Corporate Jargon that We Love to Hear

by Evil HR Lady on February 6, 2020

There are plenty of things your coworkers say that drive you up the wall. There are plenty of things that you say that drive your coworkers up the wall. But, it turns out there are some corporate phrases–jargon that people like to hear.

Who knew? 

I mean, we all knew we liked to say it, but we don’t want other people saying it. (I swear if one more person says they have an “ask” for me, I won’t be able to control myself.) 

Verizon did a survey and asked people about corporate jargon and came up with quite a list of phrases. But, surprisingly, they also included phrases we like. They are:

To keep reading, click here: Corporate Jargon that We Love to Hear

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Millennial Perspective February 6, 2020 at 4:28 pm

Glad to know Im not the only person who hates analysis paralysis.

To me it always smacked of anti-intellectualism and ignoring facts in favor of being “agile”.


Goober February 6, 2020 at 5:21 pm

None of the favored ones are really “corporate” jargon so much as common slang in and out of the business world.


jdgalt February 6, 2020 at 8:56 pm

The most popular ones around here are either pop-psychology jargon (a movement that needs to go away) or “social justice” jargon (a much more harmful movement that REALLY needs to go away). “negative”, which EHRL herself uses in the piece, is in the first category.


Didi February 7, 2020 at 2:33 pm

“Wood behind the arrows” – ugh


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