Top 5 Benefits of Being a Bilingual

As the old saying goes: ‘it’s never too late to learn and explore something new.’ And when it comes to today’s generation, learning a second Language could prove as a big advantage for your career and personal growth.

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Still not convinced yet? Scroll on. This article will bless you with the top 5 perks of being a Bilingual.

1. You can boost your career level.

A second language will open many doors of opportunity for you. It gives you a competitive edge when searching for new jobs or performing better within your current career. Listed in this link are over a thousand-real time jobs which might be available for you regardless of your language. https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search

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2. You can expect a higher salary

Language speakers usually get a language premium on top of their salary once they got hired in the Philippines. This is the reason why the wage for Bilinguals is ranging from P70,000 to as much as P200,000 a month plus benefits. Check out the jobs in this link to see the actual pay that Bilingual job seekers can get. https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search

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3. You can get new connections.

No matter what Language you’re learning, you’ll most likely meet new people and make good connections. Aside from many people you will meet, you will also be immersed in the culture of the country, which language you are learning.

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4. You can improve your confidence

Learning a language means putting yourself out of your comfort zone, meeting and making new friends, and understanding more things than usual. Being immersed to a set up like this will undeniably hype-up your self-confidence which can take you to places. 

Now, if you’re a bilingual and would like to test this, why not try being employed as a Language speaker? You can see a thousand opportunities right here: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search

5. You will see the world

Being exposed to another language is often associated with being exposed to the culture of another country as well. With this, your judgements and perspective of the world will widen. You will be open to more knowledge which gives you access to a positive outlook of the world. 

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On top of this list, are still other lists of reasons why being a Bilingual is being in a completely different world. So what are you waiting for? It’s always not too late to start learning!

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バイリンガルになる5つのベネフィット

昔の人が言ったことに「何か新しいことを始めたり、学んだりすることに遅すぎることはない」という言葉がある。そして現代では、第二言語を学ぶことは、自分の成長はもとより、キャリアという観点でも大きなアドバンテージとなるかもしれない。

まだ、いまいちピンときていない?だったら読み進めよう。

バイリンガルになるとどんな良いことが待っているのかチェックしてみて。

 

  1. キャリアのレベルがぐっと上がる.第二言語は、様々な機会を得るためのドアを開けるカギとなる。現在のキャリアの中でももっと良いパフォーマンスが可能になるうえ、新しい仕事を探す際も、有利な要素として働く。以下のウェブサイトには、1000件を超えるリアルタイムのお仕事案件がリスト化されており、様々な言語話者に向けて募集が出ている。

    https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search 

  2. より高い給与が望める. 

    一般的にフィリピンで雇用される際は、何か他の言語が話せる人は、言語プレミアムが給与に加算される。ゆえにバイリンガルの給与は月に70,000ペソから200,000ペソの開きがあり、これにその他の手当てが付くといったところである。実際にバイリンガルが就職する際にどのくらいの給与が望めるのか以下のリンクをクリックして確認してみよう。

     https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search 

  3. 新しい人脈ができる.

    何語を勉強していても、新しい人たちに出会って、彼らといい関係を築く機会ができる。しかも、まだ見ぬ人々と出会うだけでなく、今あなたが学んでいる言語を使う、その国の文化にも触れることが出来る。

     

  4.  自信がつく.

    言語を学ぶという事は、自分自身のコンフォートゾーンから出ることである。会ったことのない人と出会い、友達をつくり、今までよりもっと多くのものを理解することである。こんな風に活動していくことで、絶対にあなた自身の自信につながる。

    もしあなたがバイリンガルで、その能力を試してみたいのなら、言語話者として働いてみよう。たくさんの仕事がここに:

    https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search

  5. 世界が見える.

    他言語に対して自分を開く、というのは往々にして他文化に対しても同様で、世界に対するあなたの価値観や知見は、より広く開かれたものになる。世界の素晴らしい側面をみることができるような知識を得ることができる。

     

    これらのトップ5の内容は同時に、

    「なぜバイリンガルになるということは、今までとは全く違った世界で生きることなのか」の理由トップ5にも同じくランクインしている。

    もう分かったでしょう?何を待っているの?

    学びを始めるのに遅すぎるということはないんだよ!

     

 

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5 Tips for Bilingual Job-Hunting in the Philippines

Are you a Bilingual Speaker who’s currently looking for a job? After the long Learning stage of acquiring a new language, it’s probably about time to put all that knowledge into something you’ll enjoy,—- a job perhaps, or something more established,— a career.

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Here are 5 things you need to know before you get into the interview stage with the hope of nailing a job and putting your language to good use.

5. Make sure that you’re truly a Bilingual

First off, you must be certain that you can indeed read, write and speak the language in a level suitable for a business and work setting.

You can check your skills by taking online tests of proficiency which are readily available on the internet. Though results may not be accurate, it can lead you close to the real deal of you being a Bilingual.

