Desk Jockey

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Desk Jockey

A slang term for an office worker. Examples of desk jockeys include insurance adjusters and tax preparers.
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To be fair though, he was referring mostly to the plethora of desk jockeys working in Ottawa, and he was also playing the good soldier carrying out an order to provide advice on how to best handle upcoming budget cuts.
But desk jockeys needn't worry - nobody is asking them to man the barricades.
But it isn't just the Job Centre desk jockeys issuing record numbers of sanctions.
But British Airways desk jockeys could not be moved and insisted Fozzie would not be permitted to fly without prior arrangement.
Simply standing "is the single healthiest change most desk jockeys can make," Benden says.
But it baffles me why we have become lunch-hour desk jockeys.
Created by blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, the Adventure TEAM Challenge brings together experienced adventure athletes, wounded warriors from our nation's military, fire fighters and desk jockeys - including paraplegics and quadriplegics.
While desk jockeys struggle to diversify their skills in a time of employment uncertainty, freelancers depend on diversity to stay in business--which may be their competitive advantage.
Even the less significant characters are well devised, whether the passengers on the train - grumpy, self-centered Americans, or the military staff, bent-over desk jockeys.
I am sure we could remove some of these high paid desk jockeys without any noticeable effect.
The jobs done by all of our uniformed services can range from mundane to life threatening in the space of a single day, and are not something the majority of pen pushers and desk jockeys would ever wish to swap with.
As at any campus, in addition to desk jockeys, the institution has job functions such as housekeepers and security officers, "and not all of them are sitting in an office with a computer at their disposal, so we have an HR conference room with a computer they can use.