For new immigrants especially, relocating to the U.S with limited language proficiency or an understanding of personal finance is tough. Recognizing a void in language training, Voxy created the English for Personal Financial Literacy course that covers credit cards, banking, fraud, identity theft and more.
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.
With years of experience in linguistics, Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katie Nielson, is able to offer modern approaches to workplace language training. Her recent article, published in Training Magazine, a leading professional and workforce development publication, offers expert advice on “The Do’s and Don’ts of Language Training”.
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.
Trainer Tools, a podcast for Learning and Development professionals, offers insightful information and analysis. Recently, Dr. Katie Nielson was interviewed on the science of workplace language learning and how multinational organizations demonstrated ROI after implementing a Voxy program.
Know the old adage “attracting a new customer costs more than keeping an old one”? Increasing customer loyalty, retention, and profitability all stem from aligning your company’s efforts to the customer’s success. Read on as we explore the evolution of the Customer Success role and why it’s here to stay.
Recently, Voxy gathered Brazil’s human resources and professional development leaders for an exciting in-person event. Focusing on “Strategies and Best Practices for Language Programs,” the event surfaced common concerns companies face when deciding on a language learning program and led to an overall brilliant discussion. Read on to see what we learned.
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.