December International Holidays 2017

Rapport International works with customers who do business internationally or with culturally diverse customers, so we thought it would be beneficial to provide a monthly update of holidays around the world. Each month we'll feature one holiday and give..

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November International Holidays 2017

Rapport International works with customers who do business internationally or with culturally diverse customers, so we thought it would be beneficial to provide a monthly update of holidays around the world. Each month we'll feature one holiday and give..

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American Workforce Evolves

The Boston Globe reports that the number of nationwide job postings seeking bilingual candidates has risen 162% between 2010 and 2015 (159.5% in Massachusetts). This increase is not only an indication of the changing workforce in America, but also a need..

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Translation Turmoil

Translation is rarely mentioned by reporters covering the emerging immigration crises, but it's quickly becoming an important topic for relief workers who now understand that not everyone from Latin America speaks Spanish.  Among the tens of thousands of..

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USA Assignment: Tips for Living in the U.S.A

The following is an information sheet that was given to German employees taking assignments in the USA.  I love #9!
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Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Event & Expo

Connecting with Changing Voices-

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Immigration Information

There seems to be a lot of misinformation about immigrants in the United States – usually they are educated, hard workers who are also money savers.  This is very different than the image of illegal border crossers that is so often portrayed.  At Rapport..

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Education Level of Recent Immigrants

A new Brookings report finds that college-educated immigrants now outnumber those who enter the United States with just a high school degree.  Overall, 30 percent of working-age immigrants have a college degree now, compared to just 19 percent in 1980. Only..

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New Americans Agenda

In previous blogs, I have spoken about the importance of immigrant integration into our culture.  Unfortunately, integration faces many challenges. According to the New Americans Agenda, “The most evident is the rise of virulent anti-immigrant rhetoric in the..

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New Americans Agenda

Rapport International, LLC works hard at keeping informed about all foreign language related issues.  Many of these issues arise due to the significant immigrant population in the state of Massachusetts.  The New Americans Agenda does a wonderful job at..

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