Skip Nav
Job Search
1 Surprising Thing Recruiters Are Looking For on Your LinkedIn Profile
Holiday
4 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Give Back While Shopping
Personal Finance
7 Tips For the Clever First-Time Home Buyer

Back to Basics: 9 Critical Career-Related Words and Phrases

Keeping up with career and job market terms is key to staying ahead. Sure, you may sound like a dork when you describe your co-worker who fabricates problems to make herself look better as a "Munchausen at work," but I guarantee you will send your manager on a Google mission. Most of us agree that wordiness isn't always necessary for the workplace, but I encourage you to stay in the know. Here are some words and phrases that will help you come across as particularly savvy. Just don't pack them all into one conversation.


Elevator Speech

Functional Resume

Furlough

Golden Parachute

Manage Up

Munchausen at Work

Personal Brand

Soft Skills

Sabbatical
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I'll have to study these. ;)
Career Advice You Should Ignore
Interview Mistakes
How to Be a Good Boss
Interview With Founder of Lolly's Locks, Jaime Wright
Best Career Advice Books
Things You Learn at Your First Job
Holiday Gifts For Female Co-Workers

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Career
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds