Dump those buzzwords that you use at work in the trash.That’s the advice of 600 Human Resource managers interviewed by Accountemps, who wanted to learn what office catchphrases and clichés drive supervisors up the wall. 

For instance, if you’ve ever used “pick your brain,” your boss may be ready to pick you up and drop you out a window.

The recommendation of HR people is to use simple language during conversations, not the hackneyed office jargon that does little to impress anyone.

Here are the 20 most annoying and over used phrases and buzzwords in alphabetical order:

"At the end of the day"
"Circle back"
"Crunch time"
"Deep dive"
"Dynamic"
"Employee engagement"
"Forward-thinking"
"I am overwhelmed."
"It's above my pay grade."
"It's not my job."
"Let me get back to you."
"Leverage"
"LOL"
"Out of pocket"
"Pick your brain"
"Synergy"
"Think outside the box."
"Value-added"
"When am I going to get a raise?"
"Win-win"