The bullshit market

 (c) Angus Muir

Lucy Kellaway of the FT announces her annual jargon awards:

The eagerly awaited 2011 Golden Flannel Award for utter gibberish from a company that should know better. The winner is Manpower Group, for describing itself thus:

“Our $22 billion company creates unique time to value through a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions that help clients win in the Human Age.”

Which makes me nostalgic for the Jurassic Age because I don’t think dinosaurs had any truck with innovative suites at all.

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One Response to The bullshit market

  1. nathalie says:

    I assume the same thing exists in France but I’m not sure where/how to look.
    The story’s funny until you realise these things are said by heads of large corporations – it does say something about the world we live in, doesn’t it?

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