Language training improves job performance, says Rosetta Stone

Eight out of 10 employees who gained a second language said it made them more productive in the workplace, research from language-learning solutions provider Rosetta Stone has revealed.

Thu, 26 Jun 2014Eight out of 10 employees who gained a second language said it made them more productive in the workplace, research from language-learning solutions provider Rosetta Stone has revealed.

The ‘Rosetta Stone Business Employee Use Insights Survey’ found that 90% of employees believe language training is relevant to their job duties, and 86% report a direct, positive impact on their job performance.

In addition, 70% of respondents say they are more likely to stay with their employer as a result of being provided an opportunity to build lifelong language skills.

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