Our Partner 2019
The Employers Association of Banks represents employers’ interests for banks in Switzerland and lobbies for attractive and competitive framework conditions within the Swiss financial centre. The association represents all banking groups nationwide. As patron of the collective employment contract for banks, the Employers Association of Banks is committed to promoting social partnership and thus ensures there are no social disputes within the industry.
Swarovski is a family-run company, founded more than 120 years ago in Wattens, Austria, which has become a leading group of global companies, committed to stable growth and maintaining its place at the forefront of design, creativity, and technological innovation.
Siemens Austria is one of the leading technology companies of the country. In total around 10,700 employees work for Siemens in Austria. Sales in the 2018 fiscal year amounted to 3.3 billion euros. The business activities focus on the area’s electrification, automation and digitalization. This includes systems and services for power generation, transmission and distribution as well as energy efficient products and solutions for production, transportation and building technologies. Automation technologies, software and data analytics play a major role in these areas. With its six plants, globally active competence centers and regional expertise in every single Federal Province, Siemens Austria significantly contributes to the local value add. With around 10,700 suppliers – roughly 6,200 of these are based in Austria – the purchasing volume of Siemens Austria from outside suppliers itself amounted to more than 1,1 billion euros in the past fiscal year. Siemens Austria not only holds the business responsibility for the local market, but also for 18 additional countries in the region Central and Eastern Europe as well as for Israel.
As part of the Otto Group OTTO is one of Europe’s most successful e-commerce companies and Germany’s biggest online retailer for Furniture and Home Furnishing products. Now OTTO is continuing to develop their business model into a platform - very probably the most fundamental change at OTTO since taking their first steps in e-commerce in 1995. In Hamburg 4700 people work passionately on creating the future of eCommerce.
Volunty is a pioneer of modern Employee Engagement Solutions, promoting workplaces that are about more than just work. With the goal to sustainably boost Employee Engagement in companies, Volunty identifies and organizes customized employee activities in the areas of corporate volunteering, team-building, sports, culture, and education. Volunty offers a modern SaaS-Solution to process communication, coordination and reporting of activities, and measure the overall impact on Employee Engagement.
PwC Switzerland is the leading audit and advisory company in Switzerland. PwC's purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory, tax & legal and Digital Services. Within PwC Switzerland more than 3,000 employees and partners in 14 locations in Switzerland and one in the Principality of Liechtenstein help to create the value organisations and individuals are looking for.
Great Place to Work® surveys around 10,000 companies worldwide every year, making it the best-known and largest initiative to improve workplace culture. In addition to the annual award for the best employers in Switzerland, the experts in workplace culture specialize in the development of employer brands (Employer Value Proposition) and the conception and implementation of consulting projects.
Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is The Airline of Switzerland. It serves 108 destinations in 43 countries all over the world from Zurich and Geneva. With a fleet of 91 aircraft, SWISS transports some 17 million passengers every year. More than 9000 employees from 74 countries around the globe cater for an unforgettable flight experience at SWISS.
Swiss WorldCargo offers a comprehensive airport-to-airport service for high-quality goods and intensive-care freight to some 120 destinations in more than 80 countries.
As The Airline of Switzerland, SWISS stands for Switzerland's traditional values and is committed to the highest standards of product and service quality.
SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group and a member of the Star Alliance. In 2017, SWISS generated a total operating income of around CHF 5 billion.
HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich
With 2300 students and approx. 500 lecturers, the HWZ is the largest university with exclusive focus on part-time education in economics in Switzerland, offering a full suite of courses: bachelor, masters, doctorate and other courses. In 2016, the HWZ was the first university of applied sciences in Switzerland to be institutionally accredited (HFKG).
HR Today sees itself as the leading medium for the Swiss HR expert community. In line with the motto "Know-how for tomorrow", HR Today deliberately focuses on cutting-edge content with a view to helping the HR specialist readership to shape tomorrow's world today. HR Today was named by the Swiss Media Association as the most innovative and highest quality specialist medium in Switzerland.
Benify is a high-growth, private-equity backed, independent global software company totally focused on the development and support of global benefit management and communication software.
“SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.”
XING provides advice and support to its more than 15 million members during the upheaval processes in the world of work. In an environment marked by a shortage of skilled workers, digitalization, and changes in values, XING helps its members achieve as harmonious a work/life balance as possible. For example, members can use XING Jobs to find the position that meets their individual needs, keep up to date with the news offerings on XING and participate in the debate, or find out about changes and trends in the new world of work on the XING spielraum topics portal.
In early 2015, the Jobbörse.com website – the biggest job search engine in the German-speaking market – was added to the Company’s portfolio. Prior to this, XING had further strengthened its position as the market leader in social recruiting by acquiring kununu, the leading employer review platform in the German-speaking market. XING continued on its growth trajectory in 2017 by acquiring Prescreen, the fastest-growing applicant tracking system provider in Europe, and InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad. Established in 2003, XING has been listed since 2006 and has been a TecDAX member since September 2011. XING employs about 1,400 people. The head office is based in Hamburg, with subsidiaries Zurich, Munich, Barcelona, Vienna and Porto.
Oracle is a multinational computer technology corporation that specializes primarily in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software products - particularly its own brands of database management systems. Oracle provides essential elements for companies to pioneer innovations and drive new business models. For example, applications based on artificial intelligence (AI) can suggest the next best actions, automate answers, and provide personalized service. Oracle embeds machine learning into several management and security offerings to help monitor, troubleshoot, and predict potential outages and security breaches. We enable automated but personalized interactions across our applications via digital assistants - and we’ve integrated AI into analytics to help discover hidden patterns.
Oracle helps customers develop roadmaps, migrate to the cloud, and take advantage of emerging technologies from any point: new cloud deployments, on-premises environments, and hybrid implementations. Oracle’s approach makes it easy for companies to get started in the cloud and even easier to expand as business grows.
Oracle is the #1 provider of business software, with a broad portfolio of solutions for companies of all sizes.
Swiss Federal Railways is divided into four divisions and eight groups. The divisions manage and develop the relevant operational business. These divisions are:
The groups serves however the purpose of managing and controlling the company and supporting the operational business of the divisions with service and support function. These groups are:
The corporation is led in an entrepreneurial manner. A performance agreement between Swiss Federal Railways and the Swiss Confederation defines the requirements and is updated every four years. At the same time the compensation rates per train and track-kilometre are defined.
Subsidiary SBB GmbH is responsible for passenger traffic in Germany. It operates the Wiesentalbahn and the Seehas services.
Further subsidiaries are Thurbo, RegionAlps, AlpTransit Gotthard AG, Cisalpino AG and TiLo (the latter in consortium with Italian authorities). The Swiss Federal Railways hold significant shares of the Zentralbahn and Lyria SAS.
To maintain heritage, the Stiftung Historisches Erbe der SBB ("SBB Historic") was founded in 2002. This foundation takes care of the historic rolling stock and runs a technical library in Bern, document and photographic archives, and the SBB poster collection. (TM)
LHH is the global talent development leader in connecting people to jobs and helping
individuals improve performance.
LHH was established in 1974 and today is the global leader in talent mobility with teams in 60 countries and is the market leader both within Switzerland and worldwide.
We deploy four areas of expertise to transform both leaders and workforces.
We use our global infrastructure (people, process and technology) to ensure a
seamless and consistent execution.
We provide insights, best practices & analytics based on our work with the
world’s leading companies.
Overview of the competencies of LHH
LHH has defined four key areas which require special attention within organizations due to the current socio-political and economic environment.n.