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how to find permanent jobs in switzerland


how to find permanent jobs in switzerland 

How to find jobs in Switzerland

Expatica jobs

On Expatica’s listing of job in Switzerland, you’ll find a constantly updated list of Swiss jobs for foreigner and English speakers in different sector across the country.


If you’re from the EU or you can search for a job in Switzerland through , the European Job Mobility Portal. This is a European Commission site aid the freedom of movement within the European Economic Area. As well as looking for work, you can upload your CV, which prospective employer can view, as well as get advice on the legal and administrative issues involved in working Switzerland.

Public employment services

The Regional Employment Centres  in the different cantons throughout Switzerland will help citizen find work. You can register at your local office  look at current vacancies on their Job Area page.

Job websites in Switzerland

You can find general job in Switzerland on a number of websites, many of which advertise job in Switzerland for foreigner and in English:


Jobscout 24




Seasonworker – ski job


Total job

Specialist jobs in Switzerland

Alpha – for executives

Euro Science Job – research and post-doc jobs

Robert Walters – accountancy and finance

SwissLinx – executive, technology and finance

Diversity – pharmaceutical

IT job in Switzerland

Techno Jobs – IT and technical jobs

Darwin – IT and telecomJobs – IT/ software developers

Jobs at international for

Many international are also based in Switzerland, especially Geneva.   work in Switzerland for foreigners at the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation, and the International Red Cross, as well as visit this list of non-governmental  in Geneva and elsewhere in Switzerland.

Jobs in Switzerland for English speakers 

Despite Switzerland’s multilingual workforce, there is demand for English-speaker in Switzerland. Job in Switzerland for English speaker are widely advertised, including on several of the job  above, as well as on:

Jobs in Geneva

Jobs in Zurich

The Local

Top Language Jobs

Recruitment agencies in Switzerland

It’s easy to register at any of the many private employment  in Switzerland. Private recruitment agencies are called placement in Switzerland. Manpower and  are two of the main agencies but you can find many more doing an internet search. You can also find  list of agencies who are licensed to work in this field in the Swiss Yellow Page.

Teaching job in Switzerland

Getting a job teaching English in Switzerland can be hard as many locals already speak it, but if you can find a teaching job in Switzerland the pay  good. You can find jobs on to-i or with the British Council. Circle of School has jobs for English teachers in state school but you must be either an EU citizen or married to one.

You can also check international school in Switzerland and Swiss universities.

Swiss jobs in

Jobs may be published in newspapers: look in the classifieds under e in German,  in Italian.

Woman reading a business newspaper

The main newspapers with online job search tools include , while you can also find printed job ads in , Le Temp (Geneva),  and Tribune  on a specific day a week. You can find a full list of Swiss online newspaper here.


Swiss job vacancies are often filled through contact, so networking can be key. Join professional networking site such :


American International Club of Geneva

Organisation of Women in Trade: Geneva

Executives International

Career Women’s Forum

Irish Business Network 

Business and Professional Woman  

Chambers of commerce in each canton often networking events for professionals; find the contact detail for each canton here. You can also try linking up with others in the same field through social networking site like Meetup.

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