RECRUITMENT - The language of labor

  • 2007-07-04
  • By Talis Saule Archdeacon
RIGA - In today's rapidly changing Baltic labor market, languages are playing a more important role than ever in finding a job. As an increasing number of international companies begin to take hold here, the languages needed for landing the best jobs are also changing. "The first reason to learn English is for a job, mostly because of international companies," Inga Zeida, director of the Riga office of Berlitz, an international language training company, told The Baltic Times. "With 60 percent of our clients, the company is paying for them [to learn a language]," she said. Zeida noted...
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