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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey

More pessimistic prospects for the Swiss labor market at the start of 2017

The Manpower employment outlook survey is carried out each quarter to look at companies' intentions with regard to increasing or decreasing their staffing levels in the next quarter. Launched more than 50 years ago in the United States and conducted in 42 countries and territories, this survey represents one of the most recognized employment surveys in the world.

It is composed in a manner that is representative of each national economy and is based on a single question posed to all the employers participating in the study: "How do you see your company's total employment changing during the next quarter, compared with the current quarter?" In Switzerland, the national survey is conducted by Right Management Consultants, who interview over 750 employers.

 

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3rd Quarter 2017

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4th Quarter 2017

12.12.2017:

1st Quarter 2018

Swiss employers' hiring plans for the 1st quarter of 2017

2 %
plan to hire
91 %
plan to keep workforce level steady
2 %
are unsure about hiring plans
5 %
plan to let staff go

Q1 2017 Swiss Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results

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The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey provides you with a forward-looking perspective on hiring in your area. The results help you understand your competition for talent within your industry and market and can help guide your workforce management strategies.

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Past editions

An archive of the current year plus two previous years of reports is provided below.

 

Cover 1Q16 Cover 2Q16 Cover 3Q16 Cover 4Q16
Report 1st quarter 2016 Report 2nd quarter 2016 Report 3rd quarter 2016 Report 4th quarter 2016

 

Cover 1Q15

Cover 2Q15

 

Cover 3Q15

 

Cover 4Q15
Report 1st quarter 2015 Report 2nd quarter 2015 Report 3rd quarter 2015 Report 4th quarter 2015

 

 

Couverture 1Q14

Couverture 2Q14

Couverture 3Q14 Couverture 4Q14
Report 1st quarter 2014 Report 2nd quarter 2014 Report 3rd quarter 2014 Report 4th quarter 2014