In some markets it is actually defined as the point in time a few minutes prior to the actual cessation of trading, when the regular traders' orders are no longer received. During this period, the market is performing what is called a "Run To Cash", which is when the market is reconciling to its underlying cash market. In the United States Military , end of day or close of business is the time when all scheduled training and administrative work stops. The unit's senior noncommissioned officer may hold a formation at this time. During this formation, guidance is given to the enlisted members, the unit commander may publish information and the unit is given the command fall out, which usually means done for the day.
Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant. Even when you love your job, ending each day on a happy note can be a less scattered, and like I was tying up the loose ends of my day into a nice little bow.
These are external links and will open in a new window. Traditional workplace hours of 9am to 5pm are now only the norm for a minority of workers, research suggests. Almost half of people worked flexibly with arrangements such as job sharing or compressed hours, allowing them to juggle other commitments, it found.
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As I write this, my daughter is asleep in her cot. So my book will have to wait. People told me the things that once consumed your mind became insignificant, and your priorities were realigned. Last year I wrote about my worries going into motherhood, and how it would affect my career. I always thought women transformed into mothers and were no longer the same person.