IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISH AT WORK.
Effective communication in English is one of the most sought after skills in an employee at all work places. Interpersonal communication at workplaces includes public and small group communication through which we can communicate our needs and requirements in different situations.
It does not matter if you are laborer, salesperson, manager or something else. If you are a sales person, then most probably you will have to speak to customers efficiently or if you are a manager, you are expected to communicate in English in the most effective way. Besides speaking English properly among various business levels in an organization, one also needs self promotion. You can face enough difficulty in networking if you cannot communicate in English proficiently.
If you communicate well in English, your peers at work will be happy to converse with you about work related matters and other things. There are around 1 billion learners of the English language. This figure of people trying to learn English proves the growing need to comprehend and communicate in English. English has become the global language for communicating in all streams such as politics, finance, education, entertainment culture and international relations in almost every country of the world.
Proficient English speaking skills can give you liberating confidence and the ability to express yourself in English at work. It gives added benefits and more opportunities to expand your career prospects. A study indicates a solid growth in the number of companies throughout the world that require employees with excellent English speaking skills.
According to the Global Envision, English is widely recognized as the official language in more than 70 countries and also taught at educational institutes at all levels. If you know English really well, you can always expect to climb the ladder of success at your workplace because you have the potential to deal with clients and communicate effectively with coworkers which ensures smooth tasking.
According to other research, 80% of the Internet web content is published in the English and within this figure, a major portion of web content is published by businesses. So it is very important to know English to understand business information, terminologies and data over the Internet and communicate it further with your coworkers.
Communication is very necessary to acquire knowledge, circulate information and persuade people to what you think. It helps in developing goodwill and sustaining harmonious relationships with others at work. Real communication is when we listen to what we hear with understanding. It should be the same process with listeners when you speak in English at your workplace.
By: Rakesh Kr.