Renata Skýpalová – AMBIS university, Department of Economics and Management, Lindnerova 575/1, Prague, Czech Republic

Kristýna  Binková – University of Defense, Faculty of Military Leadership, Department of Resources Management, Kounicova 65, Brno, Czech Republic

Military organization;
Second career;
Labor market;
Czech Armed Forces


Abstract: The paper focuses on the means of support during soldiers’ labor market integration after the termination of military contracts. To find out how the military personnel of the Czech Armed Forces cope with their train­ing for a second career and whether they are interested in the support tools used abroad, the research included 176 students of military studies at the University of Defence and 284 soldiers in active military service. Broadening their knowledge and skills for a better opportunity in the labor market is the wish of 90 % of respondents. More than four-fifths of the respondents have not started training for their second career yet. According to the results, the respondents are interested in helping with preparation for a second career. However, compared to other NATO countries, a systematic approach is not being applied in the Czech Republic at this time.

8th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2022 – Selected Papers: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, Online-Virtual (Prague, Czech Republic), May 26, 2022

ERAZ Selected Papers published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans – Belgrade, Serbia

ERAZ conference partners: Faculty of Economics and Business, Mediterranean University, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; AMBIS University, Prague – Czech Republic; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia

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Skýpalová, R., & Binková, K. (2022). Preparation for the Career outside the Army: The View of Soldiers of the Czech Armed Forces . In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 8. Selected Papers (pp. 57-71). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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