foreign language benefits

How Kids Can Benefit from Learning a Foreign Language

Metaphrasis CEO Elizabeth Colón recently visited Washington, DC as part of Language Advocacy Day, to bring attention to the growing problem of language programs being eliminated from schools in our country, and to try to help bring about a...

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Metaphrasis CEO Elizabeth Colon

Meet the Metaphrasis CEO and Learn Why Her Company is So Successful

Metaphrasis Language & Cultural Solutions, LLC, an award-winning interpreting and translation company, was founded by Elizabeth Colón on the basis of providing a solution to people who struggle with language barriers in their daily life. Driven...

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interpreter benefits

What Are The Benefits of Becoming an Interpreter?

The essential role of an interpreter is to translate spoken content or information from one language to another.  If you are fluent in more than one language, you might consider entering this growing field, as there are many benefits to enjoy in...

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The Importance of Medical Interpreters in Healthcare

In a healthcare setting, it is vitally important that a doctor is able to effectively communicate with his or her patients.  When a patient has limited English-speaking abilities, it makes it very difficult for a doctor to provide the best possible...

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Avoiding Gender Bias in Translation

Avoiding Gender Bias in Translation

Translation can be tricky when trying to choose the correct words to portray feelings and meaning. Here are some tips to ensure that your translations steer clear of accidental gender bias. Accurate Translation Art is a great example of one-part...

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Podcast Featuring Elizabeth Colón

Podcast Featuring Elizabeth Colón

Elizabeth Colón featured in recent episode of the Growing with Purpose podcast! Since she was a child, Elizabeth Colón has been the voice of the voiceless. Elizabeth grew up in a Spanish-speaking home with five siblings, two of whom had hearing...

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Human Resources Documents

3 Human Resources Documents That Should Be Translated

You have a global business and team members who speak different languages. Have you thought about making your human resources documents accessible and translated for your employees? Human resources departments are in charge of keeping team members...

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Medical Interpreter Training Program-Fall 2017

Medical Interpreter Training Winter 2019

Medical Interpreter Training Program – Winter Schedule-20192/23-/24, 3/9-3/10, 3/23 and 3/24 (weekend schedule) Hours: 8:30 am until 5:00 pm For more information, please submit an inquiry form which can be accessed at...

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HR Challenges with Globalization

HR Challenges with Globalization

Professionals in the HR industry face numerous challenges on a daily basis. Not only are they responsible for hiring candidates, but they also have to consider qualifications, experience, references, and what an applicant can bring to the table....

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Communicating with Your Global Workforce

Communicating with Your Global Workforce

In our connected world, it is increasingly common for businesses to employ a multilingual global workforce. Here’s how to best communicate with your team. Communication is key to keeping teams motivated, to create a sense of belonging through a...

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