“An arrangement in which two people agree to do the work of one job.” (Barnett)
“Secondary part-time jobs: Workers have low skill and compensation compared to their full-time counterparts, and [have] little prospect of advancement.” (Abate, 2003).
“[J]ob sharing represents one full-time job for two employees. In effect, each works proportionately less than full time.” (Christensen & Staines, 1990).
“A situation in which two employees share a single full-time job, with salary and benefits pro-rated. This is a popular option for new mothers who wish to spend time at home, but also want to remain in the workforce” (FlexPaths, n.d.).

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