GlobalEnglish: The Philippines is the Best Country in Business English (2nd time in a Row)

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I can’t stress enough how English communication skills are essential in most offshore jobs, from health industries like caregiving to more business-intensive tracks like Information Technology and Recruitment. The success of a project or campaign, after all, starts with being able to talk to the clients and fully understand their needs. There is also the need to be able to discuss the timeline as well as other crucial issues. GlobalEnglish, a company part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is fully committed to improving Business English proficiency and improving the offshore market as a result. Yearly, it grades countries … Continue reading

English Proficiency in Caregiving – An Ace for Philippine Recruitment Agencies

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Caregivers are very much in demand overseas, and as with most overseas jobs, a good grasp of the English language is important. In fact, it is even more essential for caregivers because they are solely responsible for attending to the needs of patients with dire needs. These are people who may also be hard of hearing so a lack of proficiency in the language will lead to even more chances of miscommunication. This becomes a life or death situation when carers must call the Emergency hotline on behalf of their patients. English proficiency was highlighted by Dr Shereen Hussein just … Continue reading