Germany | The end for the program «The job of my life» due to excessive demand

Germany was forced to put an end to a program that aims to attract young Europeans in the German labor market, as it became impossible to manage the demand of people, which has far exceeded the expectations, announced the Ministry of Employment. We currently can not meet the demand for the program The job of my life, explained during the regular press briefing a ministry spokesman. The program site says that from April 8 they will no longer accept new folders. In mid 2014 we will inform you about what will happen in 2015, explained the website.

The job of my life, Germany

The job of my life, Germany

From January 2013 until March 2014, 9,000 people have submitted their files, many more than we expected, explained the spokesman of the ministry. Among these the vast majority were Spanish, with nearly 5,600 applications, according to data provided by the ZAV, organization associated with the German Agency for Employment and is responsible for processing files. The Poles are the other major group, followed by the Hungarians. The program The job of my life or MobiPro-Eu under its official name, offers financial aid to young Europeans to come to train, to make a dripping or work in Germany at one of the areas where missing the labor, such as catering or elderly care.

The job of my life, Germany

The job of my life, Germany

This initiative, which is presented as a contribution to the fight against unemployment in southern Europe as a means to restore the ranks of the German workforce, funded by the Ministry of Employment. Young people who are selected get financial aid to make German courses in their home country, be presented in a job interview or to move. The program is intended for persons aged 18-35 years and will continue through 2016. Due to its success, was extended until 2018 and the budget increased to almost 400 million euros, of which 48 million for 2014, already fully used.

The job of my life, Germany

The job of my life, Germany

Although it is closed for the moment for prospective candidates, all people whose dossier has been approved will continue receiving subventions until the end, explained the website. The newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung said in an article that many young Spanish people who came to do a dripping under the program are abandoned, mainly in Rostock and do not receive the promised assistance. You have an ongoing judicial process, replied the spokesman of the ministry. A spokesman explained in the ZAV AFP that some companies or organizations are clearly guilty of a fraud and distributed arbitrarily dripping learning to new positions which the dossier was formally ratified.

The job of my life, Germany

The job of my life, Germany

By Nicole P.

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