 

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Meanwhile, if you’re up for a more serious approach, you can always take up official Proficiency tests such as JLPT, TOPIK, HSK and IELTS. It might be a bit pricey but you can be assured that you’re investing in the right place.

 

4. Be honest about your Proficiency

While having a higher Language level gives you higher chances of getting hired, over-rating yourself can bring about high expectations to your interviewers, about you. They might assess you at a level you’re vaguely aware of, which can lead to a big-time interview or exam failure.

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Just be confident.

Whatever language level you have, be honest and stick with it until the very end. Having a low language proficiency doesn’t mean no job is suitable for you. In this website, (http://jknetwork-jobs.com/) you can find lists of career opportunities which are open for language levels starting from Conversational to Advanced. 

3. Research the company you are applying for.

Preparation can always be the best weapon. Make sure to check the company and the position that you’re interested in or which have matched your profile. Prepare a spiel in your language which can answer a probable question: ‘What do you know about our company?’

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Also familiarize yourself to terms and words associated to the position or job that you’re applying for and try translating those to your language. This can save you during interviews as these new words can allow you to navigate your thoughts and ideas more confidently.

2. Be Confident.

Most job interviews always take into consideration a percentage of how a candidate handles himself, regardless of language proficiency. Make eye contact all the time. It is important to demonstrate your skills to the interviewer not only as a Bilingual professional but also as a competitive applicant.

Don’t forget to smile every time you answer the questions. It will give you an aura of confidence to the interviewer.

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To be prepared, you can practice at home. In front of the mirror, you can talk to yourself as an interviewer. It may sound funny but it works. It will help you boost your confidence until you got rid of the jitters and the nerves

1. Follow up on your application.

Make a follow with the recruiter 24 hours – 48 hours after the interview. Show the company that you’re really interested in the position. If you have been told that you haven’t made it, ask them for honest feedback and the areas where you failed. You can have better use of it in the future.

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May you find these tips helpful in your search for better career opportunities. Just remember that aside from this article you always have the internet, your experiences and yourself to rely on regardless of your endeavour.

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Just always believe in ‘you’ and everything will follow!:)

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フィリピンでの就活についての5つのアドバイス

 

あなたは就活中のバイリンガルスピーカーではないですか?他言語習得の長い学習を終えて、その学びを何かあなたが楽しめることに生かす時期なのかもしれません。たとえばそれは仕事かもしれないし、もっと確かなもの、、キャリアかもしれません。

職を得たい、自分の言語能力を生かしたいという希望をもってインタビューに臨む、その前に知っておくべき5つのことを紹介します。

 

5. あなたが本当にバイリンガルかどうかを知る

まずは、自分がビジネスで働くうえで十分な言語レベルで、読み書きができるか、話すことができるかを確かめなければなりません。

インターネットでチェックできる言語の実力テストをオンラインで受けることができ、結果がそこまで正確には出ないにしろ、自分がバイリンガルかどうかを見極める材料になります。

一方で、もしより正確な方法を望むなら、JLPTやTOPIK、HSK 、IELTSなどの言語の公式実力テストも受けることができます。受験料は少し高いけれど、公式のテストを受けることは自分に対する投資だと思えば安いものです。

 

4. 自分の言語の実力に正直になる

 

高い言語レベルを持っていれば、就職のチャンスも多くなりますが、自分自身を過大評価しすぎると、面接官のあなたへの期待もますます高まり、面接も長引き、試験にも失敗してしまう可能性があります。

自信を持ちましょう。自分の言語スキルがどのレベルでも、正直に、そして最後の最後まで一生懸命に取り組みましょう。言語レベルが低いということによって、あなたに合う仕事が全くないという事はありません。

このウェブサイトの中には (http://jknetwork-jobs.com/)「会話レベル」から「上級レベル」までの言語レベルを持つ人向けに、お仕事の案件がリスト化されています。

 

3. 応募する会社について調べる

準備をしておくことは、いつでも大きな武器になります。あなたの興味のある、もしくは自分の履歴書にマッチするような会社や、その職種については調べておくようにしてください。「弊社について知っていることは何ですか?」という質問にあなたの言葉で答えられるように準備しておいてください。

また、あなたが応募する仕事やポジションの専門用語や関連のある言葉を知っておくようにし、自分の言語で翻訳できるように練習しましょう。そうすることで、面接の際に、専門用語や新たに学んだ言葉を使って、自分の意見やアイデアを、自信をもって説明することが可能になります。

 

 2. 自信を持つ

多くの就職面接では、言語の実力に関わらず、応募者がどのように振舞うかを見ています。どんな時もアイコンタクトをしましょう。そうすることで、面接官に自分は単にバイリンガルというだけではなく、その他の優れたスキルがあるということをアピールできるので重要です。

また、質問に答えるときは常に笑顔でいることを忘れないでください。そうすると面接官には、あなたが自信たっぷりのオーラを醸し出しているように見えます。

準備しておくためには、家で練習をしましょう。鏡の前では、面接官に話しかけることができます。変に聞こえるかもしれないけれど、これが効くんです。震えや緊張を取り除くほどの自信がつくはずです。

