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In one of the more memorable moments of the teen comedy classic Mean Girls, Queen Bee Regina George often rejects Gretchen Weiner's attempts at making "Fetch" part of the commonplace jargon at North Shore High School.

Even if we might not react the same way as the domineering Regina George, who hasn't found themselves rolling their eyes on numerous occasions when people use Buzzwords and contemporary phrases in the workplace.

Be it out of an attempt to appear cooler, or amidst fears of being politically incorrect, job listings, inter-office memos, and speeches at corporate events always feature commonly used buzzwords or buzzwords those speaking hope might find their way into everyday speech.

Much to the annoyance, if not outright disdain of those on the receiving end.

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We can be in a relationship with people for quite some time and still be surprised and shocked by their behavior. We don’r always have to agree. But there are some awkward topics we should be able to discuss. Like the treatment of one’s co-workers. Case in point… A deleted Redditor wanted to discuss her […] More
People Confess Which Corporate Buzzwords Drive Them Absolutely Crazy
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Corporate buzzwords.

Most of us are familiar with them.

Phrases like "paradigm shift," "outside the box," "on brand" and "deep dive" rattle around offices.

Words like synergy, pivot, scalability and leverage get bandied about office emails.

And most of us hate them even as we use them.

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People Break Down The Most Corrupt Thing They've Ever Seen Their Employer Do

We all know that companies will do whatever they can to save a buck and move it into profit instead. That is how many successful companies were able to rise. There comes a time however when the big redline of ethics is crossed and the cost savings turns into an issue of causing harm to others.

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People Break Down The Things That Are Not A Cult But Feel Like One
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What gives cults a bad name?

For starters, a cult is usually described as a social group with an unusual or excessive devotion towards a certain religious or philosophical belief.

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