Well trained - Adaptable - Committed - Earnest
The inhabitants of Anhalt-Bitterfeld have experienced various changes in their work lives in the past. This has resulted in a pronounced willingness to shape the current situation and to contribute to the further development of the economy with their dynamic drive. The people of Anhalt-Bitterfeld know about their chances in this industrial region, which is more than 150 years old, and they seize every opportunity.
Today, there are about 86,000 people of working age residing in Anhalt-Bitterfeld. More than 74 per cent of the employees subject to social insurance contributions have a recognised vocational school qualification and more than 11 per cent have a university degree.
The rural district is interesting not only as a place of work, but also for surrounding regions, which is confirmed by the fact that 16,500 people commute to work in Anhalt-Bitterfeld - a share of more than 29 per cent of the total workforce.
The wide-spread availability of good schools and vocational schools, a university or various further education and training opportunities in the district of Anhalt-Bitterfeld is the rock-solid basis for highly qualified skilled workers. Constantly growing and varying technical progress in the companies demands life-long learning. In Anhalt-Bitterfeld, the skilled workers are prepared for the challenges of new technologies.
The EWG encourages its networks to continuously adapt the contents of training to actual needs and to develop appropriate training measures.