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face time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishface timeˈface time noun [uncountable] American English  1 time that you spend at your job because you want other people, especially your manager, to see you there, whether or not you are actually doing good work Here we reward performance, not face time.2 time that you spend talking to someone when you are with them, rather than on the telephoneface time with In return for his donation, he wanted face time with the president.
Examples from the Corpus
face timeNew management designs had eliminated the need for face time supervision.She has been giving the media face time throughout the day and night at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.Although many companies profess to want to reward performance instead of face time, many report difficulties doing so.Or did it signal that face time was being given credit over productivity?
From Longman Business Dictionaryface timeˈface time especially American English informalHUMAN RESOURCES1[uncountable] time that you spend talking to someone who is in the same room as you, rather than time spent talking to them on the telephone or sending them an emailShe’s been giving the media a lot of face time since her novel was published.face time withShe said that she needs face time with you before you do the presentation.2[uncountable] time that someone spends at their job because they want people to think they are working, even if they are notHere we reward performance, not face time! time
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