The Search for Work, Occupational Mobility, Work Mediation and Consultation (Employers)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Neugebauer, Ursula (INFRATEST Wirtschaftsforschung, München)
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
  • Abstract

    Judgement on problems of the job market by employers. Readiness to employ the unemployed and company data, regarding personnel policies. Topics: expectations regarding the need for workers according to number and qualification; personnel movement; experiences with application and hiring of unemployed workers; hesitancy in hiring unemployed; judgement on the supply of workers; need for trainees and acceptance after conclusion of training; number of job openings; cooperation and experiences with the employment offices. Additionally the following company data was collected: area of business; number of employees; type of place of work; personnel development and personnel structure (sex, nationality, age, type of contract and qualification); greater lay-offs; replacement of foreigners by Germans; number and reasons for hirings; number of departures and reasons for departure; number, position and sex of interview partners. Demography: occupational position. Interviewer rating: length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Companies with 5 or more employees (excluding agriculture and forestry, civil service, regional administrative bodies as well as non-profit organizations).
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample (area of business, company size and employment office district) Target persons were owners or business managers, personnel managers or heads of the hiring department.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 576
    Number of Variables: 457
In the framework of the total project unemployed were also interviewed (ZA Study No. 1083) and a representative population survey (ZA Study No. 1084) was conducted. A survey of unemployed women is archived under ZA Study No. 1086.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1085 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • INFRATEST Sozialforschung (Hrsg.): Motivation von Arbeitssuchenden, Hemmnisse für die Einstellung von Arbeitslosen, Effektivität von Vermittlung und Beratung, Fortbildungs- und Mobilitätsbereitschaft von Beschäftigten. München: Selbstverlag 1978.
  • Der Bundesminister für Arbeit und Sozialordnung (Hrsg.): Arbeitssuche, berufliche Mobilität, Arbeitsvermittlung und Beratung. Bonn: Selbstverlag 1978. (Forschungsbericht, Sozialforschung 5).
  • Rosenbladt, Bernhard von; Büchtemann, Christoph F.: Arbeitslosigkeit und berufliche Wiedereingliederung. Erster Teilbericht über Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Längsschnittuntersuchung bei Arbeitslosen und Abgängern aus Arbeitslosigkeit in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1977/78. In: Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 13, 1980, Nr. 4, S. 552-572.
  • Büchtemann, Christoph F.; Rosenbladt, Bernhard von: Arbeitslose 1978: Die Situation in der Arbeitslosigkeit. Zweiter Teilbericht über Ergebnisse einer repräsentativen Längsschnittuntersuchung bei Arbeitslosen und Abgängern aus Arbeitslosigkeit in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. In: Mitteilungen aus der Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung, 14, 1981, Nr. 1, S. 22-38.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22