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Switzerland remains the most attractive country for skilled workers

Switzerland is once again the most attractive country for specialists according to the Global Talent Competitiveness Index. It scored highly with its economic conditions and educational system, for example. The country’s efforts toward greater sustainability are also praised.

The Global Talent Competitiveness Index shows that Switzerland is not only able to attract skilled workers but also to keep them.
The Global Talent Competitiveness Index shows that Switzerland is not only able to attract skilled workers but also to keep them. Generic Image: Piabay

The French business school INSEAD has published this year’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI). This examines the competitiveness of 134 countries for specialists. Switzerland has once again come top of the ranking list. It is followed by Singapore and the USA.

Switzerland scores with educational system and stability

The ranking list is compiled on the basis of several categories. According to this, Switzerland offers the best vocational training system. It is also rated as world-class for university education. Switzerland additionally scored well with regard to its economic conditions and political stability.

Skilled workers come and stay

The results show that Switzerland is not only able to attract skilled workers but also to keep them. It came in first place globally in the respective category. It is not just the high quality of life and social protection playing a role here; according to the report, ecological and economic sustainability are becoming more and more important. Switzerland is working hard in this regard.

Commitment to sustainability paying off

Felipe Monteiro, Academic Director of the GTCI, comments in a press release on the report: “Top-ranked countries such as Switzerland and Singapore are speeding up their transition to a sustainable and future-proof economy.” He adds that Switzerland is strengthening its position as a leading country in the area of sustainable finance in particular.

This year, INSEAD collaborated with the Portulans Institute in America and the consultancy firm Accenture to create the GTCI.

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