Jobtic Mag - jobs magazine in Switzerland


The three pillars of switzerland

Jobs market - 21 April 2010

According to an international comparison by the Mercer society, Switzerland has one of the better graded social security systems in the world. What sort of system would that be? The three pillars of Switzerland. The three "pillars" are essentially funds to which the Swiss people contribute to during their active life and benefit from once retired, handicapped, sick, and etc. Each functio...

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Economic rebound in electronics

Jobs market - 19 April 2010

2010, according to electronics manufacturers, will be the year of the rebound. After the decreasing sales due to the economic crisis, they hope to see better days thanks to the development of emerging economies and the evolution of the material they produce. Shawn Dubravac, analyst, foresees a better future: "This year will be the year of reconstruction." A study involving 450'000 shop-owners...

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Electronics

Jobs market - 15 April 2010

Older than you may imagine, yet young among the sciences, electronics were born in 1904, with the invention, by John Ambrose Fleming, of the vacuum tube. What are electronics exactly? Formally, electronics are a branch of applied physics whose subject is low electric current devices and the circulation of electrons in them, hence the name of this science. Nowadays, nothing would be done with...

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Recruiting trends 2010 switzerland

Jobs market - 15 April 2010

A study by Monster.ch shows that qualified workers are lacking in Switzerland. This study, by the name of "Recruiting Trends 2010 Switzerland", was done in collaboration with the 500 biggest companies in Switzerland. A priori, this lack is not connected to the recent weakening of the economy. Indeed, the rarity of skilled workers seems to be a constant: Swiss companies estimate that about three...

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Work peace

Jobs market - 6 April 2010

From France to Switzerland, there is an entirely different approach to the employer/employee conflict. While in France the trend is to "go on strike first, negotiate later", to quote Catherine Aebischer, in Switzerland we have a long tradition of social peace going back to the 1930's and the Great Depression. In that tormented era - fascists and communists are fighting in the street for a reo...

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