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The list is quite long, and the number of buzzwords used in a particular presentation is, often, directly proportional to the desperation of the presenter and inversely to the depth of the presentation.
Dubai: Many jobseekers dress up their online profiles and CVs with buzzwords in order to sound cool and hire-worthy.
The Buzzwords data also reveals an increased use of 'leadership' in recent years, jumping in at number one in 2015's list and maintaining a presence in the top five ever since.
The first buzzword to offend Sudakow's ears early in his career was "glean".
Hard-working families - A catch-all used to describe ordinary folk whose lives could ultimately be turned upside down depending on which party emerges victorious from the maelstrom of political doublespeak and buzzwords after Thursday's poll.
Retail is not just a buzzword, it is the end result of all our efforts and the place where judgement day awaits
Buzzwords are forever, used by every business, in every region, and by every employee regardless of age, gender or functional area of expertise.
Confession time: I saw this on someone else's list of marketing buzzwords. It's so ridiculous that I had to include it here.
This is the fourth year that LinkedIn has released its annual list of overused buzzwords. Looking back at the past few years, a variety of buzzwords have risen and fallen in terms of their popularity.
Melbourne, May 31 ( ANI ): If you are planning to polish up your CV, take note and stop using these buzzwords to sell yourself.
After delving into the buzz behind the buzzword, we at American Theatre aren't inclined to elevate entrepreneurship to gospel status.
He highlights how using jargon can distract from the task in hand and alienate an audience, using a mixture of laugh-out-loud humour and research on the escalating use of buzzwords and jargon.