Young job-hoppers struggle in Switzerland

Employee and boss handshaking after a job interview

The employer report from Switzerland is officially released. One main message presented in the press release is that young people who frequently change jobs or work in positions that are unrelated to their vocational or academic studies are hampering their job chances. Indiscriminate measures that aim to get unemployed people back to work as quickly as possible and in temporary positions can therefore put them at a disadvantage.

Read the press release from the University of Basel here (

Read the full report (In German) here

Read the comparative employer report and reports from Bulgaria, Greece and Norway here


Listen to a radio interview on SRF 2 Kultur with Christian Imdorf (Starting at18:49 – 23:04) here (