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Say what? Tips for talking to non-native speakers of English on deadline

Say what? Tips for talking to non-native speakers of English on deadline

WASHINGTON, August 15, 2014 – Do you have coworkers who speak English as a second language? Obviously, you can’t and don’t need to learn a new language every time a coworker who speaks a different first language is hired. But knowing a few words from a coworker’s language can be helpful when you’re listening to

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First-line supervisors v. managers – Part two

WASHINGTON, August 4, 2014 — Last week, we talked about the differences between first-line supervisors and senior managers. We noted that first-level supervisors differ from senior managers in that managers learn the overall goals, precisely define the tasks that must be performed within those goals, and then clearly define their own role within those tasks. READ

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Rising cost of college education creates need for potential alternatives

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 — A recent study by Yconic/Abacus, commissioned by Canada’s Globe and Mail, revealed just how damaging the rising costs of education are becoming. Only 17 percent of Millennials are financially independent from their parents, while 43 percent of the oldest Millennials — 30 to 33-year-olds — are still not financially independent. That

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