▷ Corona long-term consequences: trainees suffer from stress / Randstad-ifo study on …


28.10.2021 – 10:10

Randstad Germany GmbH & Co. KG

Eschborn (ots)

Organizing everyday life and not losing sight of the future perspective – that is currently difficult for trainees. According to HR managers, the ongoing economic uncertainty is leaving clear traces in Germany. In the current Randstad Ifo personnel manager survey (Q3 2021), 31 percent observe that the well-being of their trainees is changing negatively. 26 percent expect the apprentices’ performance to deteriorate. Large companies with more than 250 employees: express concern about the mental and physical condition of their junior staff (38%).

Every fifth HR manager doesn’t know whether trainees are doing well or badly

Overall, 39 percent of those surveyed see no deterioration in their wellbeing. 21 percent do not know whether their offspring are doing better or worse. “Especially in the current transition phase from the Corona situation to the new normal, it is important to closely accompany young professionals and to be sensitive to their concerns,” emphasizes Richard Jager, CEO of Randstad Germany. “In this way, companies strengthen the bond with them and avoid dropping out of training.”

Trainee support: training companies retrofit

Training companies react to the situation among their apprentices. The majority creates new offers against mental and physical stress. 57 percent of HR managers have invested in the technical equipment of their apprentices. 40 percent seek close contact with their offspring in personal consultation hours and 11 percent in mentoring programs. Around a quarter (26%) rely on the care of the company doctor and almost a fifth (19%) on a special health offer. “Constant stress and overload often have a long-term effect on the psyche. It is therefore becoming increasingly important to strengthen resilience across all age groups,” says Richard Jager.

About the Randstad Ifo personnel manager survey

The presented results come from the Randstad Ifo personnel manager survey Q3 2021, which is carried out quarterly by the Ifo Institute on behalf of the personnel service provider Randstad. The study interviews up to 1,000 HR managers in German companies of various sizes and industries. The special questions in the third quarter of 2021 related to the training situation in Corona times.

About Randstad Group Germany

Randstad is Germany’s leading personnel service provider. We help companies and employees to realize their potential by combining our technological competence with our feeling for people. We call this principle human forward. The Randstad Group Germany has 38,300 employees and around 500 branches in 300 cities. Our sales volume is around 1.56 billion euros (2020). In addition to classic temporary work, the business areas Professional Services, Personnel Placement, HR Solutions and In-House Services are part of our portfolio. As an experienced and trustworthy partner, we create tailor-made personnel solutions for our customer companies. Our individual service and development offers for employees and applicants also make us an attractive employer and service provider for specialists and managers. Active in Germany for over 50 years, the Randstad Group Germany belongs to the Dutch Randstad NV.A total turnover of around 20.7 billion euros (2020), over 568,800 employees in daily use and around 4,700 branches in 38 markets make up our international corporate group to the largest personnel service provider worldwide. In addition to Randstad Deutschland GmbH & Co KG, our national branches also include Tempo Team, Gulp, Monster, twago, Randstad Sourceright, Randstad Outsourcing GmbH as well as Randstad Automotive and Randstad Financial Services. CEO is Richard Jager.

Press contact:

Randstad Germany press office
Bettina Desch
Helfmann-Park 8
65760 Eschborn
Fon 0 61 96/4 08-17 78
Fax 0 61 96 / 4 08-17 75
Email: [email protected]
www.randstad.de

Original content from: Randstad Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, transmitted by news aktuell


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