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How can languages further your career?

Updated Thursday, 3rd June 2021

Discover how speaking a different language can make you more employable with this short video.

Many people assume learning languages can only further your career if you work in teaching, translation, or the travel industry. Watch this video to hear how people in many different professions have benefitted from speaking languages.

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From an employer's perspective too, there's growing evidence of the impact of language skills. A 2021 report from Aston Business School (comprising a survey of 415 UK Small Medium Enterprises) statistically shows that language capabilities add 30% in value to exporting success.

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