Here you find information about visas, work permits, social insurance, living and working in Switzerland and much more:
In Switzerland, companies generally expect the following formats and information in your application:
⚠️ IMPORTANT: submit your CV (curriculum vitae) in the language in which the job profile is published!
👉 arrangement of all information and documents chronologically backwards
👉 a professional picture (even if this might be prohibited by law in your home country, Swiss law applies in Switzerland!)
👉 reference letters, references and/or information on reference sources
👉 copies of your diplomas/certificates
👉 when required: a copy of an extracts from criminal records, debt collection register, certificate of good standing, etc.
👉 when required: information on your last and desired salary
👉 a valid work permit for Switzerland
Depending on industry, company, hierarchical or security level, your documents and data will be subjected to
intensive background checks.
You're not sure which documents you should provide? Call us or drop us a message.
⚠️ IMPORTANT: avoid the most common mistake: applying with a standard CV.
Invest some time and focus on the position advertised and on the company!
Do some research and collect information about the company, team, company culture, etc. you might use to customize your application.
Switzerland: 1 country, 4 official languages!
Even though many vacancies are written in English, do not underestimate the fact that English is not an official language in Switzerland.
When German and French are indicated as "great advantage" or "an asset", then you should be aware that this is the mother tongue of your future colleagues a/o customers!
If the advertisement text is written in German, German is usually also the internal business language!