In Germany, 71.4% of apprentices in 2014 were ‘satisfied’ or ‘very satisfied’ with their training, according to the German Confederation of Trade Unions (DGB). However, its report calls for more, and better quality, apprenticeships. In December 2014 an alliance of employers, unions and national government representatives was set up to promote vocational and further training.
Due to the ecological and digital transformation, significant parts of the German economy, particularly the industrial sector, are currently undergoing a transformation. This development also extends to the automotive sector, which occupies a vital position in ...
Digitalisation and the demographic transition are presenting companies with ever new challenges. This puts pressure on firms to be in a process of constant change, a phenomenon reflected in the growing demands they put on their low-skilled employees.