Who’s speaking a foreign language, and it’s an inconsequential interaction (like at a street-corner) your first task is to determine whether they uttered a statement or question. If a statement, you can just smile and nod. If a question, you have to come up with a reply!
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- Is employee job tenure at companies really shortening? Yes, it is. http://t.co/yXeqxaXP4o, Apr 22
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