The Need for Bilingual Workers in Massachusetts

graduation-150x150The new research brief The Growing Need for Bilingual Workers in the Massachusetts Economy has been released by the bipartisan Partnership for a New American Economy.

As employers strive to increase their competitiveness in the global economy, they are increasingly seeking candidates who have the language skills necessary to communicate with a diverse customer base, and with operations and competitors overseas. This research brief explores the growing demand for bilingual talent in Massachusetts from some of the state’s biggest industries and employers, and highlights the need to attract and promote language diversity in Massachusetts’ workforce among both foreign-born and U.S.-born workers. Read more….