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Swat Away Those Buzzwords

Monday, December 8, 2014

Leverage this study to improve communication in your office.

Work in any office setting long enough, and you're sure to hear a fair amount of corporate jargon. Unfortunately, as Weird Al Yankovic's song "Mission Statement" points out, buzzwords have been overused to the point that many people roll their eyes when they hear them. A survey by Accountemps rounded up some of the most worn-out corporate buzzwords:

  • out of pocket
  • circle back
  • forward-thinking
  • dynamic
  • synergy
  • pick your b

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