At the end of 2015, Swisscom had 21,637 full-time equivalent employees, of whom 18,965 or 87.7% of the total workforce were employed in Switzerland (prior year: 86.5%). Swisscom is also training 903 apprentices in Switzerland. The following chart shows a breakdown of full-time equivalent positions by segment:
|Full-time equivalent employees at end of year|
|Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises||1,601||1,530||4.6%|
|IT, Network & Innovation||5,245||5,072||3.4%|
|Other Operating Segments||1,723||1,962||–12.2%|
|Thereof employees in Switzerland||18,965||18,272||3.8%|
In the year under review, employees in Switzerland on open-ended contracts accounted for 99.7% of the workforce (prior year: 99.6%). Part-time employees made up 14.5% (prior year: 14.2%). As in the previous year, terminations of employment by employees in Switzerland amounted to 5.8% of the workforce.