Graduate recruits weak in foreign language skills (Ireland)
May 13, 2015
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“A survey of employers has found high satisfaction levels with the quality of Irish graduate recruits.
However, it identified weakness in some areas including foreign language proficiency.
25% of employers indicated a future skills shortage in languages and also engineering.
25% also said they had a specific requirement for language skills, which rises to 33% among foreign employers.
That is one of several reasons why foreign-owned businesses are more likely than Irish-owned companies to employ a graduate from outside Ireland.”
Read more @ http://www.rte.ie/news/2015/0513/700689-employers-survey/
Languages do matter!