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Covid-19 Coronavirus brings existential threat to Swiss press, despite more readers

The Swiss media has seen a spike in readership and audiences due to the coronavirus pandemic, but at the same, revenues from advertisers have shrunk.

This content was published on March 27, 2020 12:14 PM

Coronavirus How the Swiss food supply chain is coping with Covid-19

Running out of rice? Low on loo roll? In fact Switzerland has enough to last for months, but stockists are putting in serious overtime. 

Global talent Firms lament red tape for hiring foreign talent in Switzerland

Switzerland is losing ground to other countries as an attractive place to do business due to the complexity of hiring young, foreign talent.

This content was published on March 12, 2020 12:13 PM

Covid-19 What does the lockdown in Italy mean for Switzerland?

The Italian government’s decision to impose travel restrictions on Italy has raised fears for the economy in Ticino.

Employment impacts Companies seek to cushion the economic blow of coronavirus

As some Swiss businesses are forced to cut back on working hours due to the coronavirus, more are requesting financial support from authorities.

This content was published on March 2, 2020 4:39 PM

Finding a job Are you emotionally fit for that job? A Swiss test can tell.

As employers look for new ways to find the best talent, scientists in Switzerland have developed a test to measure what can’t be found on a CV.

pymetrics The future of talent acquisition

Frida Polli is a neuroscientist and co-founder of pymetrics, an AI-based job matching platform based in the United States.

Without work Who can collect Swiss unemployment benefits?

If you lose your job in Switzerland, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. This is what you need to know.

Industrial espionage One third of Swiss companies are spied on

Switzerland is an attractive target for industrial espionage. For the first time, a study shows the extent of the problem.

Solidarity in agriculture Where consumers and farmers pull together

Volunteers invest effort and money in a Swiss farming initiative to show solidarity with like-minded people and harvest top-quality vegetables.

Labour market Switzerland could ‘lack 700,000 workers’ in decade’s time

Swiss Employers’ Association warns country is facing a shortage of 700,000 workers in ten years’ time and that immigration was key to plug the gap.

This content was published on January 24, 2020 11:30 AM