Germany: Of 1 Million Migrants 54 Got Jobs
The figures, reported by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, after calls to the companies, puts the finger on the many unsolved problems of integration. Lack of German language skills, not qualified, and lengthy asylum processes that destroy the motivation, writes the newspaper.
- Most of the refugees are well trained and motivated. Mercedes needs them, cheered Daimler chairman, Dieter Zetsche, in September last year.
- At best, the wave of refugees will lay the foundations for a "new economic miracle" in Germany, he said.
In the media, the image of a stream of engineers, doctors and programmers who are just waiting to show what they can do, was made.
But the problem is that most of the refugees and migrants do not have the work experience or training that German companies require.