Office workers can pretty universally agree that buzzwords suck, but we're all still guilty of peppering them into an email or a presentation here and there. 

There are certainly worse ways to bother your coworkers than corporate jargon, but intentionally cutting them out of your daily conversations can only benefit your company's overall culture and your own work relationships. There's almost always a better, more descriptive way to say something hiding behind the buzzword. 

To find out which corporate buzzwords bother American office workers the most, the folks at Summit Hosting conducted a survey of 1,000 people across a number of different industries. Read on to find out which words you should steer clear of to avoid irritating your coworkers -- or even worse: losing their respect. 


Originally published Nov 3, 2017 6:00:00 AM, updated November 02 2017


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