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cherrypicking

In a call center, the practice of letting agents view the incoming call queue and choose their next call based on personal preferences. Since this can artificially inflate an agent's productivity statistics, cherrypicking is not as common as it used to be. In addition, newer tools give agents less discretion in picking their customer interactions. See call center.
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The minister is cherrypicking data which shows Cardiff Met in a bad light and ignoring the overwhelming and consistent evidence showing the institution to be the top ranked post-1992 university in Wales.
Comedy Central Insider, the Viacom-owned Web site that promotes "South Park," "The Colbert Report" and "The Daily Show With John Stewart," has been cherrypicking clips from Google's video site, according to a report posted by Valleywag.
There has been a move towards cherrypicking, as the canny shopper simply heads to the discounter for a few selected good-value favourites.
But he can't be a cherrypicking nationalist, by keeping the pound to create a "sterling zone".
It seems to me that any privatisation will result in big job losses at Royal Mail and cherrypicking of the best part of the operating hub of the business is great for the few greedy bosses of Royal Mail, but a big loss for the many workers and much of the general public such as the elderly, who, like myself, prefer letters to confusing computer screens and dodgy online banking.
Nicholl's had his fill of English sides cherrypicking the best kids for nominal payments and he's adamant they should be loaned back to Scottish clubs to progress in the SPL.
Young and vulnerable people are being betrayed as firms and charities paid billions of pounds in taxpayers' cash to find them jobs are cherrypicking those who are easiest to help.
Supporters note that 1999, the end of the Internet bubble, was a near fatal year to launch a fund in the space; that Biondi wasn't the only one making investment decisions at Waterview; and that running a major media company is a far different animal from cherrypicking startups.