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Goldbricking

The appearance of working, when in fact one is surfing the Internet, making personal phone calls, or generally not working. A goldbricker tries to look busy but in fact is not very productive at all.

goldbricking

a hoarding of output by employees when PIECEWORK is in operation. Employees do not declare their full daily output, preferring to hide it and then declare it at a later date. Payment for it will thus be received in the future. This enables employees to regulate their earnings over time. On some days they can take it easy but by releasing previous output to management they can achieve their usual level of pay. See QUOTA RESTRICTION.
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The gold bricks are sourced from a Spanish fishing village called Cadaques where the handmade brick manufacturer, Ceramica La Covadonga, has been perfecting the craft for more than 100 years.
Jeff uses cross branding with Ponchatoula strawberries, Bergeron pecans, Aunt Sallies' pralines, and Elmer's Gold Brick Eggs to produce unique local flavors.
There was never any need for back-up as the Gold Brick was behaving like a true gent.
Since pouring its first gold brick in October I 1995, Wesdome has quietly gone about its business, deep in I the bush, 50 kilometres west of Wawa.
They were lacking wit and invention up front and repeatedly ran into a black and gold brick wall in the shape of Jody Craddock and Christophe Berra.
They were awarded the coveted Mechanics of Materials Gold Brick Award for their efforts.
Tenders are invited for 2nd call for construction of communicated road from old kalna katwa road at mysore para to gold brick filed via natungram football ground under katwa-ii
Liverpool lacked wit and invention up front and repeatedly ran into a black and gold brick wall in the shape of Jody Craddock and Christophe Berra.
The mine tour has been operating for a number of years on this site and has evolved over time to include a trip underground, a simulated pouring of a gold brick, and a chance to pan for gold.
Tenders are invited for Construction of communicated road from old kalna katwa road at mysore para to gold brick filed via natungram football ground under katwa-ii
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He also ensured investors that trade would be conducted according to shariah basis and at any given end-of -trade; physical gold in form of gold bricks would be transferred to Atif's Vault, being maintained by trading companies.