Language Solutions Strengthen Workplace Safety

 Foreign-born workers… have some of the highest worker fatality rates of any population. Census data estimates show that a large number of foreign-born individuals have limited English [...]

Workplace Safety for Your Multicultural Organization

As we gear up for the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo here at Vocalink, we’re thinking a lot about employee safety and security. When considering workplace safety, it is common to think of [...]

Multilingual Communication — Essential Tools to Thrive

Give a person a fish, and that person will eat for a day. Teach a person to fish, and that person will eat throughout his lifetime. — Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie (paraphrased) Let’s [...]

The Future Shift to eLearning – and the Benefits of eLearning Localization

The Future Shift to eLearning – and the Benefits of eLearning Localization Benefits of eLearning We know how busy you are so there is no sense in beating around the bush. Let’s get [...]

Supporting our Linguistically Diverse Students

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. (Les Brown) “Yes. It’s that time of year again. While some families might be thrilled to pick up where they [...]

Do We Need a System or a Platform to Manage Translation?

When it comes to managing translation, is it necessary to use a system or platform? The answer to this question is an unqualified YES! However, you don’t have to host or manage it. If you have [...]

Why Does It Take Too Long to Manage Translation Projects?

The answer is, it shouldn’t. Whether managing multilingual content is your main job or one of many other jobs you do, translation management should be one of easier jobs. It is like any other job [...]

I Am Now Responsible for Language Services… What’s Next?

The responsibility of centralizing the organization’s translation needs is now yours. Your boss heard that early in your career you took control of a small, local company’s translation spend and [...]

Localization: Profit Generator or Cost Element?

Is localization considered a money eater or a money gainer? Where does localization reside in the profit and loss (income) statement? Is there a return on localization investment? How effective [...]

The Importance of Multilingual Communication in Globalization

Have you ever called your credit card or insurance company and spoken to an international English speaker from another part of the world? In this case, the company has likely outsourced its call [...]