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En su opinión cual es el trabajo ideal para un políglota-which it is the ideal job for a polyglot?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/beadspitter

Depende enteramente del individuo. Unos tienen el capaz y el deseo por ser tranductores, pero otros no lo pueden o no quieren. Profesor, enfermera, autor...no puedo pensar de una profesión que no mejora para tener múltiple idiomas.

(Cómo siempre, lo siento por los errores.)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EddyMondino

Entiendo tu punto pero busco dedicarme a un trabajo donde hable multiples idiomas (: Descuida tienes buen Español

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/beadspitter

Lo siento. No soy utíl. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EddyMondino

Agradezco mucho tu opinión de cualquier manera ñ.ñ

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SimoneBa
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Just knowing a dozen languages will get you nowhere. What you need is set of valuable skills. Of course, there are a number of low-skilled jobs, like waiting tables, or working as a hotel receptionist, where languages are useful and often required.

To get ahead in the professional world, however, what you need is technical expertise in a certain area, a specialism, and THEN languages can give you a huge advantage. This also goes for interpreters and translators. If you can translate legal or medical stuff, for example, you can earn top dollar.

Anyway, there are thousands of jobs where language skills are potentially useful, there is no "ideal". It entirely depends on the individual.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RuizAPR
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If you're still in school, you can major in international relations. You will need other skills besides just languages, but the languages are a very important resource. Many companies and businesses are now extremely international as well. English is not the only language of commerce. It is the primary, but knowing other languages will both provide a positive image to the company you represent and provide a mutual environment, where both sides make accommodations for the other.
Think of it like this: if you are being spoken to by two people: one who speaks your native language and one who speaks your second language. You're naturally going to hover toward the person you better understand, your native language. That is how many foreign companies are starting to be now: they have more options to trade with other companies in their language, and not having to use English all the time. You will become a valuable resource to your company if you can break down any communication barriers; that is why people from foreign (in relation to the U.S.) countries that can speak English in addition to their country's language are on average in higher managerial positions than their monolingual counterparts.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lisajanea

I definitely think you have to find what you enjoy and then expand your career to be able to work in other countries, for example I know of mining companies that have properties in many different countries and if you could understand what was happening in those cases and not need a translator you would be much more valuable to the company but first you would have to start with working in a mining company as an engineer, geologist etc. Same with a company who is say manufacturing in China if you can speak Chinese you are more likely able to get them a better deal. If you wanted a job that is just being able to use different languages every day, without building a different skill set first) I would say either a translator or tour guide but it depends on what your career goals are. I think it can be amazing for higher levels of management within a company but it depends on your skills and what you want to achieve in life, I think the best job is one that you enjoy going to.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lisajanea

This is a good article, I can't imagine being able to learn a language in 2 weeks!!! Make my years of learning spanish and not fluent despite living here seem so sad, hahaha http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/8/26/polyglots-get-thejobs.html

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EddyMondino

Thanks a lot my fiend :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EddyMondino

Thanks a lot for you comment, I served for reflection. I have curiosity What do you do for a living? (:

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RuizAPR
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I am still in high school, but I am in an internship for information technology, and I plan to major in Civil Engineering. However, I plan to use my linguistic skills as well, but for the most part I learn language for language's sake.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissThorson

I heard once that at certain airports you have to know more than five languages. I don't know how accurate that is. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EddyMondino

Maybe is interesting thank a lot

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissThorson

:D

3 years ago