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Know these 50 Popular Workplace Abbreviations before Your First Day at Office

50 most commonly used workplace abbreviations and acronyms.

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| Contributor Content| UPDATED: December 7, 2017, 1:14 PM IST
Know these 50 Popular Workplace Abbreviations before Your First Day at Office Representative Image: Reuters
So you’ve recently got placed on a campus recruitment drive and shortly you’ll be joining office to kick-start your career. Amidst all the preparation, right from buying formals, shoes, a nice bag, and other things, one thing you must consider knowing is some common work abbreviations and acronyms so that you don’t have to ask for what may sound too easy/implied to your seniors or co-workers. Here are 50 most commonly used workplace abbreviations and acronyms.

1. Ad – Advertisement
2. APR – Annual Percentage Rate
3. B2B – Business To Business
4. CFO – Chief Financial Officer
5. Co. – Company
6. Corp. – Corporation
7. CSR – Customer Sales Representative
8. Ea. – Each
9. FAQ – Frequently Asked Question
10. FWD – Forward
11. GDP – Gross Domestic Product
12. HQ – Headquarters
13. Inc. – Incorporated
14. ISO – International Organization for Standardization
15. Jr. – Junior
16. Memo – Memorandum
17. PO – Purchase Order
18. PR – Public Relations
19. Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 – First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, Fourth Quarter
20. R&D – Research and Development
21. ROI – Return on Investment
22. SWOT – Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
23. Temp – Temporary Secretary
24. W/ – With
25. W/O – Without
26. EOM – End Of Message
27. EOT – End Of Thread
28. ESP – Email Service Provider
29. FWIW – For What It’s Worth
30. IAM – In A Meeting
31. IMO – In My Opinion
32. IMHO – In My Humble Opinion
33. KPI – Key Performance Indicator
34. KRA – Key Result/Responsibility Area
35. MBO – Management By Objectives
36. NSFW – Not Safe For Work.
37. NWR – Not Work Related
38. OTP – On The Phone / One-Time Password
39. ROWE – Results Only Work Environment
40. SMART – Specific, Measureable, Attainable or Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound
41. SME – Subject Matter Expert
42. SOHO – Small Office / Home Office
43. VC – Virtual Class
44. VPN – Virtual Private Network
45. VW – Virtual Worker
46. VWVW – Virtual Worker at Virtual Workplace
47. WAH – Work At Home
48. WFH – Work From Home
49. WBT – Web-Based Training
50. WIIFM – What’s In It For Me?
First Published: December 7, 2017, 1:14 PM IST
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