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Working In Switzerland

Working In Switzerland

Do you dream of settling in Switzerland? Well, then you have to secure a job in Switzerland. This article will explore the various job opportunities that are available in the country.

Job hunting process:

It is the easiest to hunt for jobs on the internet. There are plenty of websites which will give you information about various job opportunities in Switzerland. Moreover, these websites are constantly being updated with new opportunities everyday. So the best place to look up for jobs is of course the internet.

The labor market in Switzerland is not considered too lucrative. Companies are constantly looking for people who are skilled. It is not sufficient if you only can speak English. Those who know only English will find problems in employment in Switzerland. If you want to secure yourself a bank job or a career portal you must be learned in French or German.

A recruiting agency - Adecco is the largest recruiting agency of Switzerland. It has 75 branches throughout Switzerland. It provides the following types of employment:

a. information technology,

b. industry,

c. construction,

d. clerical

e. and medical

f. medical.

This recruiting agency also helps in giving summer placements. You can contact the individual branches online in order to get local employments. The website is available in many languages such as Dutch, French, Italian, and English.

Not too many job fares and career opportunities are available in Switzerland. There are private firms spread across Switzerland. They have vacancies in several departments.

Job trends in Switzerland:

There is a good labor market in Switzerland. There are several job opportunities in the country. A survey conducted in the year 2000 proved that unemployment rate was the lowest in that year. The country has qualified professionals in the fields of Information Technology, medical sciences, engineering and other science intensive industries.

If you are looking forward to working in Switzerland, you must keep some things as these in mind:

1. The country recognizes 4 official languages. Amongst them 3 languages such as German, French and Italian are spoken widely.

2. You must have good networking and good contacts to get the best of the job in this country.

3. Resumes are made in 2 formats - German and English. Until and unless it is instructed, you must write your resume in English. The German resumes are written in a lengthy manner while English resumes are shorter.

This site covers all areas for travelling in Switzerland. It covers travels to many switzerland cities: Basel, Berne, Geneva, Zerlmat, Interlaken. There is a comprehensive travel information section: Swiss Rail Train Tickets, Switzerland Rail Train Map, Swiss Train Rail Timetable, Information, RailCards and Passes, Air Travel

This page last updated in Feb 2016