nine-to-five job


: a job during regular business hours usually in an office

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Recent Examples on the Web The family gave the curatorial crew of the Japanese American National Museum, which organized Tatau, total access to their work, which is less a nine-to-five job and more a priestly calling. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 10 Feb. 2024 For eight years, Stern held down a nine-to-five job riffing for a million nightly viewers in the Late Night with Seth Meyers house band. Jenn Pelly, Pitchfork, 9 Nov. 2023 His mother, who came to New York from Puerto Rico, always stressed the security of a nine-to-five job. Liza Weisstuch, New York Times, 8 Sep. 2023 Some of the reasons: commuting, open floor plans, and a hatred of the nine-to-five job. Amber Burton, Fortune, 9 June 2023 However, his fitness mindset shifted his focus to the gym — ultimately, working double duty as a part-time trainer before and after his nine-to-five job. Skyler Caruso, Peoplemag, 9 May 2023 Tatiana Buzmakova - Getty Images Famous for their tendency to buck tradition, many Gen Zers don’t think a successful career necessarily requires a college degree, or even a nine-to-five job. Jane Thier, Fortune, 15 Mar. 2023 Today, Wani is scientific director at the Reproductive Biotechnology Centre, in Dubai, and the practice is so popular that cloning has become his nine-to-five job. Nadia Leigh-Hewitson, CNN, 1 Mar. 2023

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“Nine-to-five job.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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