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    #1

    "job of" or "job as"

    Which phrase is correct (or better):
    1. I look for a job of salesman.
    2. I look for a job as salesman.

    Is there somthing better than given above?

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    #2

    Re: "job of" or "job as"

    Quote Originally Posted by Pierce111 View Post
    Which phrase is correct (or better):

    1. I look for a job of salesman.
    2. I look for a job as salesman.

    Is there something better than given above?
    I am looking for a job as a salesman.
    I am looking for a job in sales.
    I am looking for a sales job.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #3

    Re: "job of" or "job as"

    Quote Originally Posted by Pierce111 View Post
    Which phrase is correct (or better):
    1. I look for a job of salesman.
    2. I look for a job as salesman.

    Is there somthing better than given above?
    Both are correct in the right context, and each is better than the other in that context. In your context, emsr2d2 has given you alternatives. Here's an example of a correct use of 'of':

    'I am a teacher. I am not going to go to an interview for the job of a lavatory attendant just because JobCentrePlus is a gross misnomer.'

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