Avoid this at Work
Uh oh! I just found out I've been an offender of this and had no idea that I was.
Avoid using these phrases at work.
According to a survey done through Accountemps , on the advice of 600 Human Resource managers there are office phrases we need to stop using. These buzzwords are actually real annoyances to our bosses.
Here's a list of the top 20 most annoying and over used phrases and buzzwords we need to stop using.
- Out of pocket"
- "Deep dive"
- "Let me get back to you."
- "Pick your brain"
- "Employee engagement"
- "It's not my job."
- "It's above my pay grade."
- "When am I going to get a raise?"
- "I am overwhelmed."
- "Crunch time"
- "Think outside the box."
- "At the end of the day"
- "Circle back"
Are you an offender? I know I have been using at least six of these phrases. I had no idea these phrases were annoying.
What else should be included on this list?