Hiring Talent: Why Switzerland is Falling Behind

Alpine view of valleys and mountains in Switzerland
Mountains - of red tape, that is

MATTHEW FEARGRIEVE, former foreign worker and “C”-permit holder, considers how Switzerland’s labour market needs to change in order to hire and retain a skilled non-Swiss workforce.

It sometimes takes a Black Swan event, like a global pandemic, to hold up a mirror to a country so that it may see its own reflection; how it looks to the outside world, how it does things, how it…