Detailed objectives of this study are as follows:
First, calculate occupational index for major occupations in Korea, the USA, Germany, Japan, and so forth.
Second, analyze issues about skill, balance between work and family, short-term labor, qualification and training based on major countries’ workforce investigation result.
Third, analyze not only economic conditions in Korea, the USA, Germany, Japan, and so on, but also culture and system related with occupation.
Fourth, suggest an alternative for improving workforce professionalism and labor condition based on major countries’ occupational index investigation result.
Main methods of this study are literature review, survey, conducting a seminar, and so forth. Survey is the core method of this study. We performed a survey to calculate the occupational index for major workforces in Korea, the USA, Germany, and Japan. Survey method is web-based and goal of respondents is 4,000 people in four countries. Investigation period is from 19th of May, 2015 to
8th of July, 2015.
To review overall basic occupational index value in each country’s 20 jobs, lawyer, medical specialist, elementary school teacher, education manager, and accountant were in the top five in case of Korea. In the USA, electrical engineer ranked third and elementary school teacher dropped out of the top five. In Japan, reporter ranked fifth and accountant dropped out of the top five. Germany presented a great contrast to the other three countries. In Germany, medical specialist ranked at the top. Next came electrical engineer, web developer, education manager, insurance salesperson and so on.
To sum it all up, Korea and Japan’s index were lower than Germany and the USA especially employment stability, development possibility, job professionalism, and so forth.
To review overall basic occupational index value in each country’s 20 jobs after ten year’s prospect, education manager was the top prospect of future. Next came elementary school teacher, electrical
engineer and nurse. In the USA, accountant ranked second, lawyer ranked third, carpenter ranked fifth and elementary school teacher, nurse, fashion designer dropped out of the top five. In Germany, web developer ranked first, medical specialist ranked third, accountant ranked fourth and education manager, elementary school teacher, electrical engineer dropped out of the top five. In Japan, medical specialist was the top prospect of future. Next came elementary school teacher and electrical engineer. More than three countries amongst observed ranked electrical engineer as in the top five after ten year’s prospect.
한국의 직업지표 연구(2015)
세종 : 한국직업능력개발원
|Series Title; No||기본연구 / 2015-17|
|Subject Country||United States(Americas)
Japan(Asia and Pacific)
South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
|Subject||Social Development < Employment|