We obviously tend to learn something to gain something beneficial out of it. If you are planning on learning the Japanese language, this question would definitely strike your mind, whether the language will be useful for you or not. It is quite common to ask this question, as we are going to spend our precious time and energy and maybe money on this language. So let us look at the benefits the Japanese language has on your career.
Well to begin with, Japanese language is spoken by about 120 million people in the world. It is the most widely used language on the internet. Along with your academic degree being skilled in a second language is the new norm. There are countless benefits of the Japanese language.
There are many languages like Spanish, French, German, then why only Japanese? Japan is the leader in many sectors like automobiles, animation, consumer electronics, computers, optical media, semiconductor manufacturing, infrastructure, ship building and many more sectors. The products made in Japan are of good quality and are made using modern technology. So you can say that Japan provides technologically advanced products.
There are some well-known brands that have originated from Japan. Brands like Sony, Honda, Panasonic, Hitachi, Toshiba, Sanyo, Casio, Canon, Minolta, Pioneer, Nikon, Fujitsu, Suzuki, Toyota, Mitsubishi, and many more brands have flooded the market. In spite of having a huge demand and hold in the market, they are still continuously evolving and expanding.
Just learning the language won’t be enough.
If you want to be in the forefront and communicate with great businessmen or land a job in one of these great Japanese sectors you have to know the language. You have to be absolutely fluent at it. Only if you are fluent at the language you will be able to communicate with clients, customers and step into the successful world.
When you go for a job interview, along with your degree, what they expect from you is to know the Japanese language. This is for companies that deal with Japanese businessmen. In fact there is a requirement of people knowing the Japanese language in some parts of India. Such companies deal with Japanese associates and hence require someone who can also communicate with them.
Many MNCs have job openings in Japanese where you of course need to know the language as well as know about the Japanese culture. That is because Japan has a different culture than other countries. They have their own business etiquettes, work ethics and a way of communication. You should be able to fit into their shoes.
Countries across the world are trying to build up strong relations with Japan to build up their strong business base as well as open more job opportunities.
Japan has great employability. You can land even a job as an interpreter and translator as that has also become the need of the hour.
So basically the opportunities are countless and to avail them you need to start learning Japanese right away.