Switzerland's Best Employers 2022
Based on an online survey of more than 7,000 employees, Switzerland’s best 250 employers were awarded for the fourth time in cooperation with Handelszeitung and Le Temps.
List of Switzerland's Best Employers 2022
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The Best Employers 2022 is a list of 250 companies in Switzerland, who were selected due to their success as excellent employers.
The research entailed identifying over 1,500 employers with more than 200 employees in Switzerland. The list of the “Best Employers 2022” is based on a large-scale online-access panel survey, through which thousands of employees were asked for their ratings, as well as recommendations generated by the websites of Le Temps and Handelszeitung. Across all channels, more than 200,000 ratings were included in the ranking.
Our scoring model is based on independently collected survey data from employees in Switzerland. This data is divided into several assessment dimensions.
On a scale of 0 to 10, respondents indicate how likely they are to recommend their own employer to friends or family – with 0 being the worst and 10 the best.
Respondents indicate the industry they work in. Based on this, each respondent is shown a selection of employers who are active in the given sector. Respondents can then voluntarily recommend or advise against employers from the list.
The employee surveys conducted by Statista R are carried out independently of the potentially awarded employer brands. This reduces distortion of the results that could arise from non-anonymous surveys (e.g. social desirability in response behavior). The focus on willingness to recommend and on general questions about working conditions allows for comparability across heterogeneous sectors.
For data collection, Statista R programs detailed online questionnaires that ask survey participants about work-related topics. Statista R works with leading online access panels worldwide to identify suitable participants. During the survey, the incoming evaluations are checked for quality & validity (interview length, variances, inconsistencies) and sorted accordingly.
For the evaluation, Statista R applies a scoring model that primarily relies on the direct and indirect evaluation of the respondents. This includes both the evaluation of the respondent’s own employer as well as the evaluation of other employers from the same industry.
For each potential award-winning employer brand, the number of employees and the headquarters in the respective country are researched. This step serves as quality assurance and is presented as information in the publication.
A detailed report on our methodology for Switzerland’s Best Employers 2022 is available.
Handelszeitung – the leading business publication in Switzerland. News from business, politics and finance, 365 days a year, since 1861. Read what is important in business, stock market and politics worldwide: company and stock market news, interviews with personalities from politics and business, job changes, career tips and portraits of Start-ups. The printed newspaper appears weekly on Thursdays.
Le Temps is the only French-language general daily newspaper of national scope in Switzerland. Since January 2021, Le Temps belongs to the Aventinus Foundation, whose main goal is to support and stimulate the existence of autonomous, diversified and quality media.
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