February 29, 2016

No matter your industry, English is key.

When ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries, a common thread across varying industries was the priority placed on English language skills.

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November 9, 2015

English helps drive business growth.

A vast majority of companies with adequate English proficiency believe they are more competitive globally because of their employees’ proficiency...

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September 21, 2015

The need for English is growing.

According to an ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs survey of 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries, the demand for employees who are proficient in English will continue to grow.

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September 10, 2015

English proficiency opens doors.

With a solid understanding of English, your employees may build better relationships internationally.

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August 10, 2015

English skills can pave the way to global expansion.

In an ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs survey of 749 HR leaders at large, multi-national companies in 13 countries, several highlighted English skills as an asset to their company’s future.

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July 6, 2015

English skills can be a competitive advantage.

In an ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs survey of 749 HR leaders at large, multinational companies in 13 countries, many identified inadequate English skills as a hindrance to dealing with their leading business challenge.

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June 1, 2015

English as a common language drives efficiency.

ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries.

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May 13, 2015

Top 10 Business Costs of Poor English Proficiency

ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries.

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April 27, 2015

Know what to look for when choosing an English assessment.

Choosing the right English assessment may be a difficult task.

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April 13, 2015

Effective communication can drive business results.

In an ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs survey of 749 HR leaders at large, multinational companies in 13 countries, several identified poor English skills as a threat to sales opportunities.

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April 6, 2015

Miscommunication = missed opportunities.

If your company is pursuing new business opportunities globally, you could be putting those opportunities at risk if your workforce doesn't communicate in English effectively.

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March 12, 2015

Is your company’s communication ready for the future?

ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries.

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March 3, 2015

Evaluate your spending on English training

An English-language training program can be a significant cost for your company.

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March 3, 2015

An English assessment is more than just a test

By instituting an English assessment, you set a standard of English that your employees must meet or exceed.

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February 11, 2015

Your employees' English skills drive your company's success

Depending on your business objectives, you may find particular English skills to be of greater importance.

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January 15, 2015

Top 5 Business Benefits of English

ETS and Ipsos Public Affairs surveyed 749 HR leaders of large, multinational companies in 13 countries. Here is what they identified as the top benefits of an English-proficient workforce.

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October 29, 2014

English Is the Language of Science and Technology

What do information technology, healthcare, aviation, engineering, power and energy and all of the sciences have in common? They are all subjects that are almost universally communicated in English.

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August 6, 2014

Government Mandates Promote English Worldwide

Nations with new federal programs designed to increase English proficiency.

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June 4, 2014

English Helps Businesses Compete in the Global Marketplace

To survive and thrive in a global economy, companies must develop a strategy to overcome language barriers.

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May 15, 2014

Most Business Discussions in English Are Between Non-Native Speakers

English is one of the few languages in history to be spoken more as a second language than as a first.

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May 14, 2014

English Can Help Grow Your Business

Now more than ever, English proficiency is being promoted within organizations globally to improve cross-border communication and drive bottom-line results.

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April 18, 2014

Does Your Workforce Speak the Global Language of Business?

Spoken by about 1 in 4 people globally, English is the most popular language in the world. It is also considered the gold standard for communicating in business — and its influence continues to grow as more companies expand into international markets.

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February 13, 2014

English Connects Employees Around the World

A recent poll asked employees in 26 countries around the world about the language they use most in business. Of the employees who said that their jobs involve dealing with people in other countries, two-thirds said that English is the language they use most often.

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February 13, 2014

More and More Jobs Require English Proficiency

For a growing number of employers, competing globally depends on a workforce that can communicate in English. As a result, English language proficiency is increasingly viewed as a mandatory skill requirement for all employees.

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February 13, 2014

English Is the Language of the Internet

The Internet connects people all over the globe and accounts for a greater share of the world GDP than agriculture or energy. Used by more than a quarter of all Internet users, English is the single most used language on the Web.

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