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Your Handy 2018 Guide To Officespeak
Ever sit in a meeting with no clue what people are talking about?
Writing Without Bullsh*t: An Interview with Josh Bernoff
Author, keynote speaker, professor
The state of business writing is generally dismal today. If I had a nickel for every poorly written article or blog post I've seen, I'd have quite a few nickels. Passive voice, horrible jargon, and run-on sentences make much if not most text confusing at best and downright inscrutable at worst.
Two Incredible Beatboxers Make Corporate Jargon Sound Way Better Than Your Boss Does
It's like Axe body spray: once you start using it, people only want to speak with you via email.
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The Origins Of Office Speak
“Here’s your ‘buzzword bingo’ card for the meeting,” Wally says to Dilbert, handing him a piece of paper. “If the boss uses
Why Workplace Jargon Is A Big Problem
Or are we? There's a good deal of truth to Tim Kreider's piece in the New York Times about "The 'Busy' Trap," which claims
10 Things You Should Never Say At The Office
By Forbes, Forbes
6. Ramp up. As in, “We’re ramping up our Customer Service operations.” This is code for “We’re woefully behind, and a key
Buzzwords at the Office Driving You Crazy? 6 Ways to Cope
writer, journalist - Milwaukee
This isn't my first time at the linguistic rodeo. While we can't wipe out Worklish, we can embrace coping strategies.
Office Jargon: 6 Tired Work Buzzwords To Avoid
By Thinkstock, Thinkstock
Rock Star/Ninja These days, “out of pocket” is also used as a synonym for “unavailable” or “out of the office.” While this
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