Accent Reduction online by Judy Tobe

Beware - Your Accent May Be Affecting Your Credibility

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In a recent survey, communication skills were cited as the single most important decisive factor in choosing employees. The survey, conducted by the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Business School (, points out that communication skills, including written and oral presentations, as well as an ability to work with others, are the main factors contributing to job success.

In this article, one can clearly see how the accent of a non-native English speaking physician can affect his credibility and pose significant risks to his patients.

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