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Industry Jargon

Share an example of industry jargon / slang that you would have never come across if it wasn’t for your job.


One that sticks out for me is back from my car selling days, in reference to someone with bad credit that doesn’t qualify for financing: ROACH


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NorthernSalesGuru
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Account Executive
Sand baggin’ - I think we all know this one....
CuriousFox
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Just used this the other day on a different thread πŸ˜†
overheard_sales
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My favorite is "how long is a piece of string?" for when someone asked a question to which there is no answer without doing a lot of researchΒ 
SPIFF
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IBM actually stands for:Β Imense Baril de Mierda
Moneymachine
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Ninerfan
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Trunk slammer = security company that uses whatever is in their trunk to install a camera system (from old job). Still searching for ones in the new job!
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That's hilarious!Β 
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