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    To what extent is a foreign language going to give me a competitive edge over other applicants applying for FO roles?

    I have bilingual proficiency in Russian, would that compliment working in emerging markets?
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    yes, it will be to your advantage.. but there are many other factors that are important, your profile is judged as an overall overview of your skills
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    (Original post by glebp)
    To what extent is a foreign language going to give me a competitive edge over other applicants applying for FO roles?

    I have bilingual proficiency in Russian, would that compliment working in emerging markets?
    Yes, speaking a foreign language is very advantageous. The majority of people in IB speak more than one language but it varies by bank.

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