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.
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.
There are hidden costs that eventually come to the surface if a company decides not to invest in an efficient language training program. Voxy Channel Partner Joseph Williams, General Manager of The Language Co. in Chile, explores four hidden costs to be aware of in this guest blog post.
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.
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.