Tag: “Culture”

Culture in the translation process

Why is it so essential to incorporate culture into the translation process?

In this blog, we’ll be exploring the essential role cultural awareness plays when creating and translating content.

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Cultural awareness

From increased productivity to better working relationships: why you should invest in cultural awareness

A look at how an understanding of the nuances of global culture can help foster more inclusive environments, and ultimately drive success.

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Valentines Day

‘I Love You’ – A Multilingual Valentine’s Card!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did this morning’s post bring cards, chocolates, flowers and gifts aplenty from your significant other…or secret admirer? Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day, originally a saint’s day but now more closely associated with romance and love.

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cultural awareness training

How can cultural awareness training for global teams increase engagement?

How well do you understand the culture of your global teammates? Do you know your French etiquette from your Swedish? The typical Spanish communication style from the typical Chinese? This blog is all around cultural awareness training for a more inclusive, educated workplace.

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new year around the world

International public holidays your company should know about

Get your calendars at the ready. If you’re part of an international organisation or working with colleagues, clients or suppliers around the globe, these public holidays are worth taking note of.

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Christmas around the world with our linguists

Christmas looks different around the world. We asked our linguists to share what Christmas traditions look like in their home country. From Christmas day Karp to luxury hotel stays and porridge eating gnomes, it really is the most wonderful time of the year.

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Christmas traditions around the world

24 Global Christmas Traditions

From St. Nicolas to Bodhi Day, we’re sharing the world’s festive celebrations from across cultures and languages. If you’re preparing internal comms for international teams or sharing multicultural marketing this festive season, this might provide some food for thought.

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translate jokes

Do foreign jokes work in English?

Do jokes translate? In this post, we explore whether your multilingual content can have a sense of humour and how to handle jokes and other humorous content aimed at multilingual audiences. Click here to learn more.

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how culture impacts training preferences

How cultural backgrounds impact L&D and elearning experiences

We all learn in different ways. Some of us will feel more at home learning in group dynamics, whereas others prefer a quiet space to think. As individuals, we have different preferences and practices—but how far does culture play a part in this?

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