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Multinationals Want a job in Switzerland? Take a hint from top companies

What does it take to get a job at a multinational company in Switzerland? Experts give our readers a word of advice.

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Building sector conflict Autumn of discontent in the land of labour harmony

As striking building workers stage a second day of protest in Geneva, we look at Switzerland's history when it comes to labour conflicts.

#metoo, one year on Sexual harassment still shrouded in secrecy in big companies

Sexual harassment is still discussed behind closed doors in most companies. So what has changed since #metoo?

class divide What the statistics don’t say about teachers’ salaries

How much does a schoolteacher earn in Switzerland? There are big differences between the cantons, and also a gap between theory and practice.

Mental health Over 27% of Swiss workers are stressed

Workplace stress is on the rise, particularly among younger workers – who often show up feeling unwell. The consequences are costly. 

War and revolution The road to proportional representation in Switzerland

Here's how, in 1918, Switzerland made the historic decision to move to a proportional representation system at national level.

Swiss-EU Switzerland wants EU deal except its biggest party

Almost two-thirds of Swiss want Switzerland to hammer out a framework agreement with the European Union.

Pharma Novartis to cut 2,200 Swiss jobs by 2020

Around 1,500 jobs are affected in production and 700 in services. Novartis currently employs 13,000 people across Switzerland.

Refugee integration Solomon wants to start a new life

Like many refugees in Switzerland, Solomon Aklilu hasn’t got a job. But thanks to a government program, he can now do an internship and attend school.