The number of job advertisements in Switzerland decreased with the aggravation of the Corona-crisis. She sagged in two weeks to around 26 percent, as special evaluations show that in the framework of the Adecco Group, Swiss Job Market Index for the Swiss stock exchanges.

shortly before the age of 16. March, as the Federal Council had announced the “extraordinary situation”, the Job Index compared to the first quarter of the previous year, an increase of 4 per cent, as the Swiss recruiter, announced on Monday.

Medical staff wanted

The demand for medical personnel is above average. Already before the crisis people for health were searched. Especially nursing staff, and pharmacy helper.

In the first quarter, there were also a high number of vacancies for the occupations of construction and Expansion. Also a high demand in the area of hospitality and personal services. This also includes Service and kitchen staff, and housekeeping occupations, occupations of order and security.

“Currently we can observe because of the crisis, arrangements for Restaurants, hotels and Events in the hospitality industry and in the hospitality industry, a sharp decline in the demand for Staff,” explains Nicole Burth, CEO of the Adecco group, Switzerland.

recovery is possible

The drop in vacancies since then is striking, and remember to past crises, such as the Frank shock 2015, or the banking crisis of 2008, says Burth. The situation here is, however, a completely new, so thanks to short-time work, the opportunities for a medium-term recovery intact.

Except for the medical staff are currently looking particularly for personnel in the food industry, Online retail trade, and occassionally in logistics and industrial companies. Adecco tests accordingly employees in affected areas, the desired areas reposition.

The next Job Index is published at the beginning of July. Then the effects of the Corona will have a crisis on the overall job market and, in particular, for the various professional groups in more Detail to show. (SDA/way)


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protection against Coronavirus

recommendations of the Federal office for health, how you can protect yourself:


wash your hands: Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use a Hand sanitizer. Don’t sneeze, you Sneeze into the hands, or cough in a handkerchief; or if you have none, in the bend of your elbow. Handkerchiefs to dispose of properly: paper towels, should be disposed of after use in a closed waste bin. You stay in fever and cough necessarily at home.

contact minimize

Stay home and avoid wherever possible contact with people. You go only in the following exceptional situations, out of the house: the food doctor shopping or pharmacy visit / the home office is for your job not possible / you have to help other people. You keep if possible 2 meters distance to your fellow human beings, for example, in a line or at meetings. Avoid contact with people breathing or have a cough. You avoid public transport. You can be all that is possible to home deliver. Important: No welcome kiss, no hugs, no shaking hands.

stay Informed

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when should the ch one to the doctor?

do not Go out in the symptoms (difficulty breathing, cough, or fever) in the Public and contact you immediately – first by phone, a Doctor, a doctor or a health care facility.


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