Study of the employment Agency: A fifth of over-qualified employed

the cliché of The PhD taxi driver is not a new one. But apparently not, it is common that people find your qualifications matching the Job and more likely to ta

Study of the employment Agency: A fifth of over-qualified employed

the cliché of The PhD taxi driver is not a new one. But apparently not, it is common that people find your qualifications matching the Job and more likely to take a job for which their qualification is actually too high. In Hesse alone the employment Agency in 2019, were, according to a new study a fifth, or about 20 percent of all workers overqualified for their work. And: people with foreign roots are employed are overqualified for in Hesse, thus, 25 percent more than Germans. This relates to one-fifth of them. "This applies to all Hessian cities and districts."

Frank Martin, head of the regional Directorate of Hessen, writes in the light of the study by the Institute for labour market and occupational research of the Federal employment Agency (IAB): "The consequences of under-qualified employment is not only economically questionable, but for the Individual to a career can lead to stop."

"Involuntarily for a low-value employment

Just in the case of rising unemployment and economic crises was to be assumed that more and more people decided involuntarily for a so-called under-valued employment. chosen" The efficient use of state spending on education will thus clearly out of the question. "In terms of the future, securing skilled labour and the foreseeable demographic changes in the potentials should be exploited better," said Martin.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 12:20

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