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The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

I swear I am fed-up working long hours with very short breaks when I see so much action from EF members supposedly at work on here & Swiss who have long lunch breaks & are never there when you need them (or take bloody ages to do anything).

I wonder what jobs I could do then (apart from being a media consultant) where I could sit around twiddling my thumbs & popping off for half a day trip for lunch of & course with very little responsiblity for myself.

I've no problems with interviews & well qualified but I am still searching a position where if possible I can be on permanent 'standby' just like members on here. What jobs are you actually doing?
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Old 12.01.2011, 12:10
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

How about...haus mann?
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Old 12.01.2011, 12:11
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

This is my job: Asset Allocation Technician (when Katy Perry visits CH)

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Old 12.01.2011, 12:32
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

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How about...haus mann?
Whaaat? Tried that for a month, that is the toughest of all...
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I swear I am fed-up working long hours with very short breaks when I see so much action from EF members supposedly at work on here & Swiss who have long lunch breaks & are never there when you need them (or take bloody ages to do anything).

I wonder what jobs I could do then (apart from being a media consultant) where I could sit around twiddling my thumbs & popping off for half a day trip for lunch of & course with very little responsiblity for myself.

I've no problems with interviews & well qualified but I am still searching a position where if possible I can be on permanent 'standby' just like members on here. What jobs are you actually doing?
sorry, we're just highly efficient and productive and can do our jobs while multi-tasking on facebook and EF.
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Old 12.01.2011, 13:06
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sorry, we're just highly efficient and productive and can do our jobs while multi-tasking on facebook and EF.
er....absolutely !!
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be on permanent 'standby' just like members on here. What jobs are you actually doing?
I am not on standby I am the personification of multitasking.
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Old 12.01.2011, 14:41
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

Man-whoring would give you flexible hours.
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Gives you flexible everything, doesn't it Ouchboy?
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Old 12.01.2011, 14:55
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

Why don't you try to move to France. even more relaxing there ( 35 hour week, lots of RTT, long weekend, strikes etc...) unless you work for telecom or the post obviously.
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Old 12.01.2011, 15:07
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

Transition - perhaps you just need to work smarter at your current job?
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I would suggest becoming a professional footballer, they work about 1 day a week, and train about 2 mornings a week. Downside is, you'd only be able to command a salary of about 60-120k chf per week, so it may not be worth it. Not sure you can live in Zurich on that unless you are single.
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Now ^finally there is a good question: 60 -120k/week - enough to live on?
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Now I understand the track record of Swiss football teams.
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Old 12.01.2011, 16:06
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I want to work in a Swiss library. The one where I live only opens at 10am, closes for 2 hours for lunch, closes very early on the eve of public holidays and doesn't open on Monday morning.
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Old 12.01.2011, 16:11
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Re: The cushiest jobs in Switzerland

I run a pub in Geneva, the only time I actually stop working is when I sleep But I love it!
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Old 12.01.2011, 16:14
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sorry, we're just highly efficient and productive and can do our jobs while multi-tasking on facebook and EF.

I didn't know we were so many women on this forum...
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Old 12.01.2011, 16:26
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I didn't know we were so many men on this forum...
Fixed that for ya.
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Old 12.01.2011, 16:29
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Fixed that for ya.
Now now LIBicim,

We all know that you wish this to be true, so we are all going to pretend it for you! There there!
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Now now LIBicim,

We all know that you wish this to be true, so we are all going to pretend it for you! There there!
Well Nil, I don't wish..I just know.
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