 

 1. 応募案件のフォローアップをする

面接後24~48時間はリクルーターに連絡を取り続けましょう。会社にいかに自分がそのポジションに興味があるかアピールしましょう。もし、面接に落ちても、率直なフィードバックをもらうようにし、どの点で自分が面接に落ちたのかを知りましょう。そして次の面接で役立たせましょう。

これらのアドバイスはあなたの就活にきっと役に立つと思います。この記事のほかにも、あなたにはインターネットがあるし、これまでの経験も、そして努力をしてきたあなた自身がついていることを忘れないでください。

いつでも「自分」を信じましょう。すべてはうまくいきます。

5 Don’ts in Job-hunting this Rainy Season

It’s cold even when the fan and the AC unit are turned off.

Even through the high-volume TV and the shrieks of the kids playing in the living room, you can hear the endless pitter-patter of the rain on your ceiling. Yet, somewhat you feel at ease.

An aroma of ginger, chilli leaves and oil wafted from the kitchen. ‘It must be Tinola for lunch’, you thought. Despite the smell and the rising mumble from your tummy, you chose to stay in your bed and sleep for more until somebody wakes you up for a cup of warm tea. ‘It’s a good thing. I’m home’, you thought.

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But what if it’s not the case? What if you have a job interview at 8:00 AM a few miles away from home? Or what if you have to take a final assessment for a job you badly wanted in the next hour? Or what if you’re jobless and is nearing the brink of bankruptcy?

You surely can’t enjoy lying around in bed despite the perfect rainy mood. No worries. We got you. Scroll on and see how these tips will guide you all throughout your job-hunting during this rainy season.

5. Don’t ever forget your umbrella. The most basic tip is, of course, getting equipped. No matter where you’re going or no matter how sunny the skies are,  don’t put in the hands of the fates your future of not getting wet right before a job interview.

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Interviewers wouldn’t surely accept an ‘it’s raining’ excuse once you appear un-groomed. Though skill over appearances is a good belief, you surely can’t run from ‘first impressions last‘.

4. Don’t go out unprepared. While securing an umbrella can sound like the best preparation, this No. 4 tip will add more sense to the term ‘being prepared’.

Make sure that you’ve gone through google maps (many times),  surveying the location of your job interview or assessment. If you have a handful of extra time beforehand, it’s a whole lot better to check the site in person.

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Rainy days can bring about a lot of unexpected congestion on roads and even public transport. Knowing two or more alternative routes headed to your interview site will work on your favor of arriving on time and on good terms.

3. Don’t rely on just the clothes on your body. Wearing your corporate attire is one of the fundamentals of job-hunting. It applies the same on all seasons. Yet a small splash of mud on your trousers or little specks of raindrops on your chest will make you wish someone made a law that you can wear casual clothes in interviews during the rainy season.

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Worry not. You can always bring extra tops, or polo, or slacks and socks, neatly folded in your bag. Worst-case scenarios may occur, you can be assured that you have something in your bag, one pull away.

2. Don’t rely on any weather forecast. If you’re a Filipino or someone who had stayed in the Philippines for a while now, you probably will have an idea that the months of June to August are wet seasons. You’ll expect and un-expect rainy days in random, that you’ll probably tune in a lot on weather newscast.

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A friendly tip here: Don’t rely too much on these forecasts and end up going unprepared. Always bring that bag of umbrella and extra suits with you, regardless of how the news mentioned that it’d be sunny the following day.

1. Don’t go hunting for jobs alone. You might be thinking that this no. 1 tip is for you to bring your friends. Well, that might sound like a good idea but we have a better suggestion; Go consult Head-hunting Firms for your Job hunting.

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Head-hunters are these private companies who are partnered with huge brands and corporations both in and out of the country. They are taking care of the job openings of the companies they’re connected with, which make them a pool of jobs (They usually have a range of 100 to 2000 job positions/openings).

Check out this one website which proves that you’ll get more chances of finding a suitable career-path once you seek for assistance from head-hunters. In almost 1,200 jobs that they got, surely five or more are waiting for you. (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)

Once you signed up with them, they will match your profile to as many jobs available in their records and will set you up, coach you and assist you in interviews or assessments and even lead you to the location of your schedules through the best and fastest routes, all for Free. If this may sound shady, don’t worry.  Head-hunting companies are deriving their incomes from their partner companies, thus you need not to have doubts on the Free-Assistance you can get.

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Still, summing all these up, the best thing you can do is be aware of your surroundings despite the weather. Stay warm, dry and smart all the times, while you’re out hunting for jobs.

