The National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) is one of the largest U.S. conferences on immigration integration and is integral in furthering the rights of immigrants and refugees. This year’s conference will be held at Detroit’s TCF Center and will include presentations from Tadd Wamester, Director of the New Americans Initiative at Voxy. Join us October 20-22
The recently published book, Refugee Workforce: The Economic Case for Hiring the Displaced, examines factors that contribute to the current U.S. labor shortage including recent retirees, unfilled vacancies, and undocumented immigrants forced to leave workplaces. Continue reading to learn more.
Those incarcerated at D.C. Central Detention Facility once occupied their time with activities that didn’t have a valuable impact on their lives. Now, with the advent of educational programs for those serving a sentence at the jail, inmates have the chance to advance their English skills through programs that include Voxy’s career-aligned courses.
Members of the Voxy team attended the NYCETC 2019 Conference, an event that brings together over 500 national and local experts, employers, workforce professionals, government officials, and funders for a day filled with information, idea sharing and networking. In this edition of Voxy on the Road, we highlight important elements from this year’s NYCETC 2019 conference.
In the food and beverage industry, exquisite food and attractive prices alone drive won’t customer satisfaction. Clear communication and an understanding of customer needs is essential to repeat customer patronage. With these elements in mind, Voxy created our “English for the Food and Beverage” course.
Employers in upstate New York are using English language training as one solution to help fill open roles. In a featured op-ed for TLNT, Dr. Katie Nielson, Chief Executive Officer at Voxy, describes how local businesses are overcoming the difficulties of attracting talent in this area.
Throughout the United States, we only meet the needs of four percent of adult English language learners who are immigrants. In this latest edition of Language Magazine, Dr. Katie Nielson, Chief Education Officer at Voxy, provides insight into the radical re-thinking required to make language programs in the U.S. more effective.
Voxy is excited to be part of an initiative with Lancôme and ProLiteracy that will improve the literacy skills of women throughout the United States. In the US, 43 million adults are low literate and two-thirds of this population (28 million) are women. Learn more about the Write Her Future Campaign.
Voxy has a heightened interest in developing more programs that fill English language gaps in the aviation industry. In our latest post, we explore a tragedy that still haunts the aviation industry today and why effective English language training programs are needed to prevent further crises.
Amazon recently unveiled “Upskilling 2025,” an initiative to retrain employees from their corporate offices through fulfillment centers. HR Technologist, a respected publication for HR and L&D professionals, interviewed tech industry leaders to get key takeaways from Amazon’s announcement.