Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions   Companies use various strategies to grow and keep their competitive advantage, one of which is through mergers and acquisitions (M&A). A merger involves companies coming together to create a larger one. However, acquisitions are an act of buying a company, either a percentage or the entire business. The rationale behind such…

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Human Resources Verbs: Part 2

Human Resources Verbs: Part 2     In this post, I introduce the second group of human resources verbs. These verbs can be used to talk about human resources processes as well as workforce actions. Note that these verbs are not specific to human resources and can be used in other business areas as well.…

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Accounting and Finance Verbs: Part 2

Accounting and Finance Verbs: Part 2     Introduction Accounting and finance have a lot to do with buying, selling, borrowing, and lending. In other words, The main function accounting is recording and keeping track of business transactions. On the other hand, Finance makes sure than company resources are well spent and expenses are under…

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Self-awareness: Introduction to Self

Self-awareness: Introduction to Self         Self-awareness introduction is the foundation of all other personal competency posts in this website. I will try to speak as simple and friendly as possible, but don’t be fooled about the importance and the intensity of the subject. If you are a book person, I have introduced…

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مکاتبات تجاری در زبان انگلیسی

مقدمه مکاتبات تجاری     مکاتبات تجاری در زبان انگلیسی در این عصر پرکاربرد تر از انواع دیگر ارتباطات هستند. امروزه به دلیل اهمیت سهولت و سرعت انتقال اطلاعات، بسیاری از مکاتبات کاغذی بجز در موارد خاص که نیاز به مهر شرکت یا سازمان نیز هست، جای خود را به ایمیل ها داده اند. با…

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Human Resources Verbs: Part 1

Human Resources Verbs: Part 1       Typical human resource activities and actions can be expressed using general Business English verbs. The human resources department is responsible for the company workforce. The following verbs are used to talk about actions related to the company staff carried out by the department. In general, human resources…

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Future Simple: Business English 

Future Simple: Business English    In business English, future simple enables businesspersons to express their intentions, decisions, and plans regarding the future of their businesses or business relationships. Decision making is the hardest part, simple future is not. There are two possible was to speak about the future. The choice depends on when the speaker…

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Contributors to Globalization

Contributors to Globalization         Globalization did not happen overnight.  The change did not occur solely due to recent technological advancements either, regardless of its remarkable impact on the process. It was brought about by various factors combined. A series of events can be marked as contributors to globalization. Globalization has been evolving…

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Writing Tasks 1 & 2: Blockchain

Writing Tasks 1 & 2: Blockchain     Writing tasks 1 & 2 tackle Business English skills in the area of technology, namely blockchain. Since this new technology is being discussed frequently these days, it is important keep it on top of the list of Business English topics.     In 2018, a Deloitte issued…

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Reading Comprehension 1

Reading Comprehension 1       Reading comprehension exercises are a great way to expose yourself to new vocabulary. It also helps you practice through repetition, thus making them more memorable. In order to use authentic and real-world material, I refer to materials provided by organizations and companies online.     In this post, we…

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