 

 

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雨の季節の就職活動でやってはいけない5つのこと

 

扇風機やエアコンがついていなくても肌寒い季節。

リビングで大音量のテレビを見ていても、はたまた子供たちがそばで騒がしく遊んでいても、屋根を打つ雨の音が聞こえてくる、しかしなぜか落ち着くそんな季節。

〝お昼ご飯はTinola(チキンや魚のスープ)にちがいない″。生姜やチリを炒めた油の香りがキッチンからふわりと運ばれてくる。もうすでにおなかはぺこぺこなのに温かいお茶を入れてくれる誰かが起きてくるまで、もう少しベッドから出ないでおこうと決めた。〝ああいいな、家にいるって″、そう思うはずだ。

でもこんな風に家でリラックスできる状況じゃなかったら?もし、今日の朝8時からの面接のために、何キロも離れたオフィスまで行く必要があったら?もし、あと一時間で待ちに待った最終面接が始まるとしたら?もし、今仕事がなくて、いまにも破産しそうだったら?

本来なら幸せな雨の日のムードも、そんな状況だったら楽しめないに違いない。でも心配ご無用。私たちがいます。そんなあなたのために「雨の季節の就活」に役立つガイドを準備しています。スクロールして確認してみてください。

5.絶対に傘を忘れないこと

最も基本的なことは、もちろん雨に備えておくことです。どこに行くにも、どんなに空がきれいに晴れていても、絶対に面接前にびしょびしょになることは避けなければなりません。あなたのその傘を持つ手に、運命がかかっています。

 

4.準備なしで面接に臨まない

〝準備をしておくこと″は傘だけでは十分ではありません。

常にグーグルマップで自分の現在地を確認できるようにしておくこと、面接や試験の会場の場所を事前に把握しておくことが大事です。また現在自分がいる会場が本当に合っているかを確認することも重要です。

常にグーグルマップで自分の現在地を確認できるようにしておくこと、面接や試験の会場の場所を事前に把握しておくことが大事です。また現在自分がいる会場が本当に合っているかを確認することも重要です。

3.ただ服を着ているだけではダメ

ビズネスに適した服装のマナーは、就活の際にも大事なキーになります。季節関係なくピシッとしておかなければなりません。ズボンの裾に少し泥が飛んでいたり、少しでも肩が雨で濡れていたりすると、「雨の季節の面接にはピシッとした服装で臨む必要はないものとする」という法律の制定を望んでやまないような人に見られてしまいます。

簡単な事です。万が一雨にぬれてもいいように替えの上着やポロシャツ、スラックスや靴下を鞄に忍ばせていけばよいのです。

  1. 天気予報に頼ってはダメです。

もしあなたがフィリピン人で、またはフィリピンに長く住んでいるならきっとわかることだと思いますが、6月から8月は「ぬれる」季節です。予測できる雨もあれば、いきなり降ってくる雨もあり、ランダムに襲ってきます。毎日、天気予報を聞いている人もいるのではないでしょうか。ここでアドバイスですが、「天気予報を信用しすぎて、なにも準備しないで出かけることはないようにしましょう。」いくら天気予報が、「これから晴れの日が続きます。」といったとしても、常に鞄には傘を、また予備のスーツを入れておきましょう。

1.一人で就活しない

一番大事なアドバイスは、仕事を探している友達と一緒に就活をしよう、ということです。さらに付け加えるなら、友達を一緒に人材スカウト会社に就活について相談しよう、ということです。

人材スカウト会社は、有名な大企業やフィリピン国内外資本の企業などと提携しており、提携企業からの求人票を管理しています。(実際に100~2000件ほどの求人を抱えています。)

実際に下記のウェブサイトを見てみれば、人材スカウト会社が手厚いサポートしてくれ、あなたが希望するキャリア形成を手伝ってくれることがわかると思います。1200もの仕事が応募を待っています。(https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)

登録が完了したらすぐに、スタッフがあなたのプロフィールにあった仕事の案件を紹介し、面接もセッティングしてくれます。また面接や試験の準備、面接会場の連絡や日程の調整なども「無料」でまた「最短のルートで」おこなってくれます。うさん臭いぞ、と思ったそこのあなた。だいじょうぶです。人材スカウト会社は提携している企業から契約金を得ているので、お仕事を探しているあなたは無料で就職のサポートを受けられます。

あたたかい格好をし、常に乾いた状態で、賢く仕事を見つけましょう。

 

Top 5 Hot Languages You Should be Speaking by Now

It’s undeniable that today is an era where communication is at its peak. In seconds, it won’t take us tears and sweat to say hello to someone in Iceland, all the way from Africa. Now, imagine how good it will be if you can maximize this situation by not only knowing how to say hello as plain as it is but saying it in the language that the person on the other end of the line can fully understand.

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Of course, the above concept is just the tip of the iceberg. There’s a bigger portion that you can benefit from once you unlocked a skill connected to this. And yes. This is where studying a language or utilizing it to the fullest, sounds like a good idea.

Now, whether you’re already proficient in a language, have a language in mind, or is still clueless on what to learn, scroll on. This article listed the top languages you should be speaking by now, why you should invest in these and what’s waiting for you upon learning such.

