skill-up

Looking for ways to enhance your CV?

  Skill Up by Learning Languages by Teva Serna Whether you are looking for a job or just considering a career move, then making your CV stand out amongst the crowd is a priority in this wildly competitive market. Whilst your work experience and your core skills are important, additional skills – such as speaking… Read more

How Developing Language Skills Can Benefit Your Employer

How You and Your Employer Can Mutually Benefit From Language Training by Teva Serna Ever felt that you could close a deal with your Chinese counter-part if you knew a little Chinese? Or that you could develop a portfolio of German clients if your German was stronger? Learning foreign languages can benefit both your career… Read more

How Learning Languages Benefits your Business

How Learning Languages Benefits your Business (even though everyone speaks English) by Teva Serna It’s a well-known fact that English is the international language of the world, and the official language of business for all international markets. Managers and directors across sectors know and use English, not only because they are expected to, but because… Read more

Benefits of Blended Learning

  Blended Learning: Can it Help Your Organisation? Blended learning is a term used with much frequency when it comes to potential solutions for training teams and large numbers of employees. But what does it really entail? And is it actually effective? In essence, blended learning combines traditional face-to-face tuition and training with remote and… Read more

The Rise of Scandi Languages & the Key to Work-Life Balance

  Why ‘Everyone’ is Learning a Scandi Language Since Denmark was named the happiest country in the world in 2013, and Nordic Noir TV and film has gained not only a huge cult following, but a huge mainstream following, with the transmission of Forbrydelsen (The Killing) in 2011, Cactus Language Training has seen a significant… Read more

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

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