Global Mindset

Is business taking you across borders? Read our stories from the training room to better understand the global mindset facilitated through Aperian Global.

Inside Aperian Global: Erik Dobos

In our monthly interview series, Inside Aperian Global, you will get to know the passionate people that drive Aperian Global’s mission, values, and day-to-day operations. Aperian Global’s employees will provide you with a sneak peek into their work lives and share stories about themselves. This month, we asked Erik Dobos, our Senior Global Account Manager […]

Congratulations to our valued client Synaptics, whom The San Francisco Business Times recently named as one of the best places to work in the San Francisco Bay Area. As part of Synaptics’ larger efforts to create an inclusive workplace for their global teams, they recognized the need to work effectively across different boundaries. Together, Aperian Global […]

Brazil’s Current Turmoil as it Prepares for the Olympics, man with painted face

Brazil has been top of mind for many reasons in the past months, certainly not always due to the Olympic Games that will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro this summer. The impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff and ensuing political unrest and the spread of the Zika virus with health implications for pregnant women and […]

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  We are in a time that is considered an era of rapid change as multinationals pave a new path to growth in a global marketplace.  What has emerged is a new workforce with varying demographics, needs and expectations. Talent management has become a growing imperative and expatriate assignments play an increasingly critical role in […]

analyzing the roi of cross culture training

In a study involving 11,500 business leaders, the Corporate Leadership Council discovered the absence of cross-cultural skill is an impediment to both individual leaders and their companies. Leaders who had low intercultural skill rates were less likely to be identified as a high-performing leader on a global scale as their counterparts who had higher skill […]

Inside Aperian Global: Freeda Fernandes

In our monthly interview series, Inside Aperian Global, you will get to know the passionate people that drive Aperian Global’s mission, values, and day-to-day operations. Aperian Global’s employees will provide you with a sneak peek into their work lives and share stories about themselves. This month, we asked Freeda Fernandes, our Web Tools Marketing and […]

What’s Really Happening in China in 2016: An insider’s perspective on Western media reports

Guest post from Ethan Prizant, Aperian Global Project Manager, Shanghai, China China’s economy has been on everyone’s minds in recent months, especially at the outset of 2016. Talk of the country’s slowing GDP and the nauseating performance of the Shanghai stock exchange have sent global financial markets into mass disarray. Media outlets around the world […]

Inside Aperian Global - Claire DiDonato, Manager Web Tools

In our monthly interview series, Inside Aperian Global, you will get to know the passionate people that drive Aperian Global’s mission, values, and day-to-day operations. Aperian Global’s employees will provide you with a sneak peek into their work lives and share stories about themselves. This month, we asked Claire DiDonato, one of our alumni and […]

Debunking Common Myths and Stereotypes About Africa

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The world continues to expand and develop in various magnificent ways. Computers now function like human brains, a cancer-detecting pill exists, and it’s now possible to instantly communicate with people from different parts of the world due to video conferencing. There’s no denying that humanity has evolved in remarkable ways, but there is still a […]

The Culture of Online Reviews – By Ernest Gundling

Roughly half the people on the planet are already online, and there are a mind-boggling 1.5 billion Facebook users. Our daily lives are being reshaped by new digital technologies – we even use technical metaphors for ourselves such as “bandwidth,” or “processing speed,” or “press the refresh button.”  Yet at the same time each of […]