Buzzwords can be useful in the workplace, but should employers use them in job openings?
- 70% of workers say the use of trendy language in a job posting has influenced their decision to apply for a job.
- Only 1-in-5 have decided not to apply for a job due to business related buzzwords.
- The terms most likely to be red flags for job seekers: 1. Rockstar 2. Wear many hats 3. Thick skin 4. Work hard, play hard 5. Schedule TBD.
- The terms least likely to be red flags: 1. Proactive 2. Empower 3. Leverage 4. Perks and benefits 5. Proven track record.