Even though education is not oriented exclusively toward the job market, it determines employment opportunities and is decisive for success.
Even though education is not always oriented toward a career, it is often relevant for the job market. Thus it is important to know how the job market has changed and how it might develop in the future. What qualifications and skills will workers desire, companies expect, and various educational sectors offer, especially as pertains to job training, continuing education, and higher education? What types of specialization and what qualification structure will employers be able to expect? What opportunities for employment will individuals have, and what are the consequences for various educational paths and decisions?