Employee retention and skills gaps remain some of the top concerns for talent development professionals. This challenge is felt most strongly in industries where retention is consistently low, such as hospitality. The challenges grow when your workforce is multicultural and lacking in essential skills, such as fluency in English and business communications.
There are many ways to advance your language and cultural knowledge through scholarship programs and government sponsored trainings. Find out more about different programs which you may qualify for.
There are many opportunities to learn about other cultures as a volunteer. Volunteering might even lead to an opportunity for a rewarding career working with other cultures.
This video outlines how cultural faux pas may occur during cross cultural engagements.
A Cross Cultural Competence Trainer - by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office
The Cross Cultural Competence Trainer 2.0 is an immersive training experience designed to boost knowledge of universal culture concepts as well as prepare users to engage effectively across cultures.
This video emphasizes that no matter how much training and experience you have, there is always more to learn when it comes to mastering a culture. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
You can learn a lot without ever getting into another culture, but you will never really know it until you're in it. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
This video offers a montage of Army training clips, including culture training. This is a part of the Culture Matters video series.
CultureReady Basics is a web-based culture training tool developed to provide culture learning in a variety of global regions and languages. It is the perfect balance of culture and language training providing the knowledge and skills required for successful interactions.
Today, Marines must be proficient in foreign language and cultures around the world in order to be prepared for vital missions. This training comes from the Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning (CAOCL) at Marine Corps University.