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Employee Burnout : It’s Rarely A Personal Problem

Employee Burnout : It’s Rarely A Personal Problem

The growth in economy over the past years, while very commendable, has in fact put undue pressure on the entire world’s workforce. With a higher demand for talent, skills and experience as well as higher expectations from clients and employers, employee burnout is a reality for corporations, small businesses, non-profit […]

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How Tech Is Improving Recruiting and Hiring

How Tech Is Improving Recruiting and Hiring

It is true that technology is disrupting almost all sectors of business. From Uber in transportation to Airbnb in accommodation, today, there is a great deal of process automation that has completely changed the way we do business. It is safe to say that technology has improved the way we […]

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How To Draft An Effective Employee Learning And Development Programme

How To Draft An Effective Employee Learning And Development Programme

In a fast evolving business world where technologies are cropping up every second, companies need to constantly equip their employees with the necessary knowledge and technical know-hows, providing opportunities to help them enhance their skill set and advance their careers. Studies by Gallup reveal that only 30% of employees in […]

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Intel’s secret to seamless teamwork and collaboration

Intel’s secret to seamless teamwork and collaboration

Intel’s secret to seamless teamwork and collaboration: English. Today, being a global company means having team members spread all over the world—resulting in the need for a single corporate language. For Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, adopting English as its official language of communication has helped connect its […]

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For P&G, investing in English is a business strategy.

For P&G, investing in English is a business strategy.

For P&G, investing in English is a business strategy. With global operations in more than 70 countries — and brands being distributed in more than 180 — seamless communication with colleagues is imperative at P&G. Having a common platform on which to communicate is critical, and that platform is English. […]

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Employees Worldwide Prefer English

Employees Worldwide Prefer English

Publish Date:  May 16, 2012 Source:  Reuters.com Author:  Chris Michaud Workers whose jobs require them to interact with people in foreign countries say that English is the dominant language of business, according to a new poll. More than one quarter of employees in 26 countries around the world told an Ipsos […]

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The “English Crisis” in Japan

The “English Crisis” in Japan

Publish Date:  September 22, 2011 Source:  Reuters.com Author:  Mariko Katsumura It’s eight in the morning in a Tokyo office building, and a dozen middle-aged Japanese businessmen sit inside small booths, sweating as they try to talk English to the instructors in front of them. “I hope my wife will understand […]

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Bridgestone Adopts English as Official Language

Bridgestone Adopts English as Official Language

Publish Date:  October 17, 2013 Source:  Bloomberg Businessweek Author:  Anna Mukai Bridgestone Corp. (5108), the Tokyo-based tiremaker, found that presentations and discussions went much smoother after its top managers began conducting some meetings in English instead of Japanese beginning last year. The results have been so encouraging that the world’s biggest […]

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English the Lingua Franca of China?

English the Lingua Franca of China?

Publish Date:  August 22, 2011 Source:  The National Author:  Daniel Bardsley Andy writes a reasonably good account of his recent skiing trip, for someone just eight years old. “I reached the top of the snow and looked down. Wow! It’s so cliffy! I carefully skied down. Suddenly I fell over. It […]

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