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buzzword

Vox populi A generic name for a term that has been recently incorporated into the argot of a particular field
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What frustrates me with buzzwords is that by trying to sound important, they tend to confuse what really is important.
The number one most overused buzzword in LinkedIn Profiles globally as well as in UAE is "responsible.
The top 10 buzzwords that appear most in profiles are:
The good news is that the use of buzzwords is on the decline.
The mistake many people make is using these buzzwords in their personal profile, often found at the top of their CV.
Here are tips on how to make sure your profile says all the right things, while giving you an edge over the competition: Banish overused buzzwords.
In this day and age, mocking buzzwords that make bloated monstrosities of elegant, if unoriginal, ideas - leveraging synergies and so forth - is nearly as trite as the buzzwords themselves.
It is, as Bentley notes, hardly an exercise in futurology to predict that new buzzwords will emerge in academic writing.
Workers and managers who use office jargon such as "blue sky thinking" and "singing from the same hymn sheet" have been warned that the phrases are out of date and should be replaced with newer buzzwords.
Haneberg serves up some attention-grabbing terms like "saves" (feedback that helps prevent problems) and "chunking" (carving out blocks of time in which you focus on just one thing), and most of the book, while conversational, does seem to spotlight the latest buzzwords on office behavior.
Even before I read the book, I watched him on Book TV, and the buzzwords of his ideological underpinnings--"black accountability," "psychology of dependency" and "victimization"--were spewed without interruption as he talked to caller after caller.