Learning a second language which is spoken by millions of people across the world is always an added advantage for your career. Learning Spanish has become more popular these days and it is the second most studied language across the globe after English. If few people are doing it, then we can say that they are learning for fun. But if the number of people learning the language, makes it the second mostly studied language, then there is something to think about. Without any potential benefit, it is difficult to attract that many people. As many people find it as a good source of income, Spanish became that popular. Let us see how learning Spanish increases the employment opportunities.
In many developed countries like US there are more number of Hispanics who can speak only Spanish and very poor to speak English. Since they occupy major part of the population more and more employers are looking for bilingual candidates who can speak both Spanish and English to meet their Hispanic base of customers. This way a person who knows Spanish has better opportunities when compared to the person who is well qualified but knows only English.
Moreover, in the Global arena people who speak Spanish often have opportunities to work in trade and business fields. When compared to only English speakers, these bilingual employees are receiving a larger salary. Furthermore, the positions for these bilingual candidates are becoming more common not only in translation fields but also in different professions like nursing, teaching, medical, marketing, sales and so on.
This is how learning Spanish increases your job opportunities and puts you ahead of the crowd.