Do You Know These HR Buzzwords?

By | Editor

In the age of digital connectivity, the workplace lexicon has witnessed a transformation, with HR buzzwords taking center stage across social media platforms. As individuals increasingly seek to define, dissect, and narrate their professional experiences, a plethora of trendy terms have emerged to encapsulate various employment practices. From the virtual corridors of LinkedIn and Twitter to the fast-paced landscape of TikTok, employees are engaging in conversations that shed light on these buzzwords, enabling a broader discourse on work-related matters.

The rise of social media has democratized the discussion around workplace dynamics, allowing employees to share their opinions, stories, and sentiments about their professional journeys.

Although many of these HR buzzwords may appear novel, a closer examination reveals that they often repackage long-standing employment practices with contemporary nomenclature. As the workforce evolves and adapts to new realities, these catchy terms provide a bridge between traditional practices and modern work dynamics.

By exploring these terms and the ideas they encompass, employees can navigate the ever-changing landscape of work with newfound insight.

 1.    Anti Perks

2.    Body doubling

3.    Bumping

4.    Digital Nomads

5.    Empathy gap

6.    Gaslighting

7.    Ghost jobs

8.    Glass cliff

9.    Great Betrayal

10. Great Regret

11. Green-collar job

12. Hush trips

13. Hustle culture

14. Inboarding

15. Industry Hopping (Hoppers)

16. Labor hoarding (bench)

17. Loud quitting

18. Perk-cession

19. Polymath

20. Productivity theater             

21. Proximity bias

22. Quick quitting

23. Quiet ambition

24. Quiet firing

25. Quiet hiring

26. Quite Thriving

27. Quittok (loud quitting)

28. Rage Applying

29. Rolling recession

30. Side Gig / Side Hustler

31. Social loafing

32. Talent debt

33. Tech Shame

34. The Big Stay

35. The Great Regret

36. The Great Resignation

37. Threat rigidity

38. Toxic Workplace

39. Unretirement

40. Workfluencer

In essence, the marriage of HR buzzwords and social media has transformed how employees perceive and discuss their work experiences. Through platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and TikTok, the workforce engages in candid conversations, forging connections and exchanging perspectives. As these buzzwords continue to weave their way into professional dialogue, they serve as signposts in the ever-evolving landscape of work, guiding individuals towards a deeper understanding of the multifaceted world of employment practices.

Do you know of any other, please share it in the comment box below. Can you please share the meaning of these HR Buzzwords.

Watch this space every week as we unravel these HR Buzzwords in detail.

Republished with permission and originally published at Ramesh Ranjan’s LinkedIn

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