McJob
noun Date: 1986 a low-paying job that requires little skill and provides little opportunity for advancement

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  • McJob — is slang for a low paying, low prestige dead end job that requires few skills and offers very little chance of intracompany advancement.[1] The term McJob comes from the name of the fast food restaurant McDonald s, but is used to describe any low …   Wikipedia

  • McJob — est un mot argotique pour désigner un emploi peu qualifié, mal payé, sans prestige et sans perspective d avenir. Le terme vient du nom de la chaîne de restauration rapide McDonald s, mais il s applique à tous les emplois peu qualifiés qui ne… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • McJob — ist eine Pejoration für Arbeitsplätze im Niedriglohnbereich, die in verschiedenen englischsprachigen Wörterbüchern und dem „Wörterbuch der New Economy“ aus dem Duden Verlag Eingang fand. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft 2 Kontroversen 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mcjob — To describe the act or working for, or searching for work that is of the McDonald s variety. Mom, I think I m just going to McJob for the summer. I don t want to go through all the work of putting up resumes and finding something real …   Dictionary of american slang

  • mcjob — To describe the act or working for, or searching for work that is of the McDonald s variety. Mom, I think I m just going to McJob for the summer. I don t want to go through all the work of putting up resumes and finding something real …   Dictionary of american slang

  • McJob — /meuhk job /, n. an unstimulating, low wage job with few benefits, esp. in a service industry. [1991, Amer.; coined by Douglas Coupland (b. 1961) in the novel Generation X] * * * …   Universalium

  • McJob — noun A job paying low wages, requiring few skills and having little opportunity for promotion. Many politicos claim most new jobs are low pay, dead enders, “McJobs.” …   Wiktionary

  • McJob —  (Cap. M, cap. J.) Slang term for a low wage job, usually in the service sector …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • McJob — n American a menial and/or temporary job. The term arose in connection with the slacker gen eration/Generation X and was based on the notion of educated middle class youngsters taking temporary jobs at, e.g., McDonald s burger restaurants. ►… …   Contemporary slang

  • McJob — n. poorly paid job in the service sector; low paying job …   English contemporary dictionary

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