employees

How to incentivize staff without stretching salary budgets

Attracting and retaining talent is a key success factor for companies today. It’s also a major cost factor - so it pays to invest strategically in incentivization. In a world of transformation, HR leaders also need to ensure that they’re ploughing resources into the right skills and technology.
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Lessons learned in new Swiss job registration requirement

The new Swiss job registration requirement entered into force on 1 July 2018. Since then, job postings at local unemployment offices have nearly tripled. What are the lessons learned so far as businesses, HR and the competent administrations grapple with this additional burden?
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Swiss immigration: recent developments and outlook 2018

Looking back at 2017 and forward to 2018, I offer an overview of the latest developments and outline some recommendations for navigating Switzerland’s immigration laws and admission practice. It’s clear employers will have to review recruitment processes before the ‘Stop Mass Immigration’ plan takes effect in July 2018.
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How ‘Stop Mass Immigration’ may impact your recruiting process in 2018

The media describes the current 'Stop Mass Immigration' initiative implementation plan as 'light' or even 'super light'. But, is it really so light? Actually, it looks like the initiative affects far more employers than initially assumed.
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Fighting insider threats: One size fits all doesn’t work

Stop insider threat before it walks through the door. Robust screening and vetting processes alongside traditional recruitment strategies can help spot red flags. And the periodic review of existing employees is also an essential countermeasure. Above all, when in doubt, seek outside help.
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Globally mobile employees: what are the key risks to address?

The latest global mobility survey from KPMG Switzerland highlights how global mobility has evolved during the past decade, the key risks which all employers with internationally mobile employees should be addressing today, and what companies could do to improve their mobility policies and processes.
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