14 Politically Correct Job Titles

politically correct job titles
politically correct job titles

By Debra Auerbach


Order a sandwich at Subway, and you'll be assisted by one of their "sandwich artists." When perusing the Apple store for a computer or iPad, be sure to ask a "specialist" or "genius" for help.

Job titles have evolved over time for a variety of reasons. Some companies have infused creativity into their job titles as a way to elevate otherwise generic-sounding positions. Others have doled out inventive titles in lieu of promotions or pay raises. Common practice these days is for companies to steer clear of gender-specific job titles, or ones that have politically incorrect undertones, to avoid any chance of discrimination.