Have you ever just been struck by a word and gone what the …

I just saw a work related email with the subject: Onboarding and what immediately pops into my mind? Waterboarding! Sorry onboarding is not a word I’m conscious of coming across in the past. Thankfully it’s Wikipedia to the rescue with:

Onboarding, also known as organizational socialization, refers to the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors to become effective organizational members and insiders.

So yeah I guess it means to get on board with something but still it screams marketing talk to me, am I wrong does it get used a lot by people?

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