More than 50 percent of the Zurich lab members participated in a survey on employment satisfaction conducted by the Swiss CASH business newspaper in summer 2002. Their input led to the second best result of all participants 41,000 individuals at more than 100 companies. IBM Research - Zurich was outdone only by the Cantonal Bank of Basel, with Prodega wholesaler coming in third.
The survey questions ranged from satisfaction with salary to the general working conditions and to personal development opportunities. Not only did CASH newspaper feature our laboratory in an article (sorry, in German only) published on November 1, 2002, but also CASH TV broadcast on Swiss TV (SF2) featured the three best-ranked employers in its program of November 3, 2002.