Demand for Multilingual Recruitment Blooming!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

LONDON, March 7, 2011 - Despite unemployment figures rising across UK and Europe after the
"European Recession" in 2009, the demand for multilingual recruitment is
still thriving with UK employers according to Top Language Jobs, Europe's
largest online job board for bilingual and multilingual candidates.

In line with increased globalization, many companies with their head
office in the UK have started trading in various geographical locations
bringing many challenges including speaking to their worldwide based
customers and clients in their own language. As a result, many companies in
the UK are employing bilingual and multilingual professional's year on year
that would help serve the needs of trading in international markets. Various
European Shared Service Centres as well as Call Centres have opened
throughout the UK to meet the needs of large international companies with a
demand for multilingual professionals.

More over, a majority of the vacancies posted in 2010 by UK companies for
language professionals have been looking for German (, French (, Italian ( and Dutch ( speaking professionals
proving candidates with these language skills to be most in demand for the
multilingual job market in the UK.

As many would expect when considering multilingual recruitment, it is not
Education roles or Translating and Interpreting roles which is in demand.
According to the chart below, we can see that almost half of the jobs posted
are suitable for graduates, closely followed by Customers Services,
Marketing, Sales and Administration to be the most popular job sectors which
require foreign languages skills within the UK.

Foreign Language Jobs by Industry in 2010

It is apparent that multilingual recruitment is strong and growing in the

Language professionals with industry skills living in the UK are
encouraged to look at, and register their CV
free of charge to start applying for the ever increasing demand for
multilingual professionals from companies in the UK and throughout Europe.

Contact: Aytac Irfan, MD, +44(0)2089207933

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