Many opportunities: The career event for the public sector
The digitization of society is a process of change which is also transforming the labor market in a sustainable manner. One of the major challenges is the „War for Talents“. To attract the best young talents and the most qualified specialists, companies must act as modern employers. Work life balance, remote work, flexible working time models and new technology standards are the buzzwords that make up a successful employer branding strategy.
The digital change in society and working life creates new demands on job, career and recruiting, but also a cultural change in the choice of employer. As the largest employer of federal, state and local authorities, the public sector is becoming increasingly popular for young professionals and high potentials because of the wide variety of employment opportunities and professions in socially relevant areas.
Five good reasons for your career in the public sector
1. Versatile career entry
The public sector is the largest employer in Germany: Federal, state and local authorities employ over 4.6 million people.
2. More than 130 training occupations
The federal government educates in more than 130 recognized training occupations and offers many opportunities in the public sector – from geriatric care to computer science and zoology.
3. German-wide career opportunities
From Cologne to Berlin, from Hamburg to Munich: The public sector is represented in 16 different federal states, in every German metropolis and in more than 11.000 municipalities. No other employer in Germany offers so many different employment opportunities in so many locations as the federal government.
4. Fair and secure job
In addition to a crisis-proof workplace with fair payment and fair working conditions, the public sector offers great opportunities for further training and promotion as well as new career options due to digitization.
5. Compatibility of work and family life
The public sector is a pioneer in reconciling career and family life. Flexible working time models such as flexible working hours, part-time work and job sharing make the public sector a family-friendly employer.
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