Technological Advances and Labor Market in Germany
A recent study commissioned by the Bertelsmann Foundation involving 1.500 employees in Germany shows that 78 percent of respondees have felt the effects of technological advances at their place of work, but that only half of them had been prepared for it by the company they worked for. Almost 50 percent have experienced job cuts in their direct working vicinity, but 80 percent do not feel threatened themselves. The I4J-participants generally saw the survey results optimistically, with the consensus being that both sides - companies and employees - profited equally from innovation.
You can download the detailed results here.
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