"language skills"

How Confidence Fuels Effective Communication

How Confidence Fuels Effective Communication

Confident employees express themselves clearly with internal and external stakeholders. Without speaking confidence, the drive to connect and innovate is stifled—to the detriment of the business. 70% of business learners in a recent survey said their language confidence increased after using a Rosetta Stone® program.

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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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MAKING YOUR WORKFORCE GLOBAL READY – TALENT MAPPING

MAKING YOUR WORKFORCE GLOBAL READY – TALENT MAPPING

Studies show that in today’s global world, language and cultural training can have a positive impact on business and human capital factors. However, the need for such training is often hidden. It is up to HR to uncover where language training is needed and then rollout a program to address the skills gap. The first step on the path to making your workforce global-ready is talent mapping.

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ARE BUSINESSES MUTING THEMSELVES?

ARE BUSINESSES MUTING THEMSELVES?

87% of British and German executives state their organisations rely on more than one critical language, yet 70% agree that language skills are not taught to a sufficient standard. Rosetta Stone launches “Business Value in Languages” report which demonstrates proficiency in employees’ native language is not enough to be successful in a global organisation.

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WHAT IS “THE BEST WAY TO LEARN A LANGUAGE”?

WHAT IS “THE BEST WAY TO LEARN A LANGUAGE”?

We had the pleasure of being on the Guardian’s live Q&A chat on “The best way to learn a language”. The two hour discussion touched upon the best approaches to adopt to reflect individual learning styles, how to stay motivated when learning a language, and how to maintain a positive attitude through the common frustrations that are a part of the learning process.

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