“A reset will be necessary” – survey looks into why Czechs are unwilling to learn new job skills

Four out of ten people in Czechia expect that they will be doing the same job until they retire and a further 20 percent believe that they will be doing the same job for at least another decade, according to a survey conducted by the Data Collect agency for personnel company Předvýběr.cz. The survey shows that many Czechs are unwilling to get themselves requalified despite expectations of major changes on the demand side of the labour market.

More than 40 percent of respondents said that they do not invest any money into job related education, with a further third saying that these investments do not exceed CZK 5,000. On the other hand, around a quarter of those who took part in the survey said that they spend between CZK 5,000 to 100,000 on their professional development.

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Author: Thomas McEnchroe