nine-to-five job

nine-to-five job

a job with normal daytime hours. I wouldn't want a nine-to-five job. I like the freedom I have as my own boss. I used to work nights, but now I have a nine-to-five job.
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For some time it did not dawn on me how little, in those days, the often harrowing and hazardous work of social workers was valued - not until I realised that young receptionists in the department who had a nine-to-five job were on a higher grade and received a larger salary than a social worker.
She said: "They have the same passion and commitment over there and they're animal lovers, too, It's not a nine-to-five job so you couldn't do it if you didn't enjoy it - you have to be committed.
Dear Biz I gave up my nine-to-five job to set up my own business a few months ago.
Being a soldier in the Scottish Infantry is anything but the normal nine-to-five job.
Meet social services team on call night and day to solve our problems SOCIAL workers don't have a nine-to-five job and are on call to deal with emergency requests throughout the day or night.
Farming never was a nine-to-five job, and now with the economic situation, it's even worse.
Its members exist to fight wars, pure and simple, and the normal rules of a nine-to-five job simply do not apply.
Dubai Vera Corneille has a nine-to-five job at the moment, but that was not the case three years ago.
After Any Dream Will Do, Seamus did land a part in Thriller Live before going back to a nine-to-five job in sales and marketing.
But outside of his nine-to-five job he can be found pounding the beat in uniform.
I work full time, but have discovered I am not cut out for the traditional nine-to-five job.
But he also slipped back into his nine-to-five job before getting his current role in Evita in which he's now been touring for nearly a year.
I have been self-employed for nearly nine months now and already the memory of my previous nine-to-five job seems like bliss.
Where else could we leave a soul-destroying nine-to-five job, catch a coach, bus or the tube to nearby Wood Green and walk up the hill to our very own theatre of dreams?