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English as a Competitive Advantage

Posted by Elena del Valle on July 24, 2013

By Allison VanNest
Director of Public Relations
Grammarly.com

Allison VanNest, director, Public Relations, Grammarly.com

Allison VanNest, director, Public Relations, Grammarly.com

Photo: Allison VanNest

Are English language learners and non-native speakers at a disadvantage in the U.S. workforce? As the rest of the world begins to rely on English as the primary language of business, and more people are learning English more proficiently, the answer to this question may be, “yes.”

According to a recent study by Grammarly, a leading writing enhancement app, the accuracy of a person’s spelling and grammar may help to predict his career success. One way to get ahead on the job – and in the job search – is to improve your written communication. But to do this, we have to take a closer look at the current state of our educational system.

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