myTrueProfile Digital CV Highlight: Languages
<p>When you’re looking and applying for a job, you are up against many other applicants; that’s why it’s important to stand out from the crowd. Aside from getting your credentials vetted before applying for jobs, you need to showcase your skills, too. One important skill to show off is your linguistic proficiency, particularly when applying for a job overseas. You need to let international employers know that you can communicate effectively in languages other than your native one.</p> <h2>Your myTrueProfile Digital Resumé</h2> <p>TrueProfile.io offers Members a <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/build-a-digital-resume" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">free digital CV, a myTrueProfile</a> page, where they can complete and update their professional information and spotlight their skills. Add your Language skills and proficiency to your myTrueProfile page and <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/trueproof-how-to-share-your-verified-credentials" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">share this information</a> with potential employers. Choose the ‘Recommended’ option in your <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/update-your-contact-settings-and-unlock-career-opportunities" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Contact Settings</a> so that our Business Partners and international employers can contact you with exciting job opportunities overseas.</p> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><img loading="lazy" width="824" height="240" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-1.jpg" alt="myTrueProfile Language Section" class="wp-image-12375" title="myTrueProfile Language Section" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-1.jpg 824w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-1-300x87.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-1-768x224.jpg 768w" sizes="(max-width: 824px) 100vw, 824px" /><figcaption>Click the pencil icon to add language</figcaption></figure> <figure class="wp-block-image size-large"><img loading="lazy" width="848" height="308" src="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-2.jpg" alt="myTrueProfile Language Section" class="wp-image-12376" title="myTrueProfile Language Section" srcset="https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-2.jpg 848w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-2-300x109.jpg 300w, https://production-prod-trueprofile-blogassets-origin.s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/uploads/2021/09/GT-Language-Part-2-768x279.jpg 768w" sizes="(max-width: 848px) 100vw, 848px" /><figcaption>Indicate your skill level and click save</figcaption></figure> <h2>English as an Essential Skill</h2> <p>For those who aspire to work in native English-speaking countries, communicating effectively in English is a required skill. Communication skills are broken down into the following components:</p> <ul><li>Speaking &#8211; demonstrate that you can converse well in English</li><li>Listening &#8211; show that you can understand spoken English in a variety of accents</li><li>Reading &#8211; display your understanding of complex written ideas</li><li>Writing &#8211; convey your thoughts clearly in written form</li></ul> <p></p> <p>Additionally, as healthcare is a complex field, you may also be rated for your ability to understand:</p> <ul><li>Scientific terms</li><li>Medical jargon</li></ul> <p></p> <h2>Visa and Licensing Requirements</h2> <p>Being bilingual is a plus-point for applicants as most English-speaking countries ask for <a href="https://www.gmc-uk.org/registration-and-licensing/join-the-register/registration-applications/application-guides/full-registration-for-international-medical-graduates/your-knowledge-of-english" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">documentary evidence</a> of your English mastery as a visa or licensure requirement. Countries like <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/australian-points-system" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Australia</a>, New Zealand, the <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/can-you-get-a-visa-under-the-uk-points-based-system" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">United Kingdom</a>, and the <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/get-hired-in-the-usa-as-a-foreign-educated-nurse" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">USA</a> ask for proof of English proficiency. You can present an <a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/passing-ielts-healthcare-employment-overseas" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">IELTS certificate</a> or an <a href="https://www.occupationalenglishtest.org/why-choose-oet/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">OET certificate</a> as proof of your competency.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Add and showcase your language certificates on your myTrueProfile page:</strong></p> <figure class="wp-block-image"><img src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/CKehvsBniborf0T-CBgh9894RM9NYeV847ox-l8upbZxpjnr-C3j_CLk03R1vCzsha-2TivjfNKFk8m8uN63gKOeZG1VRhJYG0XOZwIisVfz9JaottD-35SRUtBZL_VJyCnW35_E=s0" alt="myTrueProfile Language Section" title="myTrueProfile Language Section"/></figure> <figure class="wp-block-image"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/xoKQTa2CFpHjVNFZf4sfPSylDQiHsmCnT5_FWoFVBudDbWSUWJt4qd39He_Y4NbjWsGw1g2OqhEW-400fmwLk35aYy_sUfvmiceR0cxE7nOnqQ0iX-g8zBvZS8uJEcb-hCZLbpL3=s0" alt="myTrueProfile Language Section" title="myTrueProfile Language Section"/><figcaption>Click ‘save’ after uploading your certificate</figcaption></figure> <h2>Other Languages</h2> <p>It is important to note that you can also add additional proof of language proficiency to your myTrueProfile digital CV. If you’re multilingual, include your native language and other languages that you know. <a href="https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/getting-a-visa/visa-listing/skilled-independent-189/points-table" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Australian migration</a>, for example, awards additional points to Skilled Independent visa applicants for their knowledge of a <a href="https://www.naati.com.au/policies/language-policy-for-ccl-tests/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">credentialed community language</a> like Filipino. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region countries<a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/requirements-healthcare-job-gcc" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"> and employers</a> will prioritize job applicants with proficiency in both Arabic and English. Healthcare professionals who can talk to patients in their native language can communicate their medical conditions better. Showing that you are a polyglot will make you stand out as a medical worker!</p> <h4>Update your language skills on your <a href="https://trueprofile.io/member/login" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">myTrueProfile page</a> now!</h4> <h6><em>Add your Identity on your digital CV: </em></h6> <p><a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/showcase-your-language-skills-on-your-digital-resume" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">myTrueProfile Digital CV Highlight: Your Identity</a></p> <h6><em>Add your Education Qualifications on your digital CV:</em></h6> <p><a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/mytrueprofile-digital-cv-highlight-your-education" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">myTrueProfile Digital CV Highlight: Your Education</a></p> <h6><em>Add your </em>Professional<em> Qualifications on your digital CV:</em></h6> <p><a href="https://www.trueprofile.io/member/resources/mytrueprofile-digital-cv-highlights-professional-info" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">myTrueProfile Digital CV Highlight: Professional Info</a></p>