(1). To request a “connection” with someone on linkedin.com usually used by older, senior managers to (1) appear hip to their junior employees, and (2) keep tabs on employees’ job-seeking activities online.
(1). Those lovable, less-then-presentable guys who work in your tech department. While we all know they are making fun of us behind our backs, we can all take solace in the fact that they are all a stone’s throw away from being Hobbits, and will always fix our computers after we “accidentally” open that porn site.
“Hey Dave, have you seen any of the neck beards around? Do you think you can call them for me? I opened up ANOTHER email, which took me to ANOTHER porn site. Weird right? Third time this month. I would ask them, but every time I screw my computer up and ask them to fix it, they look at me like I just deleted their level 80 dark elf in World of Warcraft.”
(1). A term that compares stealing talent from another company to illegally hunting African rhinoceroses for their ivory.
“I have no problem poaching talent from Google. I mean, it’s not like they are watching us or anything. **ring** **ring** Hmm, another unknown number. Ya know it’s strange, every time I say that, my phone rings. Weird.”