There has never been a greater degree of competition for jobs than what's happening right now. Major corporations are making drastic cuts in various occupational areas that leave former employees literally scrambling to take back their livelihood. To gain or regain the competitive edge required to start and maintain a successful career, you need a resume that stands out among the thousands of other applicants for the job. One of the most promising words employers can see on a resume is "bilingual." The knowledge of any second language is considered by an employer to be a skill that separates potential candidates from the general hiring pool. If you become bilingual, you will have many options in your career that other employees won't have.