Czechia - Companies do not believe in requalification - November 30, 2019

The CSOB banking group has published the results of research indicating that companies don’t really believe in the requalification of workers. Although the Employment Office spent 174 and 128 million CZK respectively in 2017 and 2018 (6.8 million and 5 million euros) on the requalification program, only one third of the companies was willing to hire a ‘requalified’ employee without any experience. More than 50% of companies would not hire such an employee at all. Most companies prefer their own education programmes.

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