Uber wants to overcome the language barriers you sometimes encounter Hitchhiking. edge Say Uber has Cooperation Work with Rosetta Stone to provide free language courses through its Driver app. Both Uber and Uber Eats drivers can use this feature to learn any of Rosetta Stone’s 24 languages. They can even get materials suitable for common carpooling scenarios.
Drivers need to achieve gold, platinum or diamond status through the Uber Pro program in eligible countries/regions (including most of the Americas, the United Kingdom, India, and Spain).
These courses come with another career plan. Drivers in certain countries (including many from the Rosetta program) can request a letter of achievement to help them apply for a job.
Uber is not shy about the official reasons for these two measures. Many of its drivers are either immigrants (unlikely familiar with the local language), or they see language and carpooling as the key to expanding opportunities. Uber realizes that driving for the company may be just a “temporary stop” on the career path-which gives employees better opportunities for promotion.
Uber has practical incentives. The more languages spoken by drivers, the more likely it is that these drivers will receive positive reviews and encourage repeat customers. Career incentives can also encourage more drivers to register for Ub first, even if they end up spending less time in this role.
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