Yes, you should include languages in your resume. Language skills are useful in many positions, from customer service roles to jobs in legal firms. Foreign language abilities indicate you can communicate with a diverse range of customers and colleagues, and know how to think in different ways.
To include languages in your resume, add them to your resume skills section. List foreign languages along with your level of proficiency.
- Spanish (proficient)
- Cantonese (beginner)
If you’ve taken a formal exam in a different language, add that information for context:
- French (CEFR — level C2)
- German (CEFR — level B2)