U.S. Businesses Need More Multilingual Employees
According to a survey of 1,200 managers and human resources professionals familiar with their organization’s foreign language needs, U.S. employers are losing business opportunities because they can’t find employees who are able to communicate in languages other than English. A groundbreaking industry report, based on a survey conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs for ACTFL as part of its Lead with Languages campaign, with support from Language Testing International and Pearson LLC, includes new data that underscore the vital need for language skills in the U.S. workplace and the impact on the U.S. economy.
What Foreign Languages Mean for U.S. Employers