If there’s one thing every office around the world has in common, it’s the term ‘circle back’.
Have you ever heard that used in the wild?
Surely not, because it only exists in the walls of your office, under the fluorescent lights and accompanied by thousands of similarly stupid and strange terms and phrases.
Things people never say in the office. Post continues below video.
These phrases pop up wherever you are in your work: In a meeting, on a conference call or passive-aggressively used in an email.
Jargon is a necessary part of most jobs, and in some cases, buzzwords are useful.
But so often, it’s just using an unnecessarily complicated word to describe or ask something simple. Why does the word ‘bandwidth’ require a mention, when all you’re doing is asking someone if they’re busy?
On Mamamia Out Loud Mia Freedman, Holly Wainwright and Jessie Stephens discuss the email phrases you definitely shouldn’t be using. Post continues below.