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Why Are Bilingual Speakers Important in the Workplace?

Every single person can bring unique traits to their workplace because everyone has a different educational and social background. Speaking another language, besides English, is a skill that many people have acquired over the past 50 years. People have started to see the value in being bilingual, not only for personal preference, but because it’s valuable for your growing career. Bilingual speakers in the workplace are increasing, and if you are interested in learning another language it’s crucial to know how the skill can benefit you and your job. What Are the Advantages of Bilingual Employees? Target undiscovered client pool: Having a bilingual speaker in the workplace can give business owners and employers a chance to reach a larger customer and client base. Bilingual speaking people can serve as language interpreters for potential and existing clients. Benefits for education and healthcare: There are certain businesses that would especially benefit from…
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Working Outdoors This Summer? Be Wary of Heat-Related Illnesses

For Louisiana workers who have labored outdoors, you have likely experienced the brutal, crushing heat during the summers. However, some people may be new to our state or young and unaware of the risks posed by heat-related illnesses. Although workplaces should have measures in place to prevent heat-related illnesses among workers, some employers may neglect safety. Keep in mind, heat-related illnesses injured 2,630 workers in 2014. An additional 18 died from heat strokes, the most severe type of heat-related illness. Heat exhaustion and heat strokes are a constant danger this time of year. It is essential to know the symptoms of heat exhaustion, because if left untreated, workers can be at risk for developing heat strokes. Workers experiencing heat exhaustion may have clammy skin, excessive sweating and fast heartbeats. In addition, workers may experience dizziness, headache and nausea. If left untreated, heat exhaustion may progress to heat stroke, which can…
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