When a door closes, a new one opens. This also applies to working life. If the former profession can no longer be exercised because of illness, accident or lack of future perspectives, this initially has a terrible impact. Once the message has been digested, however, you can see an opportunity to do this: the possibility to reboot by re-training.
What matches to me?
If you want to work in a new profession, you have several questions:
- What retraining is right for me?
- What are the job prospects?
- What are the chances of finding a job afterwards?
On the basis of the method report published by 2016, further education with the conclusion "of the federal agency for work the top ten of the most popular retraining professions worked out.
The report is based on figures from the period from July 2013 to June 2014. The first five places we look more closely.
1. Caregiver / -in
It was clear to Barbara: now that the children are out of the house, she no longer wants to be a housewife and a mother. In her learned profession as a banker she could not return after 20 years of time. But where does it have opportunities with its 49 years? "In the care of the elderly," recommended a consultant from the Agency for Labor.
Barbara is one of the over 6300 people, who completed their retraining to the nursing home / nurse in the period covered. After three years of training, she got an appointment immediately: in a nursing home. Finally, there is a lack of skilled labor in the industry: the integration rate is 82,6 percent.
2. Office clerk and secretary
Burn-out - Helen would never have thought that she would ever be diagnosed. The real estate broker had everything under control. The shops were running. Gladly they put themselves still a few inspection dates on the evening hours or on the weekend - gave itself from the additional commission a few niceties. And she did not realize how she was getting more and more of friends and family, no smile on her lips, and somehow collapsed in her kitchen.
A warning signal that she took seriously and went to see a doctor. Burnout. The doctor advised her to take a shorter course of action with more regular working hours and a steady income. For a while she resisted this idea, until she finally buckled - for her health. Helen is one of the over 4.600 people, who completed their retraining to the office worker / office clerk during the investigation period. 39,7 percent then found a job - including Helen, who, thanks to her organizational stature, communication strength and open-minded nature, had no problems convincing her new employer of her skills within six months.
3. Fachlagerist / -in
As a lumberjack, Jens found no job. This profession threatens to die out. But to stay longer than to be unemployed at home was out of the question for him: after all, he had a family to feed.
Because of his habitual physical activity and the ability to deal with means of transport, a friend advised him to have a training camp. Jens followed suit and completed this training with additional 3000 people in the period under review. The integration rate is 51,8 percent. Jens was lucky: he found a job in the central warehouse of a food trade and has now even an indefinite contract.
4. Nursery Assistant / -in
Yvonne loved her job. As a hairdresser she had to deal with people, could contribute with a new cut or some color to their well-being. But then these redness came to her hands and arms, connected with an itch. The diagnosis: allergic reaction to bleaching. Gloves did not help, the rash got worse.
To continue to deal with people, Yvonne decided to retrain the nursing care assistant and completed this together with 2000 for further re-enrollers during the investigation period. Since then, she has been working in outpatient care. She visits seniors, helps with the care of the body and takes meals, and plays with her everyday life.
5. Tax specialist Salaried / -r
Numbers have always been Antonios Ding. In his activity behind the bench switch, he went on until the day he suffered a sudden fall. Since then, he has regularly been struggling with equilibrium. He could not pursue his task standing behind the counter. Because of his passion for numbers he made a retraining to the tax expert, which he, like 1100 other persons, completed in the investigation period.
The open handling of his handicap gave him initially a few application papers. But Antonio's obstinacy paid off: after two and a half months, he was given the job title in a tax office. It therefore belongs to the 47,5 percent, which could be successfully integrated after the retraining.
- In place 6 lands in the top ten the retraining to / from the seller (1185 persons),
- followed by the specialist in computer science (1056).
- The training to become a forwarding salesman (943) secures space 8,
- closely followed by the mechatronics engineer (939).
- The last place in the top ten will be retraining to become a health care professional (932).
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