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Use Employee Training Programs to Mitigate Expat Stress

As globalization continues to expand, an increasing number of workers choose to explore professional opportunities outside of their home country. With new possibilities also come the many challenges of living abroad, and research has highlighted the extreme stress that many people feel after migrating to another country for employment. Complications of Moving Abroad A study published in the International Journal of Mental Health outlined some of the many sources of anxiety faced by individuals who move abroad to live and work. Researchers and mental health experts from several organizations collaborated to determine which causes were predominant among expats, and how…

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A Birds-Eye View of Working with Rosetta Stone

This month, Rosetta Stone debuts a new online video presenting a birds-eye view of what it’s like to work with the TOTALe® PRO solution in a classroom setting. The video shows how the Rosetta Stone solution streamlines the online language learning process for classrooms and utilizes engaging and colorful animation that gets students excited about using the program. Tailored for today’s busy students Beginning with a description of all the blended-learning settings in which the program can be used, the video reviews: Independent learning on classroom computers Small group instruction Flexible device and BYOD In all of these environments, learners…

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Ease Inclement Weather Concerns with Clear Policy

Before the next Polar Vortex strikes, human resource managers may want to review internal policy to ensure that employees are safe and business doesn’t come to a halt when the snowflakes start to fall or another extreme situation occurs. Below are four areas to consider in shaping corporate guidelines to deal with challenging weather. Record low temperatures this winter have led to cancellations at schools and businesses across the country. Management at companies that already had bad weather policies in place likely experienced far less stress about dealing with the storms than their counterparts who hadn’t planned ahead. Before the…

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A Week in Tweets: Top @RosettaStone Fan Tweets

It’s always great to hear from our customers and see them in action using their Rosetta Stone products. We especially love the quick notes, and now the Vine shorts that we see streaming through our Twitter feed! Here are some of this week’s favorites!   Sal Masekela is back from Sochi and getting ready for the 2016 Brazil games! https://twitter.com/SalMasekela/status/436909899378069505   Hannah is feeling empowered. https://twitter.com/MissHMichal/status/436254544373096448   Monica is getting things done! ¿Cómo se dice “Impressive!”? https://twitter.com/monicalraymond/status/435640824961830912   Always nice to see our learners in action! Way to go, Amirah! https://twitter.com/AmirahSamantha/status/436670549969076225   Thanks for sharing, everyone! Feeling inspired? Check out Rosetta…

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Are Flexible Workplaces Bad for Business?

One common incentive provided for staff is the opportunity to work remotely, particularly from the comfort of their own home. Is offering employees this kind of flexibility beneficial or detrimental to business, though? These days, it may seem in vogue for companies to make their workplaces as unique as possible. Between the increasing number of offices that have dismissed dress codes altogether and those that offer perks such as a constant supply of snacks or craft beer, the sky’s the limit in terms of attracting talent and keeping employees satisfied. One of the more common incentives provided for staff is…

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What Do You Want To Accomplish in 180 Days? Tell Us!

If you had 180 days to master a skill or conquer a seemingly unattainable goal, what would it be? The sky’s the limit! Some examples could be Fly-fishing The tango Doing a handstand A new language You’d be amazed at what you can accomplish in six months, as long as you commit to it—with a little help from friends and, in the case of language learning, Rosetta Stone. Share Your 180-Days Resolution! Click here to tell us what you plan to accomplish in 180 days. When you do you’ll be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Target® gift card…

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New Infographic on Preparing Students for the Global Age

As Americans, we have this vague sense that the world is changing around us and that we need to prepare our future generation, today’s students, for the business and industries that will meet them once they graduate. Can these changes be quantified? How prepared are our students for this New World Economy? The latest Rosetta Stone Infographic is entitled “Preparing Students for the Global Age” and answers those questions and much more about the world waiting for our students, what skills they currently lack compared to their international competition, and how they need to be prepared. For example, 20% of…

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A Deal for Every Shopping Style

Are you a bargain hunter? Shopping for deals online can take patience. Clipping coupons and scouring the web for promotions or codes that’ll save you money on the things you want—including deals on Rosetta Stone® products—well, it can be time-consuming. We get it. Here’s a tip: Get social with Rosetta Stone! You’ll get the latest offers and have a blast. We do more than just sell our products: We make language learning fun. From travel quizzes to tongue twisters, language jokes to linguistic trivia, there’s always something entertaining to find on our Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, Google+, and Twitter pages. Drop…

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What American President Learned English as a Second Language?

There’s never been a better time to learn a new language: Click to try our free demo! What American President Learned English as a Second Language? Posted on February 16, 2014 by Rosetta Stone Who was the only US president to learn English as a second language? What foreign language has been the most popular among US presidents? What commander in chief spoke Mandarin Chinese? Presidents’ Day can come and go without much of a hullabaloo. But really—especially in regard to language and history—there’s a lot to be learned. In honor of Presidents’ Day, here are a few facts and figures about…

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Why Customer Service Matters

A recent article from The New York Times shared some of people’s worst customer service experiences. Although the extreme nature of some instances may seem almost comedic, there’s nothing funny about losing business due to poor customer service. Rather, the feature highlighted reasons that companies should stress customer service training as one of the most important skills that any employee—from an entry-level worker to the CEO—can acquire and hone. What dilemmas have left callers reeling? According to the news source, a woman in Manhattan was dumbfounded when a customer service representative at her phone provider told her he was unable to…

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