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 Conteúdo é a nova moeda da globalização. A BIRD GEI | Consultoria e Gestão de Idiomas  é uma consultoria de gestão de programas de idiomas para empresas. Nosso objetivo é proporcionar ao RH e a todos os stakeholders soluções estratégicas e melhores práticas para que possam atingir resultados mais eficazes na capacitação em idiomas. Embora a… Read More

Gestão Estratégica de Aprendizado de Idiomas – Foreign Language Acquisition Strategic Management

Gestão estratégica em idiomas é ainda um conceito desconhecido por muitos RHs. Para começar, não tem NADA a ver com aulas. A BIRD GEI é uma empresa de consultoria e não uma escola de idiomas. Gestão estratégica se refere ás técnicas de gestão, avaliação e ao conjunto de ferramentas respectivas concebidas para ajudar empresas na… Read More

The cost of higher education at the world’s top universities

Higher education received abroad has always been a widely recognized standard, and students from all over the world are dreaming about it. These are the current costs (end of 2016) of studying (for international students) at the world’s top universities:  

Pun Intended Part III

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play which suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of words, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect. These ambiguities can arise from the intentional use and abuse of homophonic, homographic, metonymic, or metaphorical language. A pun differs from a malapropism in that a malapropism uses an incorrect expression that alludes to another (usually… Read More

Improve your sense of humor before a job interview

Having a good sense of humor reduces stress, helps you cope with pain, creates empathy in social situations, and can even improve your odds of finding a mate. Learn to laugh at yourself If you can find the absurdity in your own circumstances, you can keep them from getting you down. That’s what comedian Tig… Read More

Automaton

Pierre Jaquet-Droz (1721–1790) was a Swiss-born watchmaker of the late eighteenth century. He lived in Paris, London, and Geneva, where he designed and built animated dolls, or automata, to help his firm sell watches and mechanical birds. His astonishing mechanisms fascinated the kings and emperors of Europe, China, India, and Japan. Some consider these devices to be the oldest examples of the computer. The Writer has… Read More