Culture & Language

Cross-cultural and language training is now considered essential preparation for any international assignment, benefiting both the individual and the employer. However, ‘culture shock’ – which adds to the pressure on an employee who might already be coping with the demands of a new job, and can also affect accompanying family members – may lead to assignment failure. This is disruptive for the family, and costly for the company. The up-to-the-minute international business, culture and language news in this section can help you navigate the highs and lows of corporate relocation.

Latest Culture & Language Features

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Peter Kotrc, CEO of Berlin Brandenburg International School, exhorts us to embrace the language opportunities that relocating to a new country brings and explains how to choose a school that develops them.

Culture

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‘Global Citizenship’ on the rise

Global mobility experts report a rise in the phenomenon of the ‘Global Citizen’ as the world marks United Nations Day.
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How to vote in the 2016 US election

Relocate Global's guide to voting in the 2016 Presidential Election, for US citizens living and working abroad.
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Global mobility in the US: current trends

With the presidential election fast approaching and ripples from the UK vote to leave the European Union being felt around the world, these are exciting times for global mobility in the US.

Language

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Learning languages improves children’s career prospects

Peter Kotrc, CEO of Berlin Brandenburg International School, exhorts us to embrace the language opportunities that relocating to a new country brings and explains how to choose a school that develops them.
Learning a new language for business with confidence

Learning a new language for business with confidence

The Rosetta Stone Catalyst is a new language-learning tool for businesses that identifies employee’s needs and provides targeted training to increase successful acquisition of a new language.
German tops list of in-demand languages in the UK

German tops list of requested languages in UK job ads

A recent study by job search engine Adzuna highlights German as the most in-demand and highest paid language in the UK.
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