Sports lingo permeates many aspects of life, especially the business world. You're probably heard them around the office, things like being "down for the count" or some project being a "slam dunk". Here are the etymological origins of those popular sports phrases and, for the uninitiated, what they really mean.
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People tend to have difficultly putting together a description of themselves in a professional context and end up using buzzwords that are so cliché that they're probably rolling their eyes as they are writing it. Professional networking site LinkedIn has released a list of the top 10 most commonly used words that people use to describe themselves on their profiles.
Looking for a job in tech is tough. You have to have the right skills, the right contacts, and a finely crafted resume before you even go hunting. What you don't need are the often-complicated, semi-meaningless job titles and buzzwords floating in many job descriptions. Let's take a look at a few of the most frequently abused ones, and what they actually mean to real people.