Workforce Shortage in Germany

How the "War for Talent" plays out

Recruiting got harder and harder over the years, but we still have not seen a real “War for Talent” in my opinion – at least not in Germany. But the next years will definitely give us massive challenges in hiring the right talent. According to studies we face a huge labor shortage in Germany and worldwide. This TED talk of Rainer Strack  gives us some great insights into why we already know that there will be a massive “War for Talent” in the next few years:

Since those slides and numbers are quite abstract I decided to built a counter, that demonstrates how real these number are getting. 

Workforce shortage in Germany:



Damage of workforce shortage in Germany since you are here:

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This counter is based on estimations by IW Köln and Boston Consulting that assume a labor shortage of 4.9 million people in 2030 in Germany and an accumulated economical damage of 525 billion Euro until 2030.

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