An easy job or task, as in He really has a soft job—his assistants do nearly all the work. This colloquial expression uses soft in the sense of “involving little or no hardship or discomfort.” It was first put as soft employment in 1639.
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Then add in all bored people, as well as people whose job it is to report on celebrities.Sia and Shia LaBeouf’s Pedophilia Nontroversy Over ‘Elastic Heart’|Marlow Stern|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That officer fretting about his “stance,” we learn, is plagued by PTSD that cripples him both on the job and at home.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.
“I love my job and I love my city and I am committed to the work here,” he said in a statement.
It has nothing to do with the regulatory job he is nominated for.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And once more, she found herself desiring to be like Janet--not only in appearance, but in soft manner and tone.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.
Thus was the man left entirely to the devil, not even his life being reserved, as in the case of Job.
A few small rocks of some soft stone may be added, and in between these the Ferns are planted.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
His face flushed with annoyance, and taking off his soft hat he began to beat it impatiently against his leg as he walked.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin