5 Reasons Why You Should Join a Startup in Switzerland

I am very passionate about startups because I believe they bring a lot of new innovation and life into our economy. This is a passion that many of my coaching clients share with me. About 60% or more of them want to join a startup in Switzerland. Let’s talk about the definition of a startup.…

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3 Success Stories of People Who Found Their Job in Switzerland Through the Hidden Job Market

In this blog post I want to give you a better idea to understand how the hidden job market in Switzerland works and tell you about 4 success stories from people who found their new career in Switzerland through the hidden job market.   80/20 Rule A good old friend, Vilfredo Pareto, introduced this principle…

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Think Summer is a Bad Time to Look For a Job in Switzerland? Think Again

Two weeks ago, one of my coaching clients sent me an email with the subject “Bad news”. I was expecting really bad news. He sent me an article from somebody who mentioned that in summer in Switzerland, everyone is on vacation. My client feared that this could have a highly negative impact on his job…

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Where You Can Find the Best Jobs in Switzerland and Why They Are Not on Job Boards

Getting a job in Switzerland is one thing but I expect if you read this that you don’t just want an average job where you get to do average work. If you do, please stop reading here. In this article I’m going to talk about where you can find the best jobs in Switzerland and…

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Why Do You Do What You Do? + How to Master the Job Interview [Download 18-Page Interview Preparation Kit]

Yesterday, I was talking to a potential coaching client on Skype and she talked about her situation and the issues she is facing. Towards the end of the conversation she asked me if she can ask me a few personal questions. I agreed. Read this blog post to understand the importance of communicating your “Why”…

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Why Having a CV Can Stop You From Getting a Great Job in Switzerland

I recently stumbled upon this blog post from Seth Godin about CVs and the question if you should actually even have one. I completely agree with Seth on this and here is why.   Sending in Your CV Makes Rejecting You Easy If you see a job published somewhere on a job board, LinkedIn or a…

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A Great Alternative to Start Your Career in Switzerland

There is a great alternative to starting with full time employment in Switzerland. Some people call it interim management, others call it contracting or temp work. I call it “project based” work or position in this article because I’m talking about the project driven roles. Whatever you want to call it, it’s great for a…

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6 Types of Companies in Switzerland That Hire You Even If You Don’t Speak German or French

Whenever I ask people what their biggest challenge is in finding a job in Switzerland, the top answer is almost always consistent.  Many people think that their lack of German or French means a dead-end for their job search in Switzerland. I think people mainly believe so for three reasons, which are: 1. They don’t…

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Safeguard clause for EU: How to Get a Work Permit in Switzerland With Limited Quotas

It has been talked about for a while and you can read it in every major newspaper. The safeguard clause has initiated discussions and fear about what is going to happen with the immigration to Switzerland in the future from the EU. I also received many requests on my opinion on this topic from my…

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Companies in Your Industry That Hire English Speakers in Switzerland

One of the most popular blog posts at jordico.com is the list with 122 Companies That Hire English Speakers in Switzerland. It has been shared almost 500 times and has helped many people to get started in their career transition in Switzerland. I believe that you should have such a list for yourself in your…

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