Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Employers of Spanish Speakers
April 29, 2015, 5:11 pmTags: Marketing
July 15, 2014
Most employers think that the language barrier is the most difficult challenge when working with Spanish speakers. They are wrong. The language barrier is concrete, obvious, and straightforward. It gets surmounted one way or another, but employers and managers remain frustrated, as Spanish speakers do not always respond as desired to translated messages. These employees have their own set of beliefs about many issues that directly impact a company’s bottom line—beliefs that are often at odds with the company’s priorities. And THIS is much trickier than the language barrier to address. This session will highlight 10 common pitfalls and provide some simple pointers to avoid them.