5. French.

SIL International – USA published an Ethnologue in 2018, claiming French to be the 6th most spoken language of the world. This rank equates to around 442,000,000 speakers globally. This is 442,000,000 people you can relate to.

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Career-wise, jobs for French speakers are evidently increasing on a monthly basis.  Check out this link for actual, real-time opportunities in the Philippines alone. https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=French&a=search.

The perks for each are also included, so enjoy!

4. German.

The German culture is an embodiment of color, power and fun. And if you want to have deeper access with their Norse mythology, beer craftmanship and world-famous classical music, probably the first thing to do is learn the language.

Don’t worry, if you’re about to invest in learning German or had already started learning such, it’s a guarantee that you’re headed the right way.

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The German economy is known to be the largest in Europe and 4th in the world. This resulted to fully established businesses expanding all over the world. This then resulted to a huge demand for a work-force equipped with the language.

Still in doubt, check out this link to see the hot 69 job positions available for German speakers across different industries: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=German&a=search

3. Korean. 

The expansion of Korean media in speed of light, all over the world brings us a clearer view on how beautiful the country and its culture is. Even without this article, probably a portion of you reading this had already thought how good it would be to learn hangeul, in writing, speaking and reading aspects.

Come on, who wouldn’t want to watch K-dramas and listen to K-pop songs without the need for subtitles?

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On top of this all, come take a look at the list of opportunities for Korean-speakers and how much you can benefit from these if you’re one. https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=korean&a=search

2. Mandarin. 

The Chinese economy is the 2nd largest in the world, only out-ranked by the USA as per Focus Economics 2019 poll. This created a chain reaction of huge number of career opportunities for Mandarin language speakers.  Click this blue-font texts to get access to 212 active job openings (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Mandarin&l=&q=).

Plus, with close to a billion speaker of the language you probably won’t feel out of place.

1.Japanese.

One of the three countries ranking as the world’s largest economies is Japan. Including this with the rich culture of the country, the lovely places and its disciplined nationals, there’s an endless list of things you will appreciate more once you know the Japanese language.

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(Or an endless list of things you can be a part of if this is the case. Click this out for the 350 places where you can utilize your Nihonggo: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Japanese&l=&q= )

Bonus points:

Now, if you know any of these languages or is looking into languages to learn which can step up your salary range. Check out the links connected to each language for the actual job opportunities.

* 56 job opportunities for Thai speakers( https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Thai&l=&q=)

*54 job openings for Spanish speakers (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Spanish&l=&q=)

*26 jobs for Vietnamese speakers (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Vietnamese&l=&q=)

*13 jobs for Portuguese speakers (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Portuguese&l=&q=)

and more here: https://jknetwork-jobs.com

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Still, at the end of the day, with or without opportunities, your choice of a language or a specific skill to learn will prevail. After all, your heart can be more powerful than your brain when it comes to things that you really really love.

 

今すぐに話せるようになるべき5つの言語

いま私たちは、まぎれもなくコミュニケーション時代の真っ只中に生きている。少し前までは、遠く離れたアフリカからアイスランドへ、ただ単にハローと、しかも共通言語の英語で言うことだけでも汗水たらしていたが、現在はそのようなことはない。そんなコミュニケーションの時代を最大限利用して、ただ単に英語で挨拶を投げかけるだけでなく、電話の向こう側にいる誰かと、その人が完璧に理解できるような言語で話せたらどんなに素晴らしいだろうか。

もちろん、こんな話はこの時代の氷山の一角に過ぎないのだけれど、あなたが一度は閉めてしまった他言語習得というドアを、今一度開けることが出来るならば、その奥に潜むメリットは、かつてないほど大きなものになっている。そう、今一番大事なのは、精一杯言語を学び利用することである。

今、すでに何かしらの言語を流暢に話せて、他言語でものを考えるレベルに達していても、もしくはまだ何の言語を学ぼうか悩んでいても、最後まで記事をスクロールしてみてほしい。そうすれば、今話せるようになるべき言語は何か、なぜその言語なのか、そして習得した先には何が待っているのかがわかるに違いない。

5. フランス語

SILインターナショナルUSAが2018年に出版した「Ethnologue」によると、フランス語は世界で6番目に話者人口が多いとされている言語で、約4億4千200万人が世界各地でフランス語を話している。つまり、フランス語を学べば4億4千200万人と話をすることが出来るようになるということだ。

また、フランス語話者への仕事は毎月確実に増えてきている。ぜひ以下のリンクを開いて、フィリピン国内でどれほどのフランス語話者求人が出ているか確認してみてほしい。https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=French&a=search

さまざまなベネフィットも掲載されているので要チェック!

