Moonlighting


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Moonlighting

The act or practice of taking a second or third job in order to make extra money. Moonlighting may or may not be related to one's actual career. For example, one may wait tables at a restaurant in the evenings even though one's main job is teaching. Moonlighting may be temporary; for instance, one may use the extra money to pay for a trip and then leave the second job.
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As most of the firms have policy of offering a fixed level of pay and work hours (Shishko and Rostker, 1976), any work policy which is divergent from an optimal hour of work as perceived by a utility maximizer worker at his/her given wage will induce him/her towards moonlighting conditioned upon a second job wage which is above his/her reservation wage at first occupation.
The popularity of the concept of moonlighting has stemmed from its relationship with several important employee behaviors particularly job satisfaction.
New Richmond Ventures will provide its formalised network of Strategic Partners and Executive Advisors to assist Moonlighting as the company scales.
Looking at the incidence of moonlighting by occupation reveals one of the main reasons for the aggregate gender difference of multiple job holding.
Understanding the role that moonlighting may play in employment cyclicality may inform the debate concerning the measurement of real wages when studying real-wage cyclicality.
Moonlighting scripts were close to a hundred pages, half again as long as the average one-hour television series.
Moonlighting is commonly understood as having a second job, usually part-time, in addition to a primary job full-time job.
There have been numerous litigated cases involving moonlighting policies and claims that employers use them as a pretext to discriminate against employees engaged in protected union activity.
Some are believed to have been moonlighting in police time.
Proponents of a resident's right to work a part-time job maintain that moonlighting is an essential part of a resident's training.
A SUN-STARVED Scottish strawberry farmer is moonlighting as a guinea pig for supermarket bosses.