BERUFENET is an online career advice portal that contains information on future trends in several individual occupations.
Informing people in the labour market on career choice opportunities. It helps all interested parties (PES employees, journalists, politicians, company representatives, people who want to choose their career) to process information on the local, regional, and national labour market.
Part of broader programme, yet with explicit focus
The portal does not exclusively focus on skills mismatch, but career choices of individuals directly affect the extent of skills mismatch. With information provided on the portal, skills mismatch might become visible for participants in the labour market.
The Federal Employment Agency funds and operates BERUFENET.
BERUFENET is funded by the German PES. No information on the amount of funding is publicly available.
According to the Federal Employment Agency, the tool is intended to be used by a wide audience, e.g. by youths, adults, people who want to make career choices, apprentices, people in tertiary education, people interested in participating in tertiary education, employees, unemployed, institutions, employees of the Federal Employment Agency, etc.