4. ドイツ語

ドイツの文化は色彩、力強さ、楽しさ、という要素をそのままに体現している。またもし、古代スカンジナビアの神話や職人が作るビール、世界的に有名なクラシック音楽などに興味があれば、きっとドイツ語を学ぶ最初のステップになるだろう。

もし、今ちょうどドイツ語を勉強しようと思っている人も、また、もう勉強し始めていてる人も心配することはない。学んだことはすでにアドバンテージになっている。

ドイツの経済はヨーロッパ諸国内で最も規模が大きく、世界では4番目に大きいといわれている。つまりドイツの経済は世界各国に広がっており、ドイツ語を話すことが出来れば、ドイツ企業の大きな需要に乗っかることが出来る。

その証拠に様々な業種でドイツ語話者の募集が最新69ものポジションで行われているのでチェック!https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=German&a=search

3. 韓国語

韓国のメディアは光の速さで世界中に拡散しており、それらを見る限り、韓国の美しい風景や文化に触れることが出来る。この記事を読まないまでも、ハングルを学び韓国語を話すことがいかに良いかはきっとすでに多くの人が知っていることだろう。

韓流ドラマやK-popを字幕なしで楽しみたくない人なんているのだろうか。

同じく、韓国語話者の募集をチェック!

2. マンダリン

中国の経済の規模は世界で二番目に大きい。2019年の「Focus Economics」投票でアメリカに一位を奪われただけだといわれているほどだ。これもつまりは、マンダリン話者には多くの就職の機会が用意されているということである。今、212ものポジションが募集を行っているのでチェック!https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Mandarin&l=&q=

忘れてならないのが、マンダリンを学べば10億人もの人と話せるようになるということ。

1.日本語

アメリカ、中国に続いて、経済規模3位の国は日本だ。日本の豊かな文化、美しい景観、教養のある国民に加えて、ここには書ききれないほどたくさんの利点が、日本語を学ぶことにはある。

(ここにも、たくさんの利点が載っているのでチェック!日本語が生かせる350もの仕事があるよ。https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=Japanese&l=&q= )

最後に

今、もしこれらの言語のうち勉強していたり、勉強しようと思っている人は給料アップのチャンス!下記のリンクをクリックして、何語の仕事がどれだけあるか確認してみよう!

  • タイ語話者へ56の仕事
  • スペイン語話者へ54の仕事
  • ベトナム語話者へ26の仕事
  • ポルトガル語話者へ13の仕事
  • もっと見る: https://jknetwork-jobs.com

 

今、仕事を探していてもいなくても、何かの言語を学ぶこと、特別なスキルを身に着けることが、役に立つ日はいつか必ずやってくる。本当に没頭できる何かを見つけたとき、頭で考えるよりも先に、こころがそれを継続することを選ぶに違いない)

 

 

 

5 Highly-Crucial Things, every Bilingual speaker should know about the Philippines

Howdy! 

‘Mind if we do a quick checkup?

  1. Are you a Filipino who can speak Foreign language/s?
  2. Are you a Foreigner who would love to visit, work and stay in the Philippines?

If you are either of these, then you’re in for a treat. We have tons of fun and profitable facts, ideas, and knowledge,  clamped in this article. Be equipped with the must-knows and be mind-blown of the unknowns. Scroll on to start.

5. The Volume of the Career Opportunities. Over the years, the Philippines had been a magnet for Foreign investors. Big brands had one by one expanded their operations in the country which resulted to a lot of opportunities for Filipinos and even Foreign job-seekers.Group of People Watching on LaptopImage source: pexels.com

In this website alone, (http://jknetwork-jobs.com/) close to a thousand active job opportunities (exclusive to Bilinguals) are available. The said jobs are across different positions and career levels. Certainly, something big is waiting for you!

Tell your friends about this and help them change their lives for the better.

4. The Industries of the Career Opportunites. The jobs available in the Philippines for Bilinguals are not only concentrated on BPO or contact centre-related jobs. About 700 talents with Language skills (regardless of whether they’ll be Filipinos or Foreigners) are needed for IT, Finance and Accounting, Human Resource, Marketing and Sales, Logistics, Tourism, Hotel and Casino, Aeronautics, Architecture, Engineering, Science and Research, Education and more. So if you have any hidden talents or have majored in any field mentioned above, we sure have something for you right here: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)

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3. The Location of the Career Opportunities. Now, let’s proceed to the location. If you’re already interested in working in the Philippines but is considering the thought of staying in the Metro, no worries. These opportunities are scattered throughout the Philippines.

If you love the country-kind of vibe with mountains, and spacious roads, click here (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)  and type in the province of your choice. Otherwise, if you don’t mind working and living in a city of skyscrapers, heavy traffic and noisy nights, feel free to type in any city in the Philippines you prefer, on the location search button on this page (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)

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2. The Benefits brought about by the Career Opportunities. If you’re hired as a Bilingual in the Philippines, chances are you can enjoy a lot of benefits on top of your monthly wage. Ranging from free meals to free accommodation, shuttle services, HMO benefits, Allowances and  Incentives, Paid training outside the country and the list still goes on with VISA Processing and Air tickets for Foreign Bilinguals. Don’t believe it yet? Check this list out and let the perks speak for themselves (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search)

1. The Salary Package of the Career Opportunities. Filipinos mostly study Japanese, Korean, German, Spanish and more languages to work overseas in thought that they can earn more. In the jobs that they can get in other countries, their salary ranges from 80,000-100,000 PHP. Now think about the expenses and cost of living, plus the fees that they need to pay for their stay while living away from their families and homes.

