Jobs in developing countries
One good example to start with could be to illustrate the work perfomed to make a cup of coffee, since the coffee farmers are paid starving wages for their work unless they are enrolled in a fair trade contract.
Jobs in developed countries
See landfill, on points of why we need to develop a public, free knowledgebase on how different professions work in their working environment. We need to know about how functions are usually handled by workers so we can figure out where there is room for improvement in ecological or social issues
We also aim to describe how a profession has changed over time due to advancements in technology.
Also to put the current work/consumption equation into some perspective also work descriptions of historical professions are to be collected