Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Gerald Moore/Workforce Development Team

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Are you bilingual? Are you looking for an employer hiring people who speak more than one language? In today’s competitive job market, many employers are looking for individuals who are able to speak more than one language. Increasing globalization means that the demand for people who can communicate across borders is higher than ever.

Learning another language can greatly expand your professional horizons. Not only does it increase your chances of earning a higher salary, it opens up a world of opportunities for travel and will significantly enhance your skill set. Check out this article from Indeed.com that lists the 13 Best Careers for Bilinguals.

In this blog, we have put together a list of websites featuring job boards for bilingual speakers along with some sites specifically geared towards our Latine and Hispanic communities of patrons. We also take the opportunity to highlight the online database Mango Languages.

Check out the list below to access website job boards for bilingual job seekers.

AllBilingualJobs.com – Browse jobs by employer, keyword, or state. This extensive network of job boards gives jobseekers free access to 264,455 jobs and benefits millions with 341,041 pages served over the last 30 days.

BilingualCrossing.com – site locates and classifies jobs on every source it can find and provides its highly specialized research to job seekers, recruiters and other job sites throughout North America.

GetBilingualJobs.net – website boost a growing community of Bilingual job seekers and employers. This site is touted as your one-stop resource for finding and filling Bilingual positions.

 

And here is a list of websites with job boards specifically for people of Latine and Hispanic descent.

Accesolatino.org – an online site with information, guidance and tools for Latine immigrants, whatever their immigrant status, inside the United States and Mexican territory.

iHispano – no charge for job seekers to use site or obtain a job through the site. Owned by the Professional Diversity Network. Connects diverse talent with great opportunities.

LatPro - acts as a conduit between the career focused professional and potential employers. Offers an extensive selection of online resources designed to facilitate connections between recruiters and prospective candidates for employment. These resources include an online resume database (featuring the active profiles of over 100,000 skilled and experienced jobseekers), regularly updated newsletters and tutorials carefully crafted to help multilingual and multicultural professionals find lucrative and rewarding careers with top-level employers throughout the country.

If you are looking to learn a new language, Mango Languages, our online language-learning system, might be the perfect resource to jumpstart your bilingual education.  Users can take a course in Spanish, French, English for Spanish speakers, Italian, Japanese, Brazilian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, or one of many other languages. You can access this database freely through the Charleston County Public Library website with your library card and PIN number. Just click on the RESEARCH tab near the top right of the library home page to access the list of online databases.

You can find computers and free Wi-Fi at Charleston County Public Libraries to assist you with these steps. Visit the Charleston County Public Library website by clicking here to learn about library locations currently open for in-person services, what to expect inside our branches and our expanded hours of operation.  

With a little bit of practice and self-patience, you will be ready to take on the next steps in your future career. If you would like more information about how to apply for jobs online, assistance in finding resources, tips on how to get the job-hunting process started or more, please reach out to us at CCPL by email, chat, or text. Remember, you are not alone.