What would be a better basis for developing and growing your business across the European market than the most international country in the EU? Finding the right profiles and the skill sets for your team is a must have to be successful.
“When in Rome, do as the Romans do” – the proverb might be old, but there is still a lot of truth in it. If you want to succeed in business, you need to have an in-depth understanding of your business partners and clients. So where do you start when you want to address a market consisting of 27 different countries?
Here as well, Luxembourg is ideally placed to help companies successfully address this challenge. Language skills are excellent: inhabitants speak on average 3.6 languages – the highest figure in the EU. English is very widely spoken and used extensively in the business community.
47% of the population is made up of foreign nationals
On top of this, 47% of the population is made up of foreign nationals, and with 200,000 cross-border workers, almost three-quarters of the workforce is international. This available talent pool is ideal for setting up teams able to deal with customers from any European country in their own languages and culture. Luxembourg also comes out 3rd in the 2020 World Talent Ranking, where it stands out for its ability to attract and retain talent and the availability of foreign highly-skilled personnel.