • Occupational closure

    • Occupational closure is the sociological term given to the process whereby a trade or occupation transforms itself into a true profession by closing off entry to the profession to all but those suitably qualified. The profession then becomes closed to entry from outsiders, amateurs and the unqualified. This is also som ... Read »


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    • Occupational inequality

    • Occupational inequality is the unequal treatment of people based on gender, sexuality, height, weight, accent, or race in the workplace. When researchers study trends in occupational inequality they usually focus on distribution or allocation pattern of groups across occupations, for example, the distribution of men co ... Read »


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    • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    • The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations in the United States. It is released bie ... Read »


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    • Occupational prestige

    • Occupational prestige (also known as job prestige) is a way for sociologists to describe the relative social class positions people have. It refers to the consensual nature of rating a job based on the belief of its worthiness. The term prestige itself refers to the admiration and respect that a particular occupation h ... Read »


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    • Ocularist

    • An ocularist is someone who specializes in the fabrication and fitting of ocular prostheses for people who have lost an eye or eyes due to trauma or illness. The fabrication process for a custom made eye typically includes taking an impression of the eye socket, shaping a plastic shell, painting the iris and then fitti ... Read »


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    • Officer

    • An officer is a person who has a position of authority in a hierarchical organization. ... Read »


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    • Operator (profession)

    • An operator is a professional designation used in various industries, including broadcasting (in television and radio), computing, power generation and transmission, customer service, physics, and construction. Operators are day-to-day end users of systems, that may or may not be mission-critical, but are typically man ... Read »


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    • Options broker

    • Options brokers specialize in offering options trading, research, education and other tools to individual investors. In addition to common options trades like covered calls, option spreads, and straddles, many options brokerages offer trading in products related to options, including , exchange-traded funds, mutual fun ... Read »


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    • Outworker

    • The putting-out system is a means of subcontracting work. Historically, it was also known as the workshop system and the domestic system. In putting-out, work is contracted by a central agent to subcontractors who complete the work in off-site facilities, either in their own homes or in workshops with multiple craftsme ... Read »


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    • Panel beater

    • A panel beater is a term used in some Commonwealth countries to describe a person who repairs vehicle bodies back to their factory state after having been damaged (e.g., after being involved in a collision). In the USA and Canada, the same job is done by an auto body mechanic. They do this using many skills such as pl ... Read »


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    • Paraprofessional

    • Paraprofessional is a job title given to persons in various occupational fields, such as education, healthcare, engineering, and law, who are trained to assist professionals but do not themselves have professional licensure. Some exceptions to this rule would be some Paramedics in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, ... Read »


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    • Personal chef

    • A personal chef is a chef who is hired by different clients and prepares meals in the clients' home kitchens, based on their needs and preferences. The personal chef will create a customized meal plan, shop for all groceries, prepare the meal, and clean up the kitchen. The chef typically leaves prepared meals packaged ... Read »


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    • Pipefitter

    • A pipefitter is a tradesperson who installs, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs mechanical piping systems. Pipefitters usually begin as helpers or apprentices. Journeyman pipefitters deal with industrial/commercial/marine piping and heating/cooling systems. Typical industrial process pipe is under high pressu ... Read »


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    • Pipelayer

    • A pipelayer (or pipe-layer or pipe layer) is a skilled tradesman who lays pipe, such as for storm sewers, sanitary sewers, drains, and water mains. Pipelayers may grade (i.e., level) trenches and culverts, position pipe, or seal joints. The Standard Occupational Classification System code for pipelayers is 47-2151. Th ... Read »


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    • Plant operator

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    • Private investigator

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    • Sawfiler

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    • A watchmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs watches. Since a majority of watches are now factory made, most modern watchmakers only repair watches. However, originally they were master craftsmen who built watches, including all their parts, by hand. Modern watchmakers, when required to repair older watches, for wh ... Read »


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