About PageGroup Switzerland

PageGroup is one of the world’s best-known and well-respected professional recruitment consultancies comprising three core brands: Michael Page, Page Executive and Page Personnel. Established in 1976 in the United Kingdom, we now span 154 offices in 35 countries. We are a leading provider of permanent, contract and temporary recruitment for qualified professionals and executives. Through organic growth we operate with more than 5,500 employees globally and have been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 2001. In Switzerland, PageGroup has offices in Zurich (headquarter), Lausanne and Geneva.

Facts & Figures

Industry Professional Services, Recruitment
Number of employees 130
Number of active countries 35

The Research

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The employee offerings of PageGroup Switzerland

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Instant messaging
  • Social media
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Graduate development programmes/traineeships
  • Internship programmes
  • International exchange programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Coaching programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • (Peer) coaching
  • Mentor groups
  • e-Learning (module)
  • Coaching
  • Communities of Practice
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Salaries
  • Variable compensation
  • Pension
  • Long-term incentives
  • Secondary benefits
  • Employee referral bonus

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Part-time working
  • Sabbatical/career break
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Alumni club (association of former employees)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Online chat/instant messaging
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct

Career and succession management

  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Coaching
  • Special assignment
  • Job enrichment
  • International mobility (expatriation or short-term assignment)

Secondary benefits

  • Mobile Telephone
  • Car/travel allowance
  • Company car
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Time management
  • Ergonomic support
  • Personal support line
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Preventative Occupational Health programme
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • Weight loss programme
  • Rewards or bonuses for achieving or completing certain health and wellness goals/programmes
  • Wellness programmes
  • Nutritional information programmes