Lucy Kellaway’s dictionary of business jargon and corporate nonsense
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Onboard more resource

Translation into plain English You're hired

Perpetrator EY

Usage example "We are looking to onboard more resource."

Lucy’s commentary Worst Euphemism for Hiring Someone, Golden Flannel Awards 2013 (a rarer sub-award, as there is no need for a euphemism at all when you are doing something as nice as hiring someone). I overheard it on the lips of a partner at EY. It's a peach.

Related: Up-skill

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