With more than six million liters of beer served during the two-week festival, what are the challenges facing an Oktoberfest waitress? We join one hefting rounds through the jovial masses at the world's biggest beer bash.
It's a gloomy prognosis, but a new study claims that by 2040 Germany could suffer from a major shortage of specialized skilled workers to fill important jobs. So far Berlin has not really taken notice.
The German economy is chugging along, but companies are facing a growing gap in skilled labor. One company in Germany's southwest is turning to young talent from Catalonia, one of Spain's wealthiest regions.
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Germany is facing a lack of medical care personnel for its aging population. One vocational school hopes to equip refugees with the skills to tackle the problem.
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