MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Receiving the most votes of all nominees in any category, LanguageLine Solutions' eLanguage Proficiency Test (eLPT) wins the PEOPLE'S CHOICE STEVIE® AWARD for Favorite New Product in the 13th annual American Business AwardsSM. Recently launched by LanguageLine Academy®, the eLPT is an innovative, online, web-based test designed to easily integrate with HR platforms like HireIQ, HireVue, and Taleo, or company intranets, to seamlessly assess the fluency and competency of bilingual and interpreter staff, as well as candidates for hire. The People's Choice Stevie Awards will be presented on Friday, September 11, 2015 in San Francisco.
In May, the eLPT was also named a Finalist to receive the 2015 American Business Award in the New Product category. The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
LanguageLine Solutions provides interpreting and translation in more than 200 languages to ensure accurate communication to non-English and limited English speaking persons. As an integral part of the portfolio, LanguageLine Academy provides testing and training to certify bilingual staff language proficiency and interpreting skills in medical, legal, financial and business situations.
Many organizations, like contact centers, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, and retail service centers rely on staff members to communicate with customers. The eLPT offers online delivery of the Language Proficiency Test, allowing for quicker, less expensive, more convenient fluency testing, with results rated by professional evaluators.
"All of us at LanguageLine Solutions are delighted the eLPT won the People's Choice Stevie Award. The eLPT is helping our clients compete in today's global economy by enabling them to utilize their bilingual and interpreting staff with confidence. Winning the award is a testament to the eLPT's ease of use, making it a seamless, customer-centric, solution for organizations seeking to provide outstanding service, and mitigate risk of misunderstandings and costly mistakes," stated Dave Bethea, LanguageLine Solutions' Vice President of Marketing and Sales Operations.
The People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite New Products are a feature of The American Business Awards in which the general public can vote for their favorite new products and services of the year. More than 16,000 votes were cast in 40 people's choice categories this year. All new products and services to be honored in the ABA's new product categories were included in people's choice voting.
More than 3,300 nominations were submitted to this year's American Business Awards for consideration in a wide range of categories, including New Product or Service of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Startup of the Year, among others.
Details about The American Business Awards, the complete list of People's Choice Stevie Award winners, and the list of all new product award finalists in this year's ABAs are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About LanguageLine Solutions®
LanguageLine Solutions, the global leader in innovative language access solutions for more than 30 years, provides the highest quality over-the-phone, LanguageUC® video remote, and onsite interpreting, translation and localization, as well as bilingual and interpreter testing and training. Trusted by more than 25,000 clients to enable their communication in any situation with the growing limited English proficient and the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing populations, we provide the industry's most dependable access to highly trained and professional interpreters and translators in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. LanguageLine Solutions facilitates 24,000,000 calls every year; that's a new human connection every second. www.languageline.com
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards programs receive more than 10,000 nominations from organizations in more than 60 nations each year. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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Source: LanguageLine Solutions