Stefano Tromba

  1. Speak to Global Customers in Their Own Language

    Speak to Global Customers in Their Own Language
    Do you struggle to reach customers beyond your own country’s borders? If targeting clients in other countries seems daunting, there is one simple step you can start with: Translate something. You have to speak the language of your customers. And that isn’t just an overused metaphor. It refers to actual languages — like Spanish, French, or Chinese. If...
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  2. 6 Jobs for Bilingual Job Seekers

    6 Jobs for Bilingual Job Seekers
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than half of the total U.S. population growth between 2000 and 2010 was due to the increase in the Hispanic population. From 1980-2007, the percentage of people whose first language is not English grew by 140 percent, while the nation's overall population grew by 34 percent. As these segments of the population...
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  3. Academic Clients

    From teacher certifications, Higher Education and language tests for K-12, no one covers the entire academic industry quite like LTI. The list of schools we work with is extensive and includes schools and universities such as, Brigham Young, Hunter College, Stony Brook, Yale and a host of others.Click here to view the full list. For Testing Certification, we work...
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  4. The Do's & Dont's of Evaluating Language Competency When Hiring

    The Do's & Dont's of Evaluating Language Competency When Hiring
    Many 21st century jobs require individuals who have specific skill sets or competencies which can be proven with certifications, ratings, or official measurements. Rarely would it be enough to trust a job candidate to evaluate his or her own abilities as a computer programmer who claims to be proficient in a specific programming language. Nor would it be acceptable to...
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  5. IS LANGUAGE TRANSLATION OF SERVICES A NEW BANKING TREND?

    IS LANGUAGE TRANSLATION OF SERVICES A NEW BANKING TREND?
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is ordering GE Capital Retail Bank (GE Capital), known as Synchrony Bank, to "cough up" $225 million to consumers who were victims of illegal and discriminatory credit card practices. GE Capital must refund $56 million to approximately 638,000 customers who were subject to these deceptive marketing practices. In light of these developments many banks...
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  6. Using Language To Land The Job

    Using Language To Land The Job
    As the economy continues to slowly improve and unemployment levels drop, more and more jobseekers are finding the task of getting hired less daunting. Unemployment rates in the United States decreased to 5.40 percent in April of 2015 from 5.50 percent a month earlier. This trend signals a slow yet steadily growing confidence in the economy and a positive future...
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  7. Connecting With The Hispanic Market Through Language & Culture

    Connecting With The Hispanic Market Through Language & Culture
    Corporate America has awakened to the monumental importance of the Hispanic consumer and their growing purchasing power, which by end of this year is estimated to reach between $1-$1.5 trillion dollars. Companies are realizing this is a market that can’t be ignored and that if they don’t act now the chance to capture it may be lost. Those who’ve succeeded...
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  8. A Second Language Can Be Your Hidden Asset

    A Second Language Can Be Your Hidden Asset
    Outside of looking for a job, you’ll find that many current jobseekers won’t have the same educational backgrounds, industry experience or job descriptions. However, approximately two-thirds of them do have one thing in common. Over 31% of jobseekers speak two languages, according to a poll of over 12,000 visitors to the Korn/Ferry International website. An additional 20% speak three...
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  9. SEAL OF BILITERACY GUIDELINES RELEASED

    SEAL OF BILITERACY GUIDELINES RELEASED
    ACTFL, the National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE), the National Council of State Supervisors for Languages (NCSSFL), and TESOL International Association, have officially drafted recommendations for the implementation of the Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award made by a state department of education or local district to recognize a student who has attained proficiency in English...
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  10. ACTFL CONDUCTS KEY STUDY ON LISTENING & READING

    ACTFL is currently is undertaking an important study to determine the listening and reading proficiency levels that may be attained after several years of college language study. With the 2012 revision of the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and the development of ACTFL Listening and Reading Proficiency Tests (LPTs and RPTs) in a number of languages, measurement of listening and reading proficiency levels...
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