Meanwhile, a Filipino who can speak a Foreign language/s and who got hired as a Bilingual in the Philippines can get paid at 70,000 to as much as 200,000 PHP a month. Now think about the cost of living in the country which is relatively cheaper than that outside, plus the lack of VISA and other fees that they need to pay.

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Foreign Bilinguals, on the other hand, can get paid at 80,000 to 200,000 PHP depending on their experiences and the kind of job that they will be hired in. Now put into the equation the fact that all companies in the Philippines (hiring Foreign Bilinguals) provide VISA processing, what more can you possibly ask for?

Bonus notes:

  1. Companies require at least a basic to conversational level of the Foreign language proficiency among Filipino Bilinguals. While they look into the English proficiency of Foreign candidates.
  2. The Salary of a Bilingual is higher compared to Non-Bilinguals because the use of a language is getting paid at 30,000 to 60,000 PHP on top of the basic salary. (This depends) This breakdown is termed as the Language Premium.Man Wearing Black and White Stripe Shirt Looking at White Printer Papers on the WallImage source: pexels.com

The things you need to know don’t end in this list. There’s a much bigger bucket of facts that we can share with you through our future articles. And if you can’t wait for that, feel free to get in touch with us. We’re available on Facebook, Skype, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, or on this line: 245 2829.

We’re waiting for you to learn and know more with us! ‘Til next time.

Lots of love,

J-K Network Team

 

 

Top Hot Job Locations in the Philippines

Almost everyone (if not all) looks into a lot of things before considering a job. One of these is the location.

Approximately 80% of the working population are into: “My workplace should be 5-20 minute away from home. I don’t want to get additional loads of stress from travelling to and from work.”

The remaining 20% are into: “Independence! I better work far from home. I can have a lot of freedom to eat what I want, go where I want and stay out as long as I want.” Either way, the bottom line of both is: “I-need-to-do-some-research-on-where-I’ll-work-or-it-will-affect-my-job-performance-in-the-future-sooner-or-later.”

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Sit back folks. We made this ‘research’ just for you. Scroll through this list of top Job Locations in the Philippines and decide where will you belong.

5. Cavite. You don’t want to leave the convenience and ease of access of the city life but you’re quite tired of the busy and noisy set-up of the Metro, then this location is perfect for you.

The haven of the biggest local and international manufacturing companies are situated in this region, bringing about a stable list of career opportunities in different career levels, languages, salary ranges and job positions. (For real-time job openings in the Cavite, click here: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Cavite&q=)

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Abundant with shopping centers, food and entertainment sites and only an hour and a half drive from Manila, Cavite is a good place to enjoy the convenience of the city and the peace of the country all in one.

Bonus points: The same vibe of living/working in Cavite can be derived in Laguna, Baguio, Pampanga and the nearby provinces around Metro Manila. (For job openings in these locations see these links:

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25 jobs in Laguna: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Laguna&q=

14 jobs in Batangas: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Batangas&q=

15 jobs in Pampanga: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Pampanga&q=

12 jobs in Subic:https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Subic&q=

17 jobs in Bulacan:https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Bulacan&q=

4. Cebu. Known as the queen city of the South, Cebu serves as Visayas’ version of Metro Manila. With a fully functioning international sea and air port, the city is home to global and international corporations of different industries. With hundreds of beautiful beaches and exotic delicacies, the place is sanctuary to adventurers and travelers.

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Now add to this list the relatively cheaper cost of living against the commodity prices in Manila, what can you possibly ask for? (For job opportunities in Cebu right now, click here: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Cebu&q=)

Bonus points: Davao also offers a somewhat similar career opportunities. (Click out this link for actual job openings: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Davao&q=)

3. Manila. Being the capital of the country and the home to Chinese Community, the city is a patchwork of businesses, both local and international. With it were job, career and business opportunities. (For a list of opportunities, scroll through this : https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Manila&q=)

2.Quezon City. The largest city in the Philippines with the largest shopping center, largest event’s arena and largest Telecommunication networks housed the largest of businesses and corporations.

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Housing and accommodation in this area is cheaper compared to the other metro cities, making it more attractive to job-seekers. On this link are 66 sample career opportunities for your checking: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Quezon+City&q=

1.Taguig. Looking for a real haven of job opportunities where you can go job-jumping?[Not suggesting that you do this:)] Well, Taguig is the best place for you. With over a thousand huge corporations in operation and with the best luxury restaurants, coffee shops and entertainment centers lining every single street, the place is every corporate-people’s choice.

