"Culture"

Pharmaceutical giant Walgreens Boots Alliance goes multi-lingual with Rosetta Stone

Pharmaceutical giant Walgreens Boots Alliance goes multi-lingual with Rosetta Stone

The merger of Walgreens and Alliance Boots created not only the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world but also a company with a rich cultural and lingual diversity. Proficiency in English for business is a must, but capabilities across a good spread of other European and non-European languages are also important, and employees need supportive language learning resources to achieve this goal.

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Create a Smaller World: Do social work abroad

Create a Smaller World: Do social work abroad

No matter if you go abroad for an internship, a volunteer opportunity or a social work project, you will come across many opportunities to interact with people from different backgrounds, with different customs and above all, speaking a language different to yours.

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Happy New Year of the Snake

Happy New Year of the Snake

The people of China and other Asian cultures celebrate the new year not only during the night of December 31st to January 1st, but during the night of the last day of the Chinese lunar calender. Usually that is around the end of January or the beginning of February in the Gregorian calendar. This year, China welcomed the new year—the year of the snake—with the traditional 10 days of spring festival, starting on Sunday, February 10th.

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Why I moved to Japan

Why I moved to Japan

Travelling is one of the things I love and enjoy the most. New experiences and a multicultural mixture always give me a marvelous feeling. My biggest dream as a child wasn’t to have a career or get married (although I did marry Yuki after studying Japanese with Rosetta Stone software). My passion was to know the world—to try new foods, learn new languages, smell new fragrances. It wasn’t a simple “I want to.” With time, it became “I must have!”

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