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Five Ways the New Legal English Level Assessment is “Millenial-Friendly”

A study by the Society for Human Resource Management reports that Millennials will comprise 50 percent of the work force by 2020. Forbes, Entrepreneur, and other key business publications talk about creating "Millenial-Friendly" workplaces and 59% find professional development 'very important,' yet professional development in specialist fields often lacks progress measures to help today's workers know what and how… Continue reading Five Ways the New Legal English Level Assessment is “Millenial-Friendly”

7 tips on communication with outsourcing IT partners

With several business functions that can be outsourced, one of the most common ones is IT. In order to be successful, though, businesses must partner with the right IT solutions company. Businesses must evaluate their potential IT outsourcing provider against critical criteria, which includes their credentials, security and compliance standards, and training programs among others. One… Continue reading 7 tips on communication with outsourcing IT partners

Foreign Language Learning as a Tool to Improve Cross-disciplinary Understanding

So this young guy came over from England to Austria and learnt some German language during an internship, nothing special. But contrary to his expectation of language learning his time in Austria was very special - he also picked up on the fact that he could naturally connect vocabulary and syntactic structures across ontological frames… Continue reading Foreign Language Learning as a Tool to Improve Cross-disciplinary Understanding

Using Research Findings to Improve Essay Writing Drafts – Economics

Reposted from LinkedIn. Original is here. One of the most effective forms of teacher professional development I have engaged in starts by analyzing the students’ different ways of experiencing the object of learning (Lo, 2012). It is normal for students to approach the same tasks differently or to answer the same question in different ways.… Continue reading Using Research Findings to Improve Essay Writing Drafts – Economics

Facebook recalls AI that created own language

Original Article: http://www.pcgamer.com/facebook-kills-ai-that-invented-its-own-language-because-english-was-slow/ Some wonderful things are in development because of advances made in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies. At the same time, there is perhaps an uncomfortable fear that machines may rise up and turn against humans. Usually the scenario is brought up in a joking matter, but it was no laughing manner to… Continue reading Facebook recalls AI that created own language

Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English

World-leading experts agree that it's increasingly important to give employees and yourself opportunities to advance in your foreign language and general communication skills. Here's an excerpt: Adopting a global language policy is not easy, and companies invariably stumble along the way. It’s radical, and it’s almost certain to meet with staunch resistance from employees. Many… Continue reading Harvard Business Review – Global Business Speaks English