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Trabajo en hoteles: La clave para encontrar empleo en hostelería

Doris Benitez
Tiempo de lectura: 3 min

“Essential English. Knowledge of other languages ​​will be valued. ”

If you are looking for a job in hospitality, you will most likely see this phrase in job offers. And we all agree if we affirm that in the tourism sector the command of foreign languages ​​is fundamental.

What languages ​​are most in demand for a job in hotels?

First, and indisputably, English . The level required will depend on the position. For example, to be a receptionist or to be at an information point, in most cases, a high level of English will be needed, since the degree of interaction with the client is high. English is the key language of tourism, and you always have to continue studying and reviewing it to gain more vocabulary and fluency.

Looking at your resume, always highlight  what level you have in a language  (oral level? Written?), And especially if you have a certificate that accredits it. This will make the job of the contractor much easier (and be decided before by you if you have the level that the company seeks). Try to be as concrete as possible: it is not the same to say that you have a ” medium English ” to say that you have the First Certificate , for example.

In addition to English, there are also other highly demanded languages ​​that can differentiate you from other candidates, such as mastering German and / or French . In the case of English in hospitality, a high level is usually required, although in the rest of languages, a basic-medium level is likely to be correct. 

Do you need to improve your level?

If you are looking for a job, you are at a good time to improve your level in a language or embark on the adventure of learning a new language to add more things to your curriculum. The options to do it from home are many. We recommend you:

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