Fun Facts about America

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Some call it The Land of the Free, others call it ‘Mericuh. No matter what you call it though, we are honored to be able to provide language services to so many of our great countries federal organizations. We hope you enjoy these 20 fascinating facts about America. 1. Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people who …

Localization: Training and Development in Ireland

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions Most of us have limited awareness of Irish culture beyond Saint Patrick’s Day and leprechauns. Never fear! Today’s article explores some common cultural facts about the Irish and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of Irish culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: 1.    True or False. Ireland has one official …

Happy Social Work Month from CGS!

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Who are the top social workers in the world? This includes the most prominent social workers, living and dead, both from America and abroad. This list of notable social workers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted depending on what information you’re looking for, such as where these historic social workers were born and what their …

Localization: Training and Development in India

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions While it failed to be renewed for another season, the 2010 NBC show “Outsourced” shed a comical light on some of the cultural nuances to doing business in India. Miss the show? Never fear. In this article we’ll explore some common cultural facts about Indians and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test …

Training & Development in France

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions I see London, I see France. I see … global training and development! Today let’s explore some common cultural facts about the French and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of French culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: 1.    Which of the following are characteristic of most French conversations? a)   …

I Know You Speak Spanish. Do You Speak Education?

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions When selecting a team to complete your translation project, one of the most important qualifications to consider is the subject matter expertise of the linguists for each language pair.  Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in translation are professional translators who specialize in a particular field, industry or topic.  Examples include healthcare, education, manufacturing, science, technology …

Localization: Training and Development in Guatemala

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions ¡Buenos días! Moving back over to Latin America, let’s explore some common cultural facts about Guatemalans and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of Guatemalan culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: 1.    True or False. Guatemala is in the same time zone as U.S. Central Time. 2.    True or False. …

Localization: Training and Development in Greece

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions Ah, Greece. Financial troubles aside, this country is known for fantastic food and beautiful Mediterranean beaches. Kick back at your desk with some fresh olives and feta as we explore common cultural facts about the Greeks and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of Greek culture with the Fun-Fact questions …

Localization: Training & Development in Germany

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions Yes, they have great beer—which we love—and a troubling political past—which is best left undiscussed. But what else do we know about the fascinating people of Germany? Let’s explore some common cultural facts about Germans and their expectations when it comes to T&D. Training for Germany? Test your knowledge of German culture with the …

Localization: Training & Development in Finland

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By Jen Weaver, Carmazzi Global Solutions Reportedly, author J.R.R. Tolkien used Finnish to craft his fictional Elvish language in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Let’s see what other surprises the Finns have to offer and discuss their expectations when it comes to T&D. Test your knowledge of Finnish culture with the Fun-Fact questions below: What language is …