Employment vs. Occupation

Employment vs. Occupation — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Employment and Occupation

Employmentnoun

The act of employing.

Occupationnoun

An activity that serves as one's regular source of livelihood; a vocation.

Employmentnoun

The state of being employed.

Occupationnoun

An activity engaged in especially as a means of passing time; an avocation.

Employmentnoun

The work in which one is engaged; occupation.

Occupationnoun

The act or process of holding or possessing a place.

Employmentnoun

An activity to which one devotes time.

Occupationnoun

The state of being held or possessed.

Employmentnoun

A use, purpose

Occupationnoun

Invasion, conquest, and control of a nation or territory by foreign armed forces.

Employmentnoun

The act of employing

The personnel director handled the whole employment procedure

Occupationnoun

The military government exercising control over an occupied nation or territory.

Employmentnoun

The state of being employed

Occupationnoun

An activity or task with which one occupies oneself; usually specifically the productive activity, service, trade, or craft for which one is regularly paid; a job.

Employmentnoun

The work or occupation for which one is used, and often paid

Occupationnoun

The act, process or state of possessing a place.

Employmentnoun

An activity to which one devotes time

Occupationnoun

The control of a country or region by a hostile army.

Employmentnoun

(economics) The number or percentage of people at work

Occupationnoun

the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money;

he's not in my line of business

Employmentnoun

the state of being employed or having a job;

they are looking for employmenthe was in the employ of the city

Occupationnoun

the control of a country by military forces of a foreign power

Employmentnoun

the occupation for which you are paid;

he is looking for employmenta lot of people are out of work

Occupationnoun

any activity that occupies a person's attention;

he missed the bell in his occupation with the computer game

Employmentnoun

the act of giving someone a job

Occupationnoun

the act of occupying or taking possession of a building;

occupation of a building without a certificate of occupancy is illegal

Employmentnoun

the act of using;

he warned against the use of narcotic drugsskilled in the utilization of computers

Occupationnoun

the period of time during which a place or position or nation is occupied;

during the German occupation of Paris