HOWEVER, the leveling of job skills (mining, fishing, tailoring, etc) is exactly the same no matter which character you do them on. It's off-putting and pointless to start another char and be unable to continue leveling your job skills while on that char. It's annoying to see ores that I can mine normally on my main, but be unable to when on an alt.
I know an alt is a different character, starting from scratch and all, but I don't see what benefit there is to having job skills separate for each character since they are leveled the same regardless.
Hopefully I made sense.
Oh, and map notes. Those shouldn't be character-specific. It's annoying.