nine-to-five job

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nine-to-five job

A job with standard working hours from 9 AM to 5 PM (or close to that range), Monday to Friday. I got so depressed working the same nine-to-five job for so many years, that I finally sold all my belongings and moved to India to teach English. When I was in college, all I wanted was a steady nine-to-five job that would pay a decent salary.
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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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This means they don't have a 9-to-5 job but provide consultancy services, typically through a limited liability partnership (LLP), to a portfolio of different companies.
You don't have to necessarily have a 9-to-5 job. This is also a message that we need to send out so that our society becomes comfortable with the idea of women going to work,' she says.
"We don't really see that you need a 9-to-5 job to get by in life and you can actually have fun with a career and enjoy your love and do what you love and make a living out of it," he added.
If they want that 9-to-5 job, it's not going to be in this business here.
If you're tired of your 9-to-5 job and often find yourself daydreaming about pursuing something else, Sara Bliss's Take the Leap features more than 60 stories of people who did just that.
As per professor Raees Begum Baig, the live-in nature of househelpers make it difficult to assess their formal work hours when compared, for example, to a 9-to-5 job.
I never really wanted to go take that 9-to-5 job. It's something that I've been doing since I was 18-years-old; I wouldn't have it any other way."
It's not a 9-to-5 job. I'm on the phone with people before I get to the office, I'll be in the office all day, then I'll either go see a show or I'll work late or I'm traveling.
"I've always worked a 9-to-5 job and worked in small engine repair most of my life, so I just decided it was time to branch out and do this on my own," he said.
Hopefully, before I reach the age of 40, I will no longer have to be in a 9-to-5 job,' he said.
"It is the innate desire of people to explore life, travel newer places, fulfill all the imaginations but since we don't have the resources to live such a carefree life, we adjust with the circumstances and accept the mundane 9-to-5 job to fund our existence.
When it comes to their shifts on social constructs and outlook on life, 74 per cent of respondents do not agree that marriage is permanent, and 40 per cent do not believe they can support themselves with a traditional 9-to-5 job.
Orana started as an ordinary 9-to-5 job and his first business venture failed.
No mail, no driving off to a 9-to-5 job, no supermarkets or shopping centers, and none of civilization's noise.