We are living in uncertain times, and to help stop the spread of COVID-19, businesses, schools, and organizations around the world are temporarily shutting their offices as all employees begin to work completely from home. With our years of experience, we share the steps Voxy as a company is taking to temporarily transition to fully online, virtual teams.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is disrupting all of our daily lives, and affecting educational, religious, government, and corporate organizations. The most important thing we can do is to practice social distancing and limit the transmission of the virus within our communities. Join us Thursday, March 26th at 2pm EST for a free webinar where we will discuss options and strategies for launching interim online English programs. Continue reading to learn more.
There is a national shortage of skilled workers, and it is only projected to get worse. At the same time, we have had an influx of both refugees and immigrants who are often trapped in low-wage jobs without the potential for promotion or advancement simply because they do not have the English language skills they need for further professional development.
Helping immigrants and limited English proficiency (LEP) employees learn English offers clear, measurable benefits to companies that affect bottom line, ROI, and performance. Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Katie Nielson explores five unexpected ways your organization will benefit by helping employees with limited English proficiency.
Whether co-founders of iconic companies or adding to economic growth, immigrants are the backbone of the United States. Despite innovative contributions, immigrants face significant obstacles. Learn how Voxy’s New Americans Initiative helps immigrants bring their invaluable skills to the workplace.
Senior leaders are often a blocker to getting effective, technology-mediated workplace English programs off the ground. Read as we explore common objections to implementing a language learning program and effective answers to help ensure your employees get the language training they need.
HR managers often ask “Wouldn’t it be easier to translate company documents instead of investing in English training?” However, what happens when the company handbook changes or translations are needed in multiple languages? We explore why investing in your organization’s language training is beneficial.
We recently attended the Association of Talent Development (ATD) 2019 International Conference & Expo. Voxy’s Dr. Katie Nielson gave a talk that explained the science behind how we measure results and what makes a workplace language training program successful.
Throughout the year, Voxy attends dozens of events and conferences focused on developments in language learning. At our most recent stop, the 2019 TESOL International Convention, our Chief Education Officer Katie Neilson gave an exciting presentation on how Voxy personalizes language learning so both an engineer in Italy or a hotel receptionist in São Paulo can enjoy a tailored experience.
For the last six years, the number of refugees worldwide has increased, now surpassing 68 million people. Here, Dr. Katie Nielson recaps her insightful SXSW EDU 2019 panel discussion on this topic with other leaders from higher education and workforce development.