learning and development

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

5 Essential Tips for Doing Business in Spain

Are You Fully Ready for a Business Meeting in Spain? by Teva Serna If you are preparing for a business meeting with Spanish partners or looking at concluding a deal in Spain, you have certainly looked into the details of the contract and prepared your negotiating arguments. But have you thought of how meetings are… Read more

Can language apps replace face-to-face language training?

Language Apps More Popular Than Ever by Teva Serna If you are interested in learning languages and have done some research on how you can get started, chances are you have already come across various online language learning websites and mobile apps. Language apps have become a highly popular way to learn languages. With over… 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

How do I Measure ROI for Language Training?

How do I Measure ROI for Language Training? Do you have a language training budget but are not sure how to justify it? Are you trying to get approval for language training but do not have the numbers to back up the request? Have you seen language training bring benefits but have no tangible evidence… Read more