Adapting to new cultures and speaking foreign languages are the two biggest barriers for employees wanting to work abroad, survey of HR managers finds

92% of undergraduates surveyed by Universum and CEMS say they are keen to work abroad in the early stages of their career

Yet there are clearly obstacles, as only one in five (19%) of HR managers rate the geographic mobility of their young employees as strong

87% of HR managers believe speaking more than one language is important for future employability, while 89% of undergraduates agree

New research has found that HR managers see adapting to new cultures and speaking foreign languages as the two biggest barriers for employees wanting to work abroad.

 

19 Apr 2017