Time-Poor


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Time-Poor

A slang term describing a person who has little or no free time due to his/her workload. It may refer to a person who is unable to take on additional projects, or to one who has no life outside work because he/she works almost constantly.
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Keywords: brain-based learning; Educational Industrial Complex; time-poor; global neoliberal capitalism; politics of time; predatory practices
Pilotlight chief executive Gillian Murray said: "The survey results demonstrate that a carefully-managed approach to skills-sharing allows the time-poor, skills-rich professional to engage with charities in an effective and meaningful way."
Hugh Stacey, head of Post Office HomePhone and Broadband, which commissioned the research, said: "Streaming and on-demand entertainment services respond to the needs of the time-poor consumer and our report demonstrates how the convenience of these entertainment channels is beginning to dominate the UK's home browsing activity.
"However, some brands could benefit from improved targeting and perhaps sometimes a better understanding of the day-to-day realities of busy, time-poor executives' working lives."
The brand is aimed at 'time-poor, independent thinkers who want to be made to feel special'.
Rob Rhinehart believes his formula could be the ideal replacement for unhealthy fast food, or for time-poor people who wanted to avoid the stress of shopping and cooking.
Research from the Post Office reveals that full-time working mums and dads are so time-poor that they only manage to spend three-quarters of an hour a day with their families during the working week.
Founder of website Netmums Siobhan Freegard said: "Time-poor parents have to create extra time by multitasking at work.
Our guys are time-poor and sales people need to know who is talking to customers, to keep track and spot the next deal.'
"Having the choice to automatically renew your home insurance is an appealing option for those time-poor h o m e - owners.
They're great for time-poor professionals, mums, and anyone who wants quick results."
American workers who are time-poor are more likely to be dissatisfied with their personal life and to be stressed.
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