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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 add languages to your resume. Read on and learn how to boost your job application with resume language skills, with detailed explanations on where to put language levels on a resume.
This guide will show you:
How to write language skills in resumes to prove more valuable than the other candidates.
How to describe language proficiency on a resume and determine your fluency level.
This article has been reviewed by our editorial team to make sure it follows Zety's editorial guidelines. We’re committed to sharing our expertise and giving you trustworthy career advice tailored to your needs. High-quality content is what brings over 40 million readers to our site every year. But we don't stop there. Our team conducts original research to understand the job market better, and we pride ourselves on being quoted by top universities and prime media outlets from around the world.
Dominika is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW) and job expert with a focus on career development and onboarding processes. She writes guides helping readers create winning resumes and manage various difficulties of the job hunt.
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