About Adecco Way to Work™

We want to help you find your way to work – to give you tips for your job hunt and get you some work experience that will kick start you career. Why? Firstly, because we want to make sure that you hold onto your hopes and dreams for the future. Then, quite simply, because we know all about the world of work and we want to share this know-how with you.

So, let us show you the way to work! Join us at one or all of the events we are organising just for you. We’re happy to have you on board!


Fancy your chances at the helm of a multinational like The Adecco Group? Well, we are offering that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! You could become CEO for One Month under the direct supervision and mentorship of our very own Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group. Simply apply to be *CEO for One Month in your country and if you’ve got what it takes, you could earn yourself the Position of Global CEO for One Month 2017.

If you are from the US, Norway or Sweden, please check out your local pages linked here: USA, Norway , Sweden.

Want to know how? Keep scrolling down for more information and specific dates for your country or click on “know more” to go to the application page.

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save the date April 26, 2017


On April 26, Adecco Group colleagues all around the world will become mentors for one day, inviting you to discover everything about the job of your dreams. Did you think you could ever address any and every question to the Financial Director, a Marketing executive, an office manager or one of our engineers working in top projects all over the world? Stay tuned for more news on how to participate!

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Don’t let a lack of experience count against you. We are offering internships in some of the world’s leading companies. Apply now to get some valuable work experience under your belt and on your CV.

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Follow our tips and tricks to help you stand out from the crowd. All the job search advice you need in our one-stop-shop – where to look for jobs, how to write your CV, take care of your digital reputation and prepare to shine at interview. You can find all this in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese.

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What is *CEO for One Month?

As part of the Adecco Way to Work™ programme, The Adecco Group is offering you the unique opportunity to become the *CEO of The Adecco Group for one month, under the direct supervision of the CEO of The Adecco Group, Alain Dehaze.

The selected *CEO for One Month will get a taste of how to run a multinational company with 33,000 employees and 20 billion euros in revenue. The highly qualifying experience could be a huge boost to any career!

*CEO for One Month will run in 49 countries, where the first step will be for candidates to apply to become *CEO for One Month in their country of residence, before making it to a shortlist of 10 top performers. Of the final 10 candidates, 1 will be chosen to become Global *CEO for One Month.

How could I become *CEO for One Month?

It’s very simple. You can apply to become *CEO for One Month by completing the application form in this website.

You’ll be asked to provide your personal data and complete a series of questions. You can also provide information about any education and work experience you may have. Hurry! You have until  March 21 or April 16 2017 (Depending on your country) to submit your application. To know more about the exact dates in your country, keep scrolling down.

How would I get selected to become *CEO for One Month

It takes a really special individual to become a CEO for One Month of The Adecco Group, a Fortune 500 company with 33,000 amazing colleagues in 60 countries. For this once in a life time opportunity we are looking for talented and ambitious individuals in the early stage of their careers who prove they have the CEO Attitude!

If you are a fast and eager learner, not intimidated by complex problems. If you are a strong communicator, resilient and driven even when things get tough. If you are a team player and have a passion for people. But above all, If you seize opportunities when you see them, go for this one now! Apply and you could have this once in a lifetime work experience.

Once you complete the application form, a selection process will take place within each country according to local market conditions. This may include interviews and further tests. This is a recruitment process after all! From this selection process, One *CEO for One Month for each of the participating countries will be announced. The announcement of all selected CEOs take place by May 25, 2017- .

During the months of June and July, the lucky Adecco Country *CEOs for