How to network during the COVID-19 pandemic

Contents Introduction to Job boards Good job boards help you attract qualified candidates, on the flip side for candidates, they have an opportunity to look at not so well known job boards for a job in Zurich or Switzerland.  The candidates also benefit from having a good job board which reflects their needs for a … Read more

September 2020 Unemployment News and Company Job Cuts Switzerland

2020 Zurich unemployment and job cuts

According to surveys conducted by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO): 148,560 unemployed people were registered with the regional employment centers (RAV) at the end of September 2020. This was a reduction of 2,551 than in August. The unemployment rate reduced by by 0.1% from 3.3% in August 2020 to 3.2% for September. Compared … Read more

2020 October Covid-19 Coronavirus Zurich Switzerland In English

Zurich Switzerland Monthly COVID-19 Coronavirus tracker October

Quick Links by weekly headers for October 2020 Switzerland – Coronavirus infoline +41 58 463 00 00 Daily 24 hours Infoline only operates from 6am–11pm   Please note: Infoline does not provide any medical advice. Latest News This Month 30.10.2020 – Current Coronavirus COVID-19 Positive Test and Hospitalised Numbers in Zurich  Canton Office of Public Health … Read more

27 Sep 2020 Election outcomes aircraft, paternity leave and taxes

September 27 2020 Swiss National Vote Results

Good Swiss turnout to vote on the 27 September 2020 Switzerland got a chance to vote yesterday and there was a mix of proposals because of the impact of COVID-19 which had delayed the previous planned vote. Close to 5.4 million Swiss citizens, including registered expatriate Swiss, were eligible to take part in the votes. … Read more

27 Sep 2020 Geneva, Switzerland Votes For Minimum Wage

27 Sept 2020 Geneva Vote Minimum Vote Succeeds

Some Minimum Wage History In Switzerland low-paying jobs like waiting staff, cleaners, taxi drivers and others account for over 12% of the working population. This excludes the gig economy and competition for jobs and hiring remains very strong.  In 2014 voters in Switzerland rejected plans for a nationwide minimum wage set at CHF22 an hour. … Read more

09 2020 – Zurich Networking Group Newsletter

2020 09 Zurich Networking Group Member Newsletter Post Copy

Contents Welcome website reader,  This is a copy of our personalised member newsletter sent monthly. September 2020 – Our Zurich Networking Group Community Update 3 Speakers – 3 Very Different Topics Hi, I thought I would  give a quick update and explain where we are at the start of September.  A clean up of the … Read more

August 2020 Unemployment News and Company Job Cuts Switzerland Report

2020 Zurich unemployment and job cuts

The latest employment figures show that 85,000 fewer people are employed now than at the same time in 2019. This is the biggest year on year decline since 1993. The second quarter federal labour statistics late August show a 1.6% reduction in employed people in Switzerland compared with this time last year. The drop was … Read more

2020 September Covid-19 Coronavirus Zurich Switzerland In English

Zurich Switzerland Monthly COVID-19 Coronavirus tracker September

Quick Links – weekly headers for September 2020 Switzerland – Coronavirus infoline +41 58 463 00 00 Daily 24 hours Infoline only operates from 6am–11pm Please note: The Infoline does not provide any medical advice. Latest News This Month 30.09.2020 – Current Coronavirus COVID-19 Positive Test and Hospitalised  Numbers for Zurich Zurich Canton Health Authority … Read more

27-Sept-20 Zurich votes on tax, maternity pay, defence, conservation

27 Sep 2020 Popular Initiative Immigration Vote

Contents Upcoming Vote September 27 In Switzerland a number of key votes were stalled because of COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus. This means there are some very important votes which are upcoming and “off the radar” for many non-Swiss. Popular initiative ‘For moderate immigration (Limitation Initiative)’ Yes, you read that correctly. The right of … Read more