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At Speexx, we are more than 130 people who share a goal to bring the best online language learning experience to users in large organizations worldwide. We are proud to help millions of people understand each other better every day. If you have a passion for languages, cutting-edge learning technology and the future of education, the Speexx Exchange blog is for you.

Sep22nd, 2017

Four Reasons Why Learning Departments Will Soon Be Disrupted

By | September 22nd, 2017|

Four Reasons Why Learning Departments Will Soon Be Disrupted 1) Training materials and interactions will not just be pre-built courses but any structured or unstructured content available to the organization. As it becomes even easier to create learning content as seen by so many vendors we’ll see the ability to auto create content from existing sources like Box, Dropbox, Sharepoint and turn any PDF, video, document, existing course, quiz into a trackable object for ongoing tracking and training [...]

Sep11th, 2017

How to Spot Gender Bias When You’re Hiring

By | September 11th, 2017|

Improving gender equality is a priority for many major companies, including Accenture and General Electric. As they’ve demonstrated, attention to equality should begin even before employees enter the workplace; starting with fair hiring practices.

Sep1st, 2017

Smart Recruiting in the Era of Digital Transformation

By | September 1st, 2017|

Large organisations need to process thousands of applicants sometimes in a very short time-frame. A filter such as a language test drastically reduces costs and ensures a higher chance that HR Managers take pride in the quality of their hires, turning the “chaos of recruiting” into a smart process.

Aug23rd, 2017

Learner Success Story – How Global NGO Staff learns the best

By | August 23rd, 2017|

Speexx is a training partner for LINGOs, a global learning consortium of 80+ aid, international development and conservation organizations. In the course of 2 years since the start of the partnership, a staggering number of over 5,000 consortium staff in more than 125 countries are actively engaged with a training course for French, Spanish or English language training. What motivates learners at LINGOs to acquire these new communication skills is showcased here.

Aug7th, 2017

4 Habits of Effective Leaders in HR

By | August 7th, 2017|

HR doesn’t always have the best reputation. From laughable caricatures to flippant memes, human resources departments can be the target of often undeserved workplace lampooning. However, companies with excellent HR departments are defying—and changing—this outdated reputation. They are making their departments known as the company’s most trusted advocates and dynamic culture shapers. Here are the habits these successful leaders have in common.

Jul13th, 2017

Speexx Wins China Supplier Value Award in Learning and Development

By | July 13th, 2017|

Speexx has recently been awarded with the Value Award 'Learning and Development Solution Provider 2017, in the category Corporate Language Training Solution provider', by the judging panel of the China Supplier Value Award in Learning and Development. This award is a recognition of excellence in the quality of learning services provided to Speexx customers, as well as the innovative approach to language learning.

Jul4th, 2017

Revealing the Value of Corporate Learning and Development

By | July 4th, 2017|

Some 84% of senior professionals believe that learning and leadership development programmes have improved their business knowledge, competencies and confidence; 83% believe that these programmes are vital to achieving business goals, and 81% say that executive education/ leadership development is more important than ever.

Jun19th, 2017

How to Improve Employee Training Methods with Gamification

By | June 19th, 2017|

Onboarding or training new employees is rarely an easy experience for all parties involved. It means more work for trainers, learning pains and mistakes for trainees, and generally, requires a lot of company resources. However, cutting corners on employee training methods can easily result in disaster for the company. Proper onboarding is ultimately cost-effective, so it remains a necessary evil.

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