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Swimming the corporate ocean - 2 : The Tag "Freshers"

Well...I really did not want to write the Part-2 here thinking companies would fire me for providing gyan without any monetary benefits or experience which is the price you pay to learn all crap, but still curiosity and democracy combined with some comments that my article was what exactly what they wanted to tell made me continue this...

The topic I was more interested and gathered some research on is the most used term in the Corporate World, "FRESHERS". Hearing that used to give me a warm feeling, think that term was coined to make newbees feel comfortable and mostly they are more fresh and work more. But the way the term is used in the current scenario? pathetic, bleedy, atrocious (I am not allowed to add bad words because that makes me lose couple of male fans...huh...males are the current females..;)). Puns apart, what does the term fresher mean? Technically, "A freshman (or sometimes fish, freshie, fresher. Slang plural frosh' or freshmeat) is a f…