What is work?

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Work - The Definition

Activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.

There are 4 different types of work.

1 - Job

Work that a person does in order to earn money


For example - cleaning your room, cutting the neighbor's yard, babysitting

2 - Occupation

A set of related or similar job skills and experiences


For example - cashier, flight attendant, and waitress

3 - Career

The general course or progression of one's working life or one's professional achievements.


For example - a police officer who began as a patrolman, became a detective then eventually became chief of police for a city or town

4 - Volunteer

To perform or offer to perform a service of one's own free will.


For example - volunteering at the Soup Kitchen or for Habitat for Humanity