The Right to Remain Silent in Any Language

You Have the Right To Remain Silent Anyone familiar with America police drama TV shows, movies, or books knows these famous lines:   You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can [...]

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Overcoming Low Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency

It’s December and high school students across Ohio are taking “end-of-course exams.” These exams are one of the ways students can earn the “graduation points” they need to graduate with a high [...]

The Twelve Terms of Translation

Thanksgiving is over and much of the world is getting ready to celebrate a full holiday season … Christmas, Hanukkah, Mawlid el-Nabi, Las Posadas, Kwanzaa, Omisoka, Yule, and more! We thought [...]

A Win-Win: Engage Your Multilingual Workforce and Manage Risk

In our last blog, we discussed a recent court decision that found an employer’s anti-harassment workplace policy was “defective or dysfunctional” because a Spanish-speaking foreman (aka, a [...]

Court Finds Untranslated Employment Policy “Defective or Dysfunctional”

In the era of #MeToo, employers must carefully craft and enforce policies prohibiting sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. It’s not only the right thing to do, but it’s also a [...]

Language and Culture Factors Into PEST Analysis

When entering a new market, businesses must analyze the macro-economic factors that will affect strategic planning and success. This is true whether the business is venturing across town, across [...]

Multilingual Means Better Business for Pharmacies

The Internet is, perhaps, the most powerful tool in the world. It even has the power to get people to take their prescription medications! For pharmacies, ensuring “patient adherence” [...]

Translation: Quality In = Quality Out

When you’re thinking about translating content, one rule applies: garbage in, garbage out (GIGO). The phrase is originally from computer science, and it means that the output you receive is [...]

Another Google Translate Blunder

Google Translate is a pretty amazing, free tool. But when it comes to really important things – like the fundamental right and privilege of American citizens to vote in public elections – [...]