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3 Onsite Language Training Classes For Blue Collar Industries

On site language training doesn't just have to be for white collar, metropolitan businesses. Corporate language training doesn't have to begin and end with English training for companies. Every day, there are hundreds of different companies who outsource some form of training for associates- regardless of their industry. No matter what is required, all of our online language classes are also offered on-site for private, small group trainings. We understand that not every client will have the exact same requirements, which is why we allow clients the freedom to personalize our curriculum. Maybe all of your associates need a refresher on safety trainings and only some need leadership training...no matter what your unique requests are, we can accommodate them. Whether your specific needs are mentioned here or not, we provide people centered, business focused corporate English classes. Meeting your employees where they're at while remaining focused on your business objectives. When it comes to blue collar industries like construction, manufacturing or warehousing that employ millions of people from diverse backgrounds each year, they may face unique challenges when it comes to onboarding new associates or training them for a new role. Here are 3 different on site language training classes:
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Diversity and Inclusion Training, Construction & Creating a Culture of C.A.R.E

When hearing a phrase like "company values" we tend to picture a stereotypical white collar, corporate office somewhere in a big city that offers employees pizza parties and beer instead of regular raises.  In this day and age, these companies are as common as smartphones- they just seem to be everywhere. And just like the majority of people today have a smartphone, A LOT of people are employed by this type of "cookie-cutter" company. It is without doubt that these companies can benefit from diversity and inclusion training  but that is a post for another day. As recently as February, 2022 the Massachusetts Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintainence was audited and found to be negligent in their responsibility to oversee and enforce state diversity quotas on public construction projects. According to state guidelines, every construction contract should include at least 15.3% of total construction project hours to be performed by minority workers, and 6.9% by female workers. The audit of 127 construction construction contracts discovered that 95% did not meet the female participation goal and 61% did not have any hours completed by women. Findings revealed that 64% of the 127 contracts did not meet minority workforce participation goals, and 36 of them or 28% did not have any hours worked by minorities. As construction hires millions of foreign born employees every year, it is no surprise that the industry has the demand for this type of training.
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