Among employees who are active in the social web, studies are often tweeted about the lack of specialist skills and the exodus of high potentials abroad. The practice seems to be different: there is at least discussion and obviously also need for action!
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Engineers who do not find a job
May I introduce you to Karen? Karen studied engineering in Erlangen, is currently looking for a job - and yesterday I wrote a pretty rude comment in my blog.
In short, Karen is of the opinion that the matter of professional defenses in technical and scientific professions can only be a fairy tale; The lack could only be attended by experts who wanted to live permanently as H4-Aufstocker.
Why do high potentials migrate?
The tone, in which the commentary was made, made no desire for further dialogue at first - but when asked, the whole frustration of Karen came to light: Apparently, she has been looking for a job for some time and already has some unpleasant experiences behind her. Apparently, only 5 percent of their degree program are in permanent employment and many of them have gone abroad. Something Karen's up to. Another Hig potential less in Germany!
Later, too, has become Sandra reportedwho has a bachelor's degree in biotechnology from FH and has been looking for a job for half a year. Nobody found a job out of their year - and more than half went abroad.
Also for engineers the jobs are obviously not on the street?
Contrary to what one would expect from various press reports and studies, the jobs in these subjects do not seem to be on the road. That surprised me, because first of all I only knew such stories from humanities scholars and secondly from me some Company are known, who are reportedly desperately looking for engineers.
Discussion urgently necessary!
So where does this discrepancy come from? Do the technical fields simply do not agree with the labor market needs? Is it a communication problem between companies and graduates? Expect the graduates of the company too much? Or is there actually not so many vacancies as is commonly claimed?
That would really be an interesting discussion. I would be really pleased about some statements, especially of companies and personnel mediators. And maybe someone has jobs for Karen and Sandra?
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