New Research: Jargon Is a Sign of Insecurity, Not Smarts

The more worried people are about their status, the more buzzwords they use

inc. magazine
Oct 21 · 3 min read
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By Jessica Stillman

Imagine you’re hiring for an important position in your company and two candidates come in to interview. One peppers his sentences with jargon. The other speaks plainly in everyday language. What…

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