What workplace skills does languages develop?
Adaptability: Being able to adapt to changing situations
at work is useful in all careers from business and finance roles to team leadership and freelance work.
Independence: Many jobs involve lone working and the ability to make decisions and take the initiative and this is something that all employers prize in candidates.
Problem solving: Engineers, designer, medical professionals, social workers and teachers must all think creatively to overcome problems every day.
And one you might not have thought of...
Leadership: Not just important for entrepreneurs, managers and HR professionals. Leadership is the ability to motivate your colleagues, customers and even your boss through calm, quiet confidence and competence.