June International Holidays 2018

To many June signifies the start of Summer, although the season doesn’t officially start till the Summer Solstice which falls on June 21 this year.  Americans are not the only ones who celebrate the onset of Summer. In the countries of Finland and Sweden,..

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April International Holidays 2018

In the United States April signals the start of a new season, and in the northeast where Rapport International is based, the blooming of nature – “April showers bring May flowers”. April also signals the start of a new year for people in South and..

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Spanish Advertising in the US Fuel for Sales Growth

One of the fastest growing segments of consumers in the US consists of non-English and limited-English speakers. Overlooking these growing populations, or not speaking to these personas in their native languages, limits a company's reach and cuts the..

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March International Holidays 2018

I often look at the calendar in March and think, wow, there’s not a lot of holidays this month. But looking at the list of international celebrations below, I see this isn’t really the case when you have a global perspective.

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February International Holidays - 2018

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 feature one holiday and give some..

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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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