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Jenny Tannenbaum

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Communication Skills and Employee (Dis)Engagement

By Jenny Tannenbaum / February 03, 2017


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Topics: Communication, Employee Engagement

We Raised $5.2 Million to Help Employees Find Their Authentic Voice.

By Jenny Tannenbaum / January 19, 2017

We are excited to announce that Lingo Live has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding! The round is being lead by Owl Ventures, with participation from existing investors Alpine Meridian Ventures, ...

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Topics: Lingo Live

QUIZ: How well do you know your Engineers?

By Jenny Tannenbaum / November 14, 2016

Do you know who makes up your engineering team? Take the quick quiz below to find out.  ...

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Topics: productivity, Software Engineers, language barriers, Learning & Development

Case Study: Aiding Twitter's Global Expansion

By Jenny Tannenbaum / October 10, 2016


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Topics: global expansion, Lingo Live, Case Study

Using Technology to Scale the Human Touch

By Jenny Tannenbaum / September 01, 2016

In this HR Tech Showcase, our very own Director of Learning, Josh Frank discusses the use of technology to scale the human touch....

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Topics: EdTech, technology, video

11 Tools to Improve Collaboration on Dispersed Teams

By Jenny Tannenbaum / August 30, 2016

These days, it’s commonplace to have members of your team scattered across your global offices or completing tasks at home. But having team members outside your office no longer limits your ability ...

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Topics: Remote Teams, Collaboration

The Importance of English Communication Confidence in Agile Retrospectives

By Jenny Tannenbaum / June 30, 2016

Learning quickly from successes and failures is paramount to innovation. For engineering teams tasked with solving complex problems and creating new technologies, mistakes happen often and each is an ...

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Topics: Communication, Software Engineers, Startups

Cost of turnover for software engineers

By Jenny Tannenbaum / June 17, 2016

Just how costly is it to replace engineers in a tech company? More than you might expect....

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Topics: Culture, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Talent Acquisition

3 Ways Communication Challenges Threaten Engagement on your Engineering Team

By Jenny Tannenbaum / June 07, 2016

In the fast-paced tech industry where every moment counts, having a highly engaged team of software engineers is critical to business success. Highly motivated team-members work harder and faster, ...

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Topics: Culture, Employee Engagement, Leadership

INFOGRAPHIC: The Cure to the Technology Skills Gap

By Jenny Tannenbaum / June 03, 2016


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Topics: Talent Acquisition

Podcast: Improve ROI & Global Business Relationships Via Unique Language Training

By Jenny Tannenbaum / May 17, 2016

When expanding to foreign territories, effective communication can make or break your success. Listen to Lingo Live Tyler Muse and Globig CEO Anke Corbin discuss how companies like Eventbrite, ...

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Topics: Language Learning, Lingo Live, Startups

What You Risk by Not Offering English Training to your Engineers

By Jenny Tannenbaum / May 09, 2016

Communication is key to the success of any business, however time and time again we see organizations expand globally without prioritizing language training. This is to the detriment of the company ...

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Topics: Culture

Infographic: Business Language Training & Your Bottom Line

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 28, 2016


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Topics: Corporate Training, Language Learning

A Teacher's Perspective on Online Teaching

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 18, 2016

Lingo Live teacher Dina Spencer talks about her experience as a Lingo Live teacher! When I first heard about Lingo Live, it sounded like a nice idea, but I was too busy to think about it.  Upon ...

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Topics: Instructor Spotlight, Instructors

A Love for Language Teaching

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 14, 2016

Lingo Live teacher Alex Pergrams explains why he loves teaching English. To me, being an English teacher is like being a guide through a gateway to another world. Having the opportunity to influence ...

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Topics: Instructor Spotlight, Language Learning

7 Questions When Choosing an Advanced Business English Solution

By Jenny Tannenbaum / April 13, 2016

In the modern workplace, where company culture, productivity and employee engagement dramatically affect the bottom line, employers are finding effective communication to be more important than ever....

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Topics: Corporate Training, corporate training, ed tech, Language learning, Language Learning, online language training