Should I put languages on my resume?

Language skills are great for adding content to your resume. If you’re putting together your first resume, or a student resume, language skills show your ability to learn quickly and your ability to apply knowledge to real-world situations.

How do you put multilingual on a resume?

How to Feature Bilingual Skills on a Resume

  1. Add Your Native Proficiency to the Skills Section.
  2. Mention You’re Bilingual in the Resume Profile.
  3. Think About Bilingual Experience From School.
  4. Adjust Your Work Experience to Show Your Bilingual Skills.

How do you describe language skills?

You can describe your language skills as Basiс, Conversational, Fluent, or Proficient. Basic – you can communicate on simple topics or know some phrases in this language. Conversational – you can communicate on everyday topics with minor grammar or vocabulary mistakes but you can’t write in this language.

How do you list bilingual in a job description?

1. Use both languages in the job description. To attract bilingual candidates, you need to showcase the languages your client needs in the job description. Half of the description might be written in one language and the other half written in the other language.

What level is considered fluent?

Level five means you are entirely fluent in a language. You were raised speaking the language or have spoken it long enough to become proficient in it.

What is my language level?

Our Levels Explained

CEFR*/ ACTFL** Reference CEFR* Level Names ACTFL** Level Names
A2 Elementary Intermediate (Low/Mid)
B1 Intermediate Intermediate High
B2 Upper Intermediate Advanced (Low/Mid/High)
C1 Advanced Superior

Can you put a language requirement in job description?

Answer from HR Pro: In general, there is nothing discriminatory about requiring that applicants know an additional language, provided that speaking the language is actually something that is necessary for them to perform the job.

How do you mention language skills in a cover letter?

How to include language abilities on a cover letter. Language abilities should be included using paragraph-style writing. When including details about relevant working experience, you may include the language ability as a full sentence in the same paragraph.

How do you use inclusive language in a job description?

How do you write an inclusive job description?

  1. Create an inclusive style guide.
  2. Avoid gender-coded language.
  3. Remove jargon and offensive language.
  4. Highlight inclusive benefits and accommodations.
  5. Include an EEO / fair hiring statement.