E.ON hires 642 new apprentices in Germany
At the start of the new training year, 642 young people begin their apprenticeships with E.ON. The company trains around 2,500 apprentices working in 30 different occupations including IT, technical and chemical fields as well as commercial and administrative sectors. E.ON is currently focusing on the recruitment of industrial and technical apprentices, particularly in the fields of electrical engineering. Around 70 percent of the apprentices work in this area while commercial occupations make up about 25 percent. The remaining 5 percent work as IT specialists or product designers. In addition, E.ON offers young people with a university entry qualification a chance to follow a course of study parallel to their training.
E.ON has always attached great importance to vocational training which benefits both the company’s development and society as a whole. As one of the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas companies, E.ON offers young people excellent training opportunities. Particularly in times of demographic change, fully-trained apprentices can play an important role in safeguarding and developing the future of the company.
Furthermore, E.ON supports over 1,000 young people in choosing an occupation and entering working life through its various schemes and training initiatives such as “ Full of energy”, “Training power package”, "Stepping into working life" or "Equal opportunities for everyone".
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