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The cost of accommodation is a bit expensive, but public transportation to all points of the country are plenty. For actual 245 job openings in Taguig, click on this link: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Taguig&q=

Bonus points: Close to Taguig (distance and vibe-wise) are all the other cities listed below with the job opportunities available real time:

201 jobs in Makati:https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Makati&q=

104 jobs in Pasig: https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Pasig&q=

72 jobs in Mandaluyong:https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Mandaluyong&q=

31 jobs in Pasay:https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=Pasay&q=

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May this list help you in your choice. And may your choice be a place where you’ll really feel at home.

Cheers!

 

 

Top 10 Hot Jobs for Filipinos

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Filipinos are known to be a globally-minded bunch of professionals. But before this, we are our country’s pride as a reliable workforce, locally speaking. We can be the best in whatever path we put our hearts and minds into.

Taking this into consideration, we bring you the top 10 hot jobs for Filipinos in this article. Scroll down and see what will be the perfect match for you.

10. Executive Secretary. Be the support of the biggest and most influential CEO’s and executive managers in the Philippines. While getting first-hand expertise on the administrative and professional world, get paid at 25,000.00 PHP – 30,000.00 PHP a month.

Check out a sample here:(https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=executive+secretary&a=search&jobnum=2018000403)

9. Engineers. The market for engineers branch out to a number of specialties: Service Engineers, Civil, Mechanical, Project, Sales and many more. If you think you’re a match to any of these, check this link out for more details: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=Mechanical+Engineer&a=search). The pay ranges from 17,000.00 PHP to as much as 70,000.00 PHP depending on specialty and experience.

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8. Program Developers. Your proficiency in Java and PHP development can take you to places. This link contains a number of job opportunities for those who have a background in IT and are Tech savvy, regardless of the experience. (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=PHP+developer&a=search&jobnum=2019000048)

Check and see what salary bracket you deserve from 100,000.00 PHP – 120,000.00 PHP, 90,000.00 PHP – 100,000.00 PHP or 30,000.00 PHP – 60,000.00 PHP gross. 

7. Program designers. Have the chance to work closely with a team of like minds and  build amazing websites. Don’t let your IT-designing background go to waste. Earn 70,000.00 PHP (gross) while sharpening your Tech skills. 

See sample opportunities here: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=Program+designer&a=search&jobnum=2019000021)

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6.Marketing and Sales. The art of negotiation never runs out of style. In today’s time, anybody can learn and earn through it. Get as much as 25,000.00 PHP plus incentives and master the art of charm-speaking. 

A real-time job position is in this link : (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=Sales+and+Marketing&a=search&p=20&jobnum=2018000379)

5.General Ledger. If you already have an exposure to General Accounting. This job is calling out to you. Get a monthly compensation of 25,000.00PHP-40,000.00PHP a month plus HMO, Insurance and Meal Allowances. On top of this, have the honor to work in a Global Pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, manufacture and commercialization of branded pharmaceutical device plus biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.  

Check the full details here (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search&jobnum=2019000155)

 

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4.HR Generalist. Have you ever wondered what it’ll be like if you’ll be the one to sit behind a table in an interview room assessing a queue of potential talents and candidates? If you’re a Bachelor’s degree holder, you can get the chance to exactly do what’s above. 

Be an HR Generalist by checking the full details of the job opening/s here: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?la=&l=&q=HR+Generalist&a=search&jobnum=2019000156).

The monthly wage can get as much as 35,000.00 PHP.

3.Human Resource Business Partner. A huge company is defined by how strong its employees are. In connection, a strong team of staffs are united to perfection by the people in the Human Resource Department. If you think this Department is pointing out to you, check out this link to kick start your career choice: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search&jobnum=2019000158)

Take home a 100,00.00 PHP to 120,000.00 PHP pay by the end of the month and work for the world’s biggest Financial consultancy corporation. 

2.Logistics Leader. Shipping and Logistic Companies are getting trendy this season. The result? A number of job opportunities for those who can understand warehouse, inventory and stock system.

Get the chance to be hired and earn 20,000.00 PHP – 30,000.00 PHP a month even without the necessary or related experience. Start grabbing that chance here: (https://jknetwork-jobs.com/search?q=&a=search&jobnum=2019000157)

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1.Customer/Technical Support Representative. It’s undeniable that the BPO is in its full bloom this year and the good news is that the industry will get healthier over the next decade. More and more global and international companies are expanding  to the Philippines, which in turn also opened up employment opportunities to Filipinos. The salary range often plays around 20,000.00 PHP – 27,000.00 PHP depending on the account and incentives. 

As a definite sample, click here: (https://www.jobstreet.com.ph/en/job/8652652/sources/1)

 

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The list above is just a preview on how big the opportunities for Filipinos are, here in the country.  We need not to go out of the Philippines to find growth. We just have to keep our eyes open, our hearts strong and our minds constructive to any criticisms and challenges which may come our way. Either way, it’s safe to say that 2019 is just the beginning.