nine-to-five


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nine-to-five

mod. typical in terms of working hours; structured and scheduled, starting and ending at set times. (From the expression from nine to five, normal working hours.) I really wanted a nine-to-five job until I finally got one.
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In those days a director could have risen in the ranks of nine-to-five office jobs and had not an inkling of what the hands-on, on-call 24/7 job was actually about.
Workers want more flexibility in their schedules, and with improvements in technology that enable employees to check in at any time, from anywhere, it makes sense to allow employees to work outside the traditional nine-to-five schedule," says Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer of CareerBuilder.
Jon Andrews, of PwC, said the research showed that traditional nine-to-five office working could soon be consigned to history for many employees.
It would involve doing an equivalent nine-to-five job search, with someone looking over your shoulder to make sure you were not just on Facebook.
It is important to get the balance right or there really is no point in escaping that nine-to-five job in the first place.
ONE in three people no longer work traditional nine-to-five hours.
ONE in three people now work outside traditional nine-to-five hours following a "huge shift" in working and social lives, new research shows.
I have been self-employed for nearly nine months now and already the memory of my previous nine-to-five job seems like bliss.
SANTA CLARITA -- How about a lunchtime trolley ride to break up the nine-to-five humdrums?
A "work revolution" must see the nine-to-five job ditched in favour of more flexi-time, job-sharing and working from home, the Tories said yesterday.
MORE than half of women workers are turning their backs on the traditional nine-to-five world of work and are aiming to set up their own business or retrain for a different career, according to a report.
I find it quite scary that a year from now I'll be seriously considering job possibilities and making the nine-to-five existence an everyday reality.
If I do that I might as well snap my cue over my knee and go and find a nine-to-five job.
Woodforest says it does 15 percent of its business outside normal nine-to-five business hours.
With such loyalty to the nine-to-five, grind, we might hypotesize that Arenas-former guitarist for Krishna-hardcore giants Shelter, Anti-Matter zine editor extraordinaire, and co-founder of post hardcore icons Texas is the Reason-lacks confidence in his new project.