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status seeker

Someone who aspires to a higher socioeconomic level. Upward mobility have always been an aspect of American society, but it took sociologist Vance Packard's 1959 book The Status Seekers to give a name to people who strove to impress by acquiring and flaunting fashionable and expensive items and social cachet. Status seekers—the derogatory epithet quickly gained popularity—not only tried to keep up with the Jones, they wanted to leave the Jones behind.
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We're thrilled to have formed a number of strong partnerships with local businesses within a few months of launching our web app," notes Seeker Founder, Ryan Judy.
They are officially registered as asylum seekers and are asked to give a brief statement outlining why they are afraid of persecution or death.
From 1 January 2015, if a job seeker misses an appointment with their employment provider without a reasonable excuse, their income-support payment will be suspended until they actually attend the next appointment.
Asylum seekers held in Australia-run detention centre on Christmas Island have sued the Abbott government for poor health care.
Employers looking to recruit local job seeker and candidates looking to meet face-to-face with recruiters from top companies should visit http://www.
It found half of us don't realise failed asylum seekers exist in Coventry and a third of us think they should be sent back to the country they fled.
Marketing yourself as a job seeker means locating the people who can offer or lead you to opportunities and telling them what you are capable of, over and over.
We're concerned that tagging is associated in the public's mind with criminal behaviour and so it further reinforces the idea that asylum seeker equals criminal.
Some asylum seekers fled countries known for corruption, brutality and the violation of human rights.
But his case also symbolized the drive by the government to reduce the ability of asylum seekers to gain legal status.
The need for privacy, the ordeal of a new and heuristic experience, and the often fragile emotional states medical conditions can place users in are issues that affect the uninitiated health information seeker.
Ohashi obtained the report as the immigration officials were using it as evidence to support their case against a Kurdish asylum seeker.
Employers are still able to contact the job seeker via an anonymous e-mail sent through Dentalworkers.
And the dependants of asylum seekers are forbidden to take employment until such time as the asylum seeker receives a positive decision on their claim.
The purpose of the journey is to help the seeker establish a personal relationship with God, what Ochs and Olitzky call "covenant.