employability

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes?

What is Language Training for Specific Purposes? And why you may need it. Communicating in a second or third language in the work place is routine for millions of people across the world. Whether your role involves instructing, negotiating, informing, serving or clarifying, the necessity to do this in another language is now common place… Read more

Language Training Trends for 2016

Language Training Trends for 2016 1. Languages for business A large majority of businesses across the globe continue to recognise the need for language skills when positioning themselves in international markets and in a recent survey 79% of businesses said they think language skills are critical for business success. In 2016 the key areas include… Read more

Is Germany the New UK?

Will Brexit Make Germany the New UK? The UK has decided to leave the EU. The extent to which this will impact the free movement of people and workers’ rights is still unknown; however, changes will inevitably be made, causing many people from EU member states to reconsider their options. Currently 3 million EU citizens… Read more

Brexit: Britons Need Languages More Than Ever

Brexit: Britons Need Languages More Than Ever With the shock result of Brexit our thoughts turn to what this means for our jobs, employment, finances and our place in Europe as a European country outside of the European Union. Speculation is rife, but the prospects are not all doom and gloom. We may be out… Read more

Is a Career-break the new MBA?

Is a Career-break the new MBA? Maybe not? But with the plethora of low quality online MBAs that are available, and career-break options now offering enriching and skills building opportunities, you may want to consider using a career-break to career-make. We have four great reasons why taking a career-break will help you skill-up: 1. Become… Read more

Get your Company to Fund your Language Training

  How to get Company Funding for Language Training If you believe improving your foreign language skills will help you in your current role, and any future roles within your company then you have a good chance of obtaining full or part funding from your employers. If improving your language skills is relevant to your… Read more

Top 5 Languages to Improve Employability

While English is widely acknowledged as the language of international business, academia and tourism, having two languages, if not three, is a must for every person wishing to engage on an international platform. As nations from all over the world encourage their young people to not just develop but hone their multilingual skills, home-grown monolingual… Read more