Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Help & tips > Permits/visas/government
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 28.05.2015, 22:10
Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Geneva
Posts: 2
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
juristderya has no particular reputation at present
Non-EU work permit problem

It has been a long time I've been looking for a job.. But even if I fit the position (I'm a lawyer with very good IT skills), I always get stuck with the work permit barrier in Switzerland.

I really feel hopeless.. I do a PhD in Law, and I will soon obtain my degree. So I have a student Permit B until October.

I applied to a bank as a e-discorvery officer..they told me maybe they can get the work permit, if I am chosen of course.. (as this job is rare)

Any advice is wellcome

Many thanks!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 29.05.2015, 11:58
Medea Fleecestealer's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Misery-Courtion
Posts: 13,549
Groaned at 171 Times in 135 Posts
Thanked 9,674 Times in 5,521 Posts
Medea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond reputeMedea Fleecestealer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Non-EU work permit problem

Yes, it is difficult, did you expect it to be otherwise? The non-EU hiring rules are strict and unless there are few Swiss/EU candidates to fill the position you're not going to be hired.

https://www.bfm.admin.ch/bfm/en/home...zulassung.html

The good news is that foreign students who graduate from a Swiss uni are supposed to be on equal footting when it comes to being hired. But an employer still needs to prove an economic or scientific importance criteria to be able to hire you.

https://www.bfm.admin.ch/bfm/en/home...abgaenger.html

I don't know your field, but I would think that a law degree isn't going to be especially economic or scientific to meet the criteria.

That said, you do have an employer who's interested in hiring you so you may be chosen and they will then apply for a permit. If your combination of skills are the only fit for the position then they stand a good chance of getting approval.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank Medea Fleecestealer for this useful post:
  #3  
Old 29.05.2015, 16:10
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Rheinfelden
Posts: 480
Groaned at 3 Times in 3 Posts
Thanked 177 Times in 118 Posts
Bexie has an excellent reputationBexie has an excellent reputationBexie has an excellent reputationBexie has an excellent reputation
Re: Non-EU work permit problem

Try the Big Pharmas as well. They are regulated to heck and back, more so in some ways than the banking community, so have thriving compliance departments
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 29.05.2015, 17:36
Kreeeee's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: FR
Posts: 209
Groaned at 3 Times in 3 Posts
Thanked 265 Times in 101 Posts
Kreeeee has earned some respectKreeeee has earned some respect
Re: Non-EU work permit problem

I used to work in eDiscovery. Don't do it!
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Work permit for a non-EU spouse of an EU L-permit holder lesneludki Permits/visas/government 20 21.03.2016 18:41
work permit: non EU & non-mandatory internship Foofiegoo Permits/visas/government 5 30.09.2014 17:08
Swiss work permit for Non-EU-citizens working in EU Anastasiia Permits/visas/government 10 05.03.2014 13:41
Does marriage give me a visa to work? [non-EU marrying non-EU B permit holder] AshleyfrmKS Permits/visas/government 16 09.02.2012 13:47
Non EU B (Conditional)Permit -New Company registeration - Problem Dreispitz Permits/visas/government 3 13.08.2009 13:33


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 10:46.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0