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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
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aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
I'll have to study these. ;)
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