DIHK-survey: companies want to train less in the crisis

companies are fighting for their existence, job interviews can not take place, education fairs fall flat: the consequences of The Corona-crisis a burden on this

DIHK-survey: companies want to train less in the crisis

companies are fighting for their existence, job interviews can not take place, education fairs fall flat: the consequences of The Corona-crisis a burden on this year, the training market in Germany. According to a survey by the German chamber of industry and Commerce day (DIHK), companies are forming this year is expected to be less. The apprenticeships offer in the industry-an average of seven percent below the previous year's level, as the DIHK reported on Thursday with reference to a survey, around 15 000 companies. The Deputy DIHK managing Director Achim Dercks of the language of a Dent on the training market.

The has many different reasons. The first are the economic consequences of the crisis, in many companies, sales and profits are broken away. You hesitate, therefore, to provide a training place, which is about the gastronomy of the case, or also in the industry. But there was already before the crisis due to a structural change in key industries and a weaker global economy, a tense situation.

in addition, The application processes in the company have Stalled, job interviews, especially in the Phase of the "lock downs" could not take place, attitudes were delayed, according to the DIHK in many places. Training consultant about the chambers could not be in the schools, education fairs had to be cancelled.

"Apprentice awards" are to receive training courses

Many of the young people were "disoriented," said Dercks - and sent a note to prospective apprentices: "I do not sit at home, get in touch with the companies." Is less formed, this could aggravate the shortage of skilled workers in certain Occupations. In the past few years, the companies had increased their training offer according to the DIHK strongly, in order to secure the supply of young skilled staff. Many places could not be filled because of the lack of suitable candidates.

Currently not decided, according to the DIHK many companies are finally on the number of their training courses: "This shows that current efforts to mediate, but also incentives in the form of financial assistance make sense," said Dercks.

Updated Date: 02 July 2020, 10:21

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