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Month: April 2017

Shortage of skilled workers… Or are the companies simply too demanding?

Skilled worker shortage – in recent years one of the most widely discussed topics in the media. Again and again, companies are saying that there are not enough applicants and therefore a large number of vacancies remain unoccupied. But what is the role of the companies?

According to the recruitment agency Manpower, 41 per cent of companies in Switzerland have difficulties to find skilled worker. Is that because of the lack of skilled workers or is there another explanation for this?

„Many companies have specific requests to their workers. Young graduates with a university degree in a MINT subject and 15 years of professional practice are often sought.… Continue