Learning a second language can have many benefits, from making communicating with your fellow human beings easier to being able to earn more, travel and find new jobs. In terms of the job market, it can be super rewarding. and offer a great way to earn more. The best languages to consider, in terms of employment, are as follows.
Spanish: Over 500 million people in the world speak Spanish and it is the official language in four continents. By learning Spanish you increase your employability across the globe immensely.
French: France is the 5th largest economy in the world and 3rd most invested in so that alone offers up employment opportunities but French is spoken in places as far flung as Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, and North and sub-Saharan Africa.
German: Shown to earn you the most, on average in terms of bonuses, out of other languages at 3.8%.
Mandarin: The most widely spoken language in the world, this is a Chinese dialect and with China having nearly 1/6th of the world’s population and one of the fastest growing economies, it could be worth learning.
Arabic: With the oil boom making the Arab world one of the wealthiest parts of the globe, there is an abundance of markets to tap into.
With a second language being advantageous in almost every field of work, here we look at some of the best opportunities you can get.