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Our in-depth analysis and surveys on employment and related areas

In this section you can find information on topics related to the world of work, covering issues such as your personal online branding, salaries, and commuting.
You will also find our Confidence Index here, a comparison tool that allows you to judge the mood of the nation in terms of employment.
These tools will help you to better understand where you stand in the Swiss marketplace, so, set your career to growth mode by utilising their information.

Future of Work

You’ve probably seen the headline “robots are coming for your job!” While there is no doubt that some job roles will become obsolete as technology evolves, the likes of AI, automation and robotics are not here to “take over.” They’re actually enhancing what we do, and how we do it. These robots could be better described as human-deployed tools that enable us to be more agile, more responsive and more ambitious. In other words, the future of work will be populated by technology that is deployed and implemented by humans.

Find out more about the future of work.


Trend Watch - Sector Trends with a Global Perspective

Our survey of over 18,000 professionals in 36 countries revealed hotspots in Marketing, Engineering, HR, Finance and Sales for candidates. We looked at why, exploring the key trends and emerging opportunities in these locations.

Find out more about Trend Watch

CFO and Financial Leadership Insights

For the CFO & Financial Leadership Insights Michael Page personally interviewed an international panel of CFOs from regional and global companies between December 2017 and January 2018 concerning the human challenges they face, and how they have dealt with them.

Find out more about our CFO and Financial Leadership Insights

Salary Factsheets

Do you want to compare your salary to similar positions in a different sector? Would like to know the average salary for the position you apply for?


Confidence Index

The Confidence Index is a measure of how optimistic job applicants are about the current job market. The responses are based on those that applied for a job published on our Michael Page and Page Personnel websites.

Find out more about our Confidence Index!

Transport and commute survey

In a PageGroup study to better understand the commuting habits of those in Europe, we surveyed 1,558 professionals in Switzerland to understand what impact commuting has on retention, productivity and work in general.

Find out more about our Transport and commute survey!