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    laid-out

    Hi,

    What does "laid-out" mean in this context?
    Does it actually refer to "lay out" here? If so, I guess "laid-out" in this case means "to plan sth. in details'. ?

    Are you going to be more effective and happy as a specialist or as a generalist? Do you find real satisfaction in the precision, order, and system of a clearly laid-out job? Or are you one of those people who tend to grow impatient with anything that looks like a "routine" job? ... ...

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    Re: laid-out

    Dear XINLAI-UE:

    Yes. A clearly laid-out job is one that has been well planned (and in your example, predictable). Another implication is that the job will not have any undisclosed responsibilities.

    Petra

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    Re: laid-out

    A "clearly laid-out job" is a job that follows specific steps or procedures. It would be very structured and would involve having to become trained in order to know strict company policies.


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    Re: laid-out

    Quote Originally Posted by pyoung View Post
    Dear XINLAI-UE:

    Yes. A clearly laid-out job is one that has been well planned (and in your example, predictable). Another implication is that the job will not have any undisclosed responsibilities.

    Petra
    Thanks, pyoung and susiedqq. I get it !

    Have a nice day !

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