May 25th, 2017

What Motivates Employees to Learn a New Language?

There is little doubt that companies benefit from having multilingual employees. Staff members who know a second language can provide basic translation services. Sales and customer service representatives tend to enjoy better rapport and success in the market if they speak the native language of the people they’re contacting.

What Motivates Employees to Learn a New Language?
Jan 23rd, 2017

Corporate Language Training as Your Business Driver

No matter how large or small an organization, whether it works online or offline, its employees will have to deal with a different culture or language at some point. This could be colleagues from abroad who haven’t fully mastered the local language yet, as well as partners, suppliers or customers in another country. Such encounters can be highly rewarding as they offer insights into a different culture and perspective.

Corporate Language Training as Your Business Driver
Jan 9th, 2017

Rewarding Language Education: Career Advancement and More

If you work in a large, global organization, especially within the European Union, you will likely be required to communicate and work alongside colleagues in different regions. Multilingual employees have the ability to communicate effectively across international borders, making them prime candidates for promotion over their monolingual colleagues.

Rewarding Language Education: Career Advancement and More
Jul 8th, 2016

Brexit: And, What Language Do We Speak Now?

Brexit has occupied the front pages of both European and International publications. The entire world is watching expenctantly to see if the project of a common Europe will crumble under the unexpected decision of 52% of the British population. At the moment, the exit of the UK from the EU seems very likely to become a reality.

Brexit: And, What Language Do We Speak Now?
Nov 18th, 2015

Gender and the English Language

We’re all familiar with International Women’s Day on 8th March, but I bet not all of you knew that there’s an International Men’s Day, too – today! International Men’s Day also coincides with the month of Movember – a worldwide moustache-growing charity event each November which aims to raise awareness and funds for men's health.

Gender and the English Language
Oct 2nd, 2015

Business Etiquette and Cultural Sensitivity

Behavior and values are the source of every country’s culture, and are the building blocks for developing business culture. Cultural influences, attitudes and values vary across nations. The range of your knowledge of the culture of your business partners can be crucial when it comes to doing business or not.

Business Etiquette and Cultural Sensitivity
Jun 30th, 2015

Hurrah! LT-Innovate Award for Speexx

We've just won the LT-Innovate Award, Europe's award for innovation in language learning technology. The ceremony took place last Thursday in Brussels as part of the 2-day LT-Innovate Summit. This event brings together industry experts, investors and language training providers from all over Europe.

Hurrah! LT-Innovate Award for Speexx
Apr 16th, 2014

Communication as your Competitive Advantage

Communication as your Competitive Advantage Savvy organizations know that business agility needs to be driven from the ground up and that better communication removes language silos in a multinational and speeds up the time required to achieve a competitive advantage and drive results. [...]

Communication as your Competitive Advantage