Employment guides and tools

Employment guides and tools

If you plan to live in Switzerland with your family, you will have to apply for a job in Switzerland. From starting a business to international companies, Switzerland is a business-friendly environment with many different job sectors and specialisms to choose from.

In 2023, the rate of unemployment for Switzerland was around 2 percent, meaning that many companies look to abroad for skilled labour.

Finding a job in Switzerland

If you are looking to find a job in Switzerland it is important that you find the right job for your skillset and experience. Switzerland has a highly skilled workforce, specialising in manufacturing, services and tourism. Whether you have just graduated from university, higher education or are already an experienced professional, Switzerland will have a job for you.

CV guide

When applying for jobs in Switzerland, its good to know what is expected in your application. Before offering a work contract, Swiss managers like to receive an application that is personal, professional, and tailored to the sector you plan to work in.

Navigating this system can be challenging to expats used to other methods of applying for jobs. To help navigate you through, you can check out our CV guide. For more personal advice about applying for a specific position, there are several English-speaking careers coaches to help you craft the perfect application.

Swiss job market

If you have just received an offer to work in Switzerland, it is normal to have questions about what the working environment in a Swiss workplace. Working in Switzerland includes vital details about what to expect when starting your first day. Some of the key things that you need to know are:

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