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The Adecco Group

The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Its mission is to perform, transform and innovate in the world of work. Through its international brands Adecco, Modis, Badenoch & Clark, Spring Professional, Lee Hecht Harrison, Pontoon and Adia, the Adecco Group is making the future work for everyone.

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What you should know

A Fortune Global 500 company, the Adecco Group is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and has more than 33,000 FTE employees in 60 countries and territories around the world. Each year, the Adecco Group provides over one million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. Through its global brands, it connects 700,000 jobseekers with rewarding employment every day, helps 350,000 people to transition to work each year, and supports more than 100,000 organizations with the talent, advice and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing and highly-competitive global economy.

The Adecco Group partners with employers, candidates, colleagues and governments, sharing its labor market expertise and insights to empower people, fuel economies, and enrich societies.

The company's purpose, providing people with jobs, opportunities and a better future, is the main driver of engagement among Adecco Group employees. All its team members are passionate about making the future work for everyone.

This mission comes to life through a host of Adecco Group global and national programs, often cited by the colleagues among the reasons why the company is a great place to work. Adecco Way to Work™, for example, is a program aimed at combating global youth unemployment, built on three main initiatives: CEO for One Month, Experience Work Day and Internship Opportunities. In 2017, more than 8,000 young people around the world gained invaluable insights from Adecco Group experts in 700 branches and offices in 46 countries, during Experience Work Day. And 'CEO for One Month' gives talented young people unparalleled exposure to top management experience. Shadowing Adecco Group executives in their home countries, the apprentice CEOs join reviews and meetings with clients, national and international institutions. They learn about the workforce solutions industry and deal with issues ranging from human capital management to talent and leadership development, as well as corporate strategy and how to tackle today's labor market challenges. Over 14,000 internships have been provided to young people worldwide since 2015.

The Adecco Group also runs a range of engagement programs for its employees, designed to motivate its teams, to build team spirit, and to enhance the working environment. Win4Youth promotes teamwork and supports the company purpose, through sports initiatives that raise money for youth foundations around the world, while encouraging physical activity among employees. And over 35,000 elite athletes and para athletes have been supported in their transition from sport to work thanks to the IOC and IPC Athlete Career Programs in collaboration with the Adecco Group.

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Find out about open job opportunities at the Adecco Group on its career page.

World's Best Rank



Employee Ratings

Great Challenges
Great Atmosphere
Great Rewards
Great Pride
Great Communication
Great Bosses

How employees feel

I'm proud to tell others I work here
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the environment
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride
I am able to take time off work when I think it's necessary


Executive diversity
Workplace diversity
Full & part time employees
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2-5 years
>5 years

Sense of purpose

My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".


People here are treated fairly regardless of their personal characteristics.

Entrepreneurship and teamwork

People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

Employee Quotes

"It's an international workplace with open-minded people. It makes you feel like opening the window to the world every day."
"Adecco’s values are very progressive compared to other places I’ve worked. Adecco stands by what they say and does what they say they’ll do."
"The freedom given for your own contribution and actions is unique. The manager does not work in a controlling way, but shows you trust in your ability to execute your work well. This is very important to me."
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