Language learning

20 Jul: Professional Language Certificate

Some jobs require a specific language level (e.g., administrative, legal secretary, copywriter, etc.), and in these cases, ELAM’s Professional Language Certificate is indispensable. Talent acquisition managers are not always able to gage the required language level for a position. Similarly, managers wanting to promote employees to new positions may need to provide proof of their language competency to perform the job adequately.

14 Jun: How to Maintain a Learned Language During a Hiatus!

If you devoted time to learning a language this year, now is the time to consider how you’ll keep that information fresh in your mind. There is a common saying about languages: “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.” It’s also like starting an exercise program and then just stopping overnight. You must maintain your exercise regime even if you stop going to classes!

16 May: Emerging Languages Series: Learning German for Your Job

Increasing numbers of businesses and organizations have a global perspective. They require employees who not only speak foreign languages, such as German but also have experience with other mentalities and work practices, such as those gained during a stay in Germany. Such personnel can provide businesses with a crucial competitive advantage.

career booster

06 Apr: Language Learning as a Career Booster

Today, anyone interested in pursuing a career does not require professional expertise. Soft skills such as general communication abilities, networking, cultural awareness, and presentation abilities have become increasingly important in recent years. Additionally, there are core competencies such as digital competencies. In today’s globalized economy, a willingness to pursue an international career is also desirable, and companies encourage participation in appropriate additional training programs such as company language courses.

woman's day

08 Mar: International Woman’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day, on March 8, provides an opportunity to reflect on the struggle for greater gender equality. Although the origins of this annual event date back over a century, its focus on women’s respect and opportunities remains overwhelmingly relevant today—from sexual harassment and violence to imbalanced laws and workplace unfairness, where women are far too frequently underemployed, underpaid, and underpromoted, still in 2022.