|New Survey Reveals Job-Sponsored Language Training Improves Confidence and Career Prospects for Millennials|
“These results clearly indicate the importance of providing millennial employees with the tools they need to thrive as future global leaders,” said Judy Verses, President of Global Enterprise and Education at Rosetta Stone. “By 2025, millennials will comprise 75 percent of the workforce. Their ability to grow and develop into global leaders capable of voicing their opinions in a variety of languages will make them more effective managers and far-thinking innovators.”
The study includes responses from Rosetta Stone clients in
Of the millennial age group surveyed (2,400 respondents), those born between 1981 and 1997, key findings include:
“Business leaders and HR departments may not understand the tremendous value-add language training can bring to their employee programs and they are missing out on a valuable opportunity for their businesses,” said Verses. “Employers must recognize the needs of today’s young workforce to retain top talent.”
A detailed summary of the survey results is available online at http://bit.ly/1qucAIX and a graphic highlighting key statistics on how language impacts business can be accessed at http://bit.ly/1Tk6pPH.
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About Rosetta Stone
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company’s cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.
Rosetta Stone is based in
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