What companies value about skilled workers with advanced VET qualifications and how they can support them

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Companies require a well-qualified workforce in order to remain competitive. However, recruitment problems are becoming particularly more prevalent in the case of skilled workers with advanced training qualifications. One of the reasons for this is the supposedly more attractive career prospects that graduates enjoy, a factor which is drawing more and more young people towards higher education study. The article uses selected characteristics to undertake a comparison of both qualifications levels from a company point of view. It also describes approaches via which companies may support employees with regard to advanced vocational training.