A foreign assignment is one of the costliest investments a company can make in a single employee.
Costs can run from about $400,000 to more than $1 million a year, according to the Society for Human Resource Managers. Yet, between 40 percent to 50 percent of foreign assignments are unsuccessful (higher in some developing countries), costing businesses hundreds of millions a year.
Business travelers who know a foreign language are a big plus. It can also be a boost for the employee’s career.
The idea that English will forever remain the dominant lingua franca of the world is absurd. There was a time that Latin was the most widely spoken language and not too long ago French was considered to be the international language of choice spoken by artists, businessmen, and thinkers around the world.
It’s the season for love. On this Valentine’s Day, thousand upon thousands of romantic hearts are seeking to connect with another in the world and as your mother always told you, there is someone out there for you. But what if the day finally comes when you meet that one person, your soul mate, but he or she doesn’t speak English. How are you going to profess your undying love for them? Berlitz is here to help.
Berlitz Calgary Learning Centre is proud to announce its new location where it can continue to provide its innovative language training services to the great city of Calgary.
The Berlitz Toronto Learning Centre has recently moved to a new office in the downtown core to continue to offer its innovative language training services to the surrounding business community.
So you want your kids to learn a new language, but don't know which one to choose. Here are the top four languages to learn for kids and teens.
In government being able to effectively communicate in more than one language is an essential skill to have. The Berlitz Ottawa Learning Centre has been the location for officials to learn a new language.
The city of Montreal is perhaps one of the best places to learn a new language. It is without a doubt the multicultural capital of North America, boasting two official languages (French and English) and a major destination for students and travellers from all over the world.