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AP Technical is here to provide you with a competitive advantage at every step of the Zug recruitment process. Whether you are searching for the latest opportunities or need help filling a role, our specialist recruitment agency remains on hand to support you.

We specialise in sectors as wide-ranging as e-gaming, digital media, telecoms, IT, fintech and blockchain. So, whether you are seeking the very best talent for your latest roles or the latest Zug job vacancies, contact AP Technical today.

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Zug is the largest town and capital of the Swiss canton of Zug. Located in central Switzerland, its official language is the Swiss variety of standard German, while the main local dialect spoken is Alemannic Swiss German. As such, it’s highly advantageous to learn German prior to relocating here.

During recent decades, Zug has experienced outstanding economic development. Some 34,000 companies are situated here, with almost 112,000 jobs, meaning there are plenty of opportunities for career progression here. This is an incredibly effective business environment to work in with a high degree of business friendliness. It is also a safe, secure and stable city that remains in need of innovative, skilled and highly-qualified individuals.

Why Choose Zug?

Working in Zug can be an extremely positive career move. It has a flourishing job market and low income tax rates, and there are plenty of opportunities for professional growth and development.

The city is a magnet for expats and there are many international companies headquartered here, including Johnson & Johnson, PwC and KPMG. While the city’s banking and finance sectors are flourishing, there are also plenty of opportunities in marketing and sales, as well as technical and skilled jobs.

Aside from excellent career opportunities, Zug is stunning place to live with its glorious mountain landscapes and magnificent landmarks. Many buildings boast the traditional historic façades characteristic of original Swiss architecture, while there is plenty to see and do in your free time. Being central, Zug is a short train ride away from major cities, including Zurich, Lucerne, Bern and Basel.

Requirements to set up a company

The canton of Zug is popular with many investors due to the fact that it provides a set of low taxation rates.

To establish a company here, you will first need to select the type of company you want to set up (for example, a private company limited by shares, a joint stock company, or a Swiss SA). In either case, minimum share capital must be deposited.

A number of documents are required during the registration procedure, including articles of association and a statement of mandate acceptance by an auditor. The entire process takes up to three weeks, depending on the size of the company and the documentation submitted.

Requirements for employees wishing to relocate

Non-EU/EEA residents will require a visa and C settlement permit in order to live and work in Zug. This can be obtained from the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM). EU and EFTA residence generally obtain approval from the Office for Migration upon presentation of an employment contract.

For further information about Zug recruitment, please contact AP Technical.