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Rachel Olsen

9 Unexpected Use Cases for AI Language Testing

Did you know that a great language assessment solution helps you do more than just test language skills? Emmersion’s platform was built with so much more to offer, from an easy-to-use admin dashboard to our proprietary, 100-point TrueNorth scoring scale, to detailed insights about each test-taker in your organization. 

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5 Benefits of a Granular Scoring Scale

If you’re in the language assessment space, you’ve probably heard of scoring scales like CEFR, ACTFL, TOEFL, and more. Scoring is a vital part of any language testing solution, so it’s good to know your scoring scales and how they’re serving you (or not serving you) as you assess test-takers’ language skills. 

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How to Grow Employee Retention with Better Language Testing

Research shows that if you really want to improve your retention rates, the key is to focus on recruiting, training, and engagement. Sounds easy enough to say, right? But when you think about changing all of those areas of your business at once, it can start to feel pretty overwhelming.

The good news? Language testing makes a difference in all of these areas. So, if you want to boost retention, language assessment software is the best place to start. Read below to find out how.

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Attrition 101: Why Do Agents Leave?

It’s no secret that attrition is a common concern for call centers worldwide. In fact, most experience a whopping 30-45% turnover rate. And, as you know if you work in this industry, attrition issues impact all aspects of your organization. So, if you’re looking to improve your employee retention rates, we get it. And a good place to start improving your numbers is knowing why your agents are leaving in the first place. 
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Our Top Language Scoring Tip for More Reliable Results

Language assessment scoring is a complex feat with many layers to it. Most of the people that we talk to are familiar with common language ratings, like the A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 CEFR language levels. We also see a lot of people that understand what CEFR actually represents, and some who are familiar with multiple assessment scales.

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself for Better Language Assessment Scoring

When you’re hiring bilingual job candidates, especially for customer-facing roles, language assessment is a very important part of your process. Language skills are essential for mutual understanding, compassion, problem solving, and effective communication. And when language skills are missing, the important work you’re trying so hard to accomplish suffers big time.

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8 Ways AI Outperforms Human Raters for Reliable Language Certification

AI seems to be on everyone’s minds these days. As more and more organizations adopt AI solutions for their processes and teams, the question on all of our minds is “What does artificial intelligence really mean? What can it really do, and will it replace human contribution?” 

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How to Get Better Results from Your Bilingual Hiring Interviews

Especially in the contact center and BPO industries, all of the time you spend hiring new agents needs to really count. The competition for great agents is stiff, and most candidates are applying to multiple positions at the same time. So, how can you know you’re getting the most out of your interviews? These insights should help.

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5 Ways to Keep Diversity Top of Mind in Bilingual Hiring

Diversity and bias are big conversation topics in the hiring space recently. Organizations have appointed new heads of diversity, equity, and inclusion to lead out in improvement efforts, and they’re serious about making our workplace a better environment for marginalized groups. This work is so important and impactful for the future of our world. It also helps our organizations run better overall—with a more diverse workforce, you can see a 15-35% increase in your financial performance.

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