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You might be wondering: I speak a second language—but should I include languages in my resume? That’s a good question! Psycholinguist Frank Smith once said, “One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”
Do you want your resume to open doors and land you that job? Then definitely add a language section to your resume. Read on and learn how to boost your job application with resume language skills, with detailed explanations on where to put languages on a resume.
This language skills resume guide will show you:
How to write language skills in resumes to prove more valuable than the other candidates.
How to describe language skills on a resume and determine your fluency level.
Levels of language proficiency resume examples.
What to know about language proficiency levels, language scales, and frameworks.
Christian is a career expert and Certified Professional Resume Writer who has been writing for Zety since 2017. From job hunting to acing interviews to settling in on the first days at a new career, his guides cover the entire career spectrum.