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How many unemployed in Switzerland as a result of Covid-19?

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Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

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Peter
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Old 10.04.2020, 13:08
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Hi,

Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

Best,

Peter
Over there? Where?
What do you mean by professionel services?

Yes, there is a lot of Kurzarbeit (short work) going on.

https://www.20min.ch/finance/news/st...igen--21180546
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Hi,

Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

Best,

Peter
Who are you, and where are you to make such a post with the wording „over there“? Currently we’re flattening the curve (and it‘s even going down). But we‘re cautious as always, and hope it will continue this way.

So our chances of getting back to a functioning professional services industry currently look a tiny bit better than many countries. But Switzerland has always been cautious, so it will do it after a great deal of thinking and planning ahead.

Any more questions?
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Who are you, and where are you to make such a post with the wording „over there“? Currently we’re flattening the curve (and it‘s even going down). But we‘re cautious as always, and hope it will continue this way.

So our chances of getting back to a functioning professional services industry currently look a tiny bit better than many countries. But Switzerland has always been cautious, so it will do it after a great deal of thinking and planning ahead.

Any more questions?
All the OP did was ask a few questions. Why such an aggressively-toned response?
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All the OP did was ask a few questions. Why such an aggressively-toned response?
Wonder when factual information started to be labeled „aggressive“ or „nasty“
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Re: How many unemployed in Switzerland as a result of Covid-19?

Some Predictions say, das unemployment could rise in the area of 7 %, in a newspaper they wrote , you can add up your salary hurt by the corona crises, working in logistics or on a farm , harvesting aspargus or strawberries.

In the USA 16.6 Million people lost their job in the last 3 weeks......
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Wonder when factual information started to be labeled „aggressive“ or „nasty“
...or passive aggressive?
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Wonder when factual information started to be labeled „aggressive“ or „nasty“
Please stop digging, your post was pure opinion and not appreciate in the least.
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Who are you, and where are you to make such a post with the wording „over there“? Currently we’re flattening the curve (and it‘s even going down). But we‘re cautious as always, and hope it will continue this way.

So our chances of getting back to a functioning professional services industry currently look a tiny bit better than many countries. But Switzerland has always been cautious, so it will do it after a great deal of thinking and planning ahead.

Any more questions?
Never mind ZuriRollt. I forgive you.

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I don‘t believe in god, and tbh I think you shouldn‘t either
That's a petty. Good luck.
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Hi,

Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

Best,

Peter
Professional services industry? Probably almost no-one lost their jobs unless their company has gone bust. It's not the service industry and most people have laptops and can work from home.

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Who are you, and where are you to make such a post with the wording „over there“? Currently we’re flattening the curve (and it‘s even going down). But we‘re cautious as always, and hope it will continue this way.

So our chances of getting back to a functioning professional services industry currently look a tiny bit better than many countries. But Switzerland has always been cautious, so it will do it after a great deal of thinking and planning ahead.

Any more questions?
Did you forget to take your meds yesterday?

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Please stop digging, your post was pure opinion and not appreciate in the least.
Incorrect. I appreciated it. But then, I do believe in God.
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Hi,

Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

Best,

Peter
General stats here: https://www.amstat.ch/v2/fr/index.html

Any information with a finer level of detail is considered an asset, ask a consultant

As a professional service consultant offering a freebie: fine, thanks for asking. Just working from home. Clients still ask and receive offers. Missed the end of the ski season and missing now a few beers on a sunny terrace but fine.
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... and missing now a few beers on a sunny terrace but fine.
Isn't this the only thing you can actually do these days?


In one big company where I work, we put a hiring ban and cancelled all new temporary contracts due to begin this year (i.e. internships and external services). Also cut project budgets and investments where possible. Permanent staff is fine so far, nobody got fired or put on kurzarbeit.


I also heard that some people (not in my company, though) had to go down from 100 to 80 or 60% since childcare is shut down.
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There's work to be had.

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/asparag...rkers/45679386
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Re: How many unemployed in Switzerland as a result of Covid-19?

I honestly think there may be some economy sectors where it is a golden time to look for work (if you have the work permit), since you only compete with internal Swiss applicants these days.
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Re: How many unemployed in Switzerland as a result of Covid-19?

idk what a professional service is, but for people not working with the public it's decent for now, the crisis may hit hard soon though.
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Hi,

Does anyone have a statistic about how many have lost their jobs as a result of Covid-19 in Switzerland?

I just wondered how the professional services industry is doing over there now?

Best,

Peter
It is way to early to say how any of this pans out... I'd expect it will be at least 18 months before all the current aid packages start to wash out and we can start to get a feel for how things might look.
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