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Author(s): Ľubomíra Moravcová, Ľudmila Maďarová, Serhiy Moroz

Title: The Role of Foreign Languages for Career Growth Perspective of University Graduates in the Nitra Region

Source: International Scientific Days 2018 :: Towards Productive, Sustainable and Resilient Global Agriculture and Food Systems :: Proceedings

ISBN: 978-80-7598-180-6


Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR, Prague

PY, pages: 2018, 1978-1985

Published on-line: 2018-11-09

Language: eng

Abstract: The world of business is dramatically expanding, businesses compete in both domestic and foreign markets. Every day, more and more domestic companies move into international activities such as joint ventures, oversees investments, imports and exports, as well as expansions into foreign markets. Many companies are trying to compete in the field of international trade, even on the global level. The growth in the area of international marketplace can provide exciting career possibilities for university and college undergraduates. More and more opportunities are open for students in international carreers. The article reflects changes in the current workplace regarding many business companies within the country of Slovakia. It also attracts one’s attention to changes regarding students´ familiarity with searching for attractive jobs on the one hand, but on the other hand it is related to changes in companies´ familiarity with searching for potential candidates, especially university graduates mastering one or more foreign languages. Bilingualism and multilingualism offer a competitive advantage to both companies operating in the domestic and international business markets as well as to university graduates who pursue their career in them.

Keywords: foreign languages, career development, workplace, university graduates

JEL Classification: I00, I23, F15

Rights:Open Access :: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 International Licence
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