Slide2: After six months and many trips to the accountant, lawyers to review and notarize documents, and local municipalities to confirm a myriad of details, the business registration process ended with a trip to the police station. The official business name in India is Authentic Journeys Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. The first page(s) of official documents in Kerala are printed on ‘stamp paper’ of different denominations.
Slide3: College to Corporate Improving Client Facing Skills & Cultural Intelligence “I saw the crowd taking selfies asking for her contact info. It was a boost for our student branch's reputation. ~Jyojith George Thaliath IEEE FISAT SB
Slide4: College to Corporate International Students in the U.S.A.
“Americans talk with a different tone and pace than we do in Colombia. I learned tips to use my words and voice with more confidence with Americans.” ~English Major at SUNY Brockport “In Taiwan, we don’t approach people we don’t know to ask for help or guidance. These sessions gave me tips on how to network with Americans in person and online” ~ Accounting Major, SUNY Buffalo - Small Talk Networking the Job & Job Hunting Tips
Slide5: Work Local, Think Global Keynote, DevCon 2015, Infopark
Slide6: Media Mentions, Malayali By Choice
Slide7: Our Panel of Experts
Chris Sufi has been instrumental in delivering high quality: Website copy for Indian companies working with Americans Language training exercise materials Edits for the Authentic Journeys blog and related materials Yolanda Owens (via Career Sensei) provides expertise on: US recruitment best practices US cultural-specific interview and resume building Career guidance for International Students in the U.S.A. Preethi Paul tailors: Targeted U.S.A. website and marketing copy Attractive and user friendly graphic design templates for brochures and websites.
Slide8: Building Effective Teams Improving Client Facing Skills & Cultural Intelligence Created by Sarah Roost, Intern from Vives Belgium, the Building Effective Team training was delivered to Cabot Solutions, CCS Technologies, Fragomen India, Litmus7 and Xcova . “Through learning about performance norms and team roles, we could understand ourselves and our team members better.” ~Vijitha, Xcova
Slide9: “Jennifer worked with us to create customized call scripts and cheat sheets that increased our engagement rate with recruits.” ~ 123RPO Recruitment Specialist
“Engaging with a wider range of recruits is easier now that we understand simple concepts of American mindset and customer service.”
Slide10: IT Solutions “The training was very constrictive and reforming. It helped me in developing my personality, as a whole. Thanks Authentic Journeys.”
“The training helped me and my team. It was natural. When we can communicate well, we naturally become more confident. Wish you reach-out to more and more professionals and give them the necessary helping tips.” ~Mahesh Benoy, Team Lead, HR, CCS Technologies
Slide11: Internet Management Solutions “The cross-cultural interaction training gave me a lot of confidence when communicating with the Canadian Head Office” ~Rajesh
“From the sessions, I have learned the importance of time management and how to structure a good email. I also can participate in better conversations with clients due to an improved listening capability and confidence to speak with more clarity.” ~Amaranth Codework-Solutions
Slide12: eCommerce Solutions Litmus7 specializes in stabilizing, scaling and transforming omni-channel eCommerce systems. “Jennifer worked with us to train our people in key areas like Conflict Management & Teams and Team Culture .”
“We gained a better perspective on the nuances involved in interacting with cross-cultural teams and also helped in improving the team’s overall conflict management efficiency.”
Slide13: Custom Software Development “With tactical mock demonstrations, that help us to put words into action, Jennifer’s sessions will stay fresh in the minds of attendees for a long time.” “With detailed explanations we learned how one could really convey messages well, be it on a phone call or knowing how a person on the other end would feel if you push them into a dark zone while the tech team here mulls over possible solutions."
Slide14: Educational Services “We gained a better understanding of the US culture and the educational system.” ~Anju Kuruvilla, Manager Marketing & Customer Relations
“Jennifer gave an effective training on voice modulation and the impacts it could have while interacting with the US customers"
Slide15: The tips provided by Jennifer and Sarah during the training session improved the team's confidence in interacting with UK clients.
Slide16: U.S.A. Culture Awareness Training Practical tips to help to-be expats and international assignees set up their life in the USA. http://tinyurl.com/uscat2015
Slide17: Thanks helping the blog hit the 1 million mark in July 2015!