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Old 07.11.2018, 00:01
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I second you as I am still getting BS replies from interesting job offers, like I am overqualified for the position or I don't have experience in something so basic as for example holding up a pen - just joking, but I mean very basic things which anyone could learn in a week. The job market is definitely not a good yet.

A lot of this you will find is that employers have already found their ideal candidate, who is a foreigner without a visa and in order to get the visa they have to show they have made an effort to find somebody here, with a permit.


By giving BS answers, they build up a dossier showing they have tried and unfortunately nobody was suitable so they just have to employ a foreigner.
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Re: Job market status

If you got a reply that your are "too senior" for a position then it actually means that you are too old and too expensive.
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If you got a reply that your are "too senior" for a position then it actually means that you are too old and too expensive.
Nothing new There's still lots of companies looking for experienced engineers willing to work for 70 to 90k. I don't judge anyone but for me it's very low compared with other options. I can easily get 70 to 90k € in Germany, Netherlands, the UK, where the cost of living is much lower.
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If you got a reply that your are "too senior" for a position then it actually means that you are too old and too expensive.
Or rather that the company doesn´t want to pay for the expertise people bring with them
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Re: Job market status

Hey guys, I spent some time reading this report (also available in DE and FR):

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/it/home...l.6146734.html

The conclusion: today is the best time to find a job since 2008.

Plus, the Swiss central bank just confirmed that the economy is expanding and more job creation is predicted:

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/gross-d...bound/44449854

So, let's not drop the ball, have confidence and good luck on your job search.
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Or rather that the company doesn´t want to pay for the expertise people bring with them
Or the company simple doesn't need that expertise?
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Nothing new There's still lots of companies looking for experienced engineers willing to work for 70 to 90k. I don't judge anyone but for me it's very low compared with other options. I can easily get 70 to 90k € in Germany, Netherlands, the UK, where the cost of living is much lower.
Perhaps the supply of engineers in Switzerland is high at the moment?
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Perhaps the supply of engineers in Switzerland is high at the moment?

Maybe they are not needed here anymore, alone Credit Suisse employs 8'000 computer scientists in India, in 16 different locations!



https://insideparadeplatz.ch/2017/11...n-it-fabriken/
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