Corporate jargon | Balancing necessity with authentic communication

Balancing necessity with authentic communication

From ‘circling back’ to ‘assessing bandwidth’ or ‘drilling down,’ there are a plethora of phrases that often draw eye-rolls from employees for their cliché overuse within the workplace.

In the age of widespread social media ridicule, and yes a whole subsection of TikTok exists purely to lampoon the workplace, these terms are the veritable low-hanging-fruit of the corporate world, yet they persist. Why? In essence, because they’re a relatively useful means of conveying complex ideas quickly.

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