But prof, what use is my language degree?

There are thirty UK jobs listed on LanguageJobs.com, which describes itself as “the job search portal designed for language professionals and multilingual talent“:

Bricklayers, carpenters, labourers

Uk – London

Quality building contractors with experience of conservatory installations including base, brickwork, and erecting, URGENTLY required. Good pay rates!!!
Please conntact:

Job type: Full-Time

Type of contract: Temporary

Length of contract: 12

Annual gross wage: 12500-15000

Benefits: bonuses

I take it as a sign of the strength of the Irish economy that there are no openings for Gaelic speakers.

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  1. I’ve got primary school too! But perhaps I am not hardworking enough to work at an airport.
    I remember at the end of my German degree course being advised that there were no language jobs for women, but I ought to try hospital administration.

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