A short list of workplace terms and definitions to help you hit the ground running in demonstrating and leveraging your value add.
Managing Expectations — You know that thing you want? You aren’t getting it. Ever.
Cut-Backs — Bye, bye free bagel Friday
Team Building –- Guess whose ass is going bowling?
In Late – Hungover, Job Interview, Both
Leaving Early – See ‘In Late’
Paid Time Off (PTO)– Get me the fuck out of here
Intern – Master of The Useless Spreadsheet
Legal Contract – Air tight document except in the case where the client blows a gasket
Weekly Team Meeting – 30 minutes dedicated to status updates i.e. complaining about IT
Dress Code — Don’t dress like a slut, unless you are that chick in marketing
If you want to roll up your sleeves and take a deep dive into other vernacular you wouldn’t be caught with your pants down using outside of normal business hours see: