Employment barometer in the 4th quarter 2017 Number of jobs rise for the first time in three years, including in the industrial sector
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Neuchâtel, 26 February 2018 (FSO) - In the 4th quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.8% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.4% with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period rose by 0.6%. The Swiss economy counted 9000 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (+16.8%) and the employment outlook indicator is also indicating an upward trend (+1.2%). These are some of the findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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