At the end of 2016, Swisscom had 21,127 full-time equivalent employees (FTEs), of whom 18,372 or 87% of the total workforce were employed in Switzerland (prior year: 86.5%). Swisscom is also training 940 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||1,597||1,601||–0.2%|
|IT, Network & Innovation||5,045||5,245||–3.8%|
|Other Operating Segments||1,796||1,723||4.2%|
|Thereof employees in Switzerland||18,372||18,965||–3.1%|
In the year under review, employees in Switzerland on open-ended contracts accounted for 99.6% of the workforce (prior year: 99.7%). Part-time employees made up 19.6% (prior year: 18.8%). Terminations of employment by employees in Switzerland amounted to 6.3% of the workforce (prior year: 5.8%).