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Our press team enjoys working with journalist to bring real stories from Dortmund and interesting topics from the Jobcenter Dortmund to the public. Our focus is on the Dortmund labor market, the situation of (long-term) unemployed, encouraging success stories and labor market projects in Dortmund.

If you are active in the media and would like to talk to us, please contact Ms. Seidel or Mr. Böker or send an e-mail to jobcenter-dortmund.presse@jobcenter-ge.de.

The team press - and public relations answer exclusively press inquiries. If you are a customer at Jobcenter Dortmund, please visit our contact page.

Here you will find current press releases from the Jobcenter Dortmund. In the download area, we provide our logo and two photos of our Jobcenter services (photo credit: Jobcenter Dortmund) for your reporting.


Joint press release with the Dortmund Employment Agency dated 31. August 2022

Dortmund labor market in August 2022

Dortmund labor market enters late summer stable

  • Unemployment rate unchanged at 11.2 percent
  • Only moderate increase in refugees from Ukraine
  • Raising demand for workers
  • Training market goes into extension - We stay tuned!

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Joint press release with the Dortmund Employment Agency dated July 29, 2022

Dortmund labor market in July 2022

Ukrainian refugees arrive on Dortmund labor market

  • Increase in Ukrainian unemployed shapes the picture
  • Unemployment rate rises to 11.2 percent
  • Employers cautious in filling vacancies
  • Still many opportunities on the training market

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Press release of July 28, 2022

New Jobcenter location in Schützenstraße & Invitation to press briefing Ukrainian refugees

The Dortmund Jobcenter has moved into another building in the Nordstadt. Here, beneficiaries from the postal codes 44145 and 44135 as well as newly immigrated people are cared for.

Invitation to the press briefing

"New location in Schützenstraße and situation of Ukrainian refugees in Dortmund"

Wednesday, 03. August 2022, at 13:30

Schützenstraße 90-92, 44147 Dortmund

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Joint press release with the Dortmund Employment Agency dated 30. June 2022

Dortmund labor market in June 2022

With the start of summer, unemployment rises slightly

  • First rise in unemployment in 2022
  • Unemployment rate rises slightly to 10.5 percent
  • Ukrainians seek increased support at the Job Center
  • Training market does not take a vacation - still many open apprenticeship positions

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Joint press release with the Dortmund Employment Agency dated May 31, 2022

Dortmund labor market in May 2022

Despite uncertain times, labor market continues in calm waters

  • Declining unemployment also in May
  • Unemployment rate falls to 10.4 percent
  • Demand for skilled workers is growing
  • There's still something: Not without training in the holidays

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Press Release, May 23, 2022 / 2.416 characters

New member of the management board at the Jobcenter

Beate Bachmann has taken over the position of deputy managing director at the Dortmund Jobcenter, succeeding Jörg Dannenberg, who moved to the Lord Mayor's office at the end of last year

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Joint press release with the Employment Agency dated 03. May 2022

Dortmund labor market in April 2022

Despite war and pandemic:
Labor market continues to recover

  • Declining unemployment also in April
  • Unemployment rate falls to 10.6 percent
  • Long-term unemployment declines
  • Demand for well-trained skilled workers grows
  • Training market falters - courage to train is needed

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Joint press release with the Employment Agency dated May 02, 2022

Reopened: Advice-to-go on qualification and further education at planQ

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To realize professional dreams, to develop professionally or even to completely reorient oneself is possible today at almost any point in one's working life. This is because job profiles change, new ones are added, and others disappear over time. The change in the labor market is happening faster and faster and was additionally accelerated by the pandemic

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Joint press release with the Employment Agency dated 01. Febuar 2022

Dortmund labor market in January 2022

Cold snap at the beginning of the year remains off

  • Unemployment increased significantly less year-on-year
  • Unemployment rate remains below 11 percent
  • About 3.300 fewer people unemployed than a year ago

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Joint press release with the Employment Agency on 12. January 2022

Annual balance 2021 on the labor market in the city of Dortmund - Outlook 2022

Between pandemic and shortage of skilled workers

In brief

  • Unemployment decreases continuously in 2021
  • 36.561 unemployed on average for the year
  • Average unemployment rate 11.4 percent (unchanged from the previous year)
  • Positive employment trend
  • Short-time work also secures many jobs in 2021

Outlook 2022:

  • Reduce youth unemployment - further strengthen dual vocational training
  • Safeguard labor and skilled workers
  • Reduce long-term unemployment
  • Digital BAmie and shortage of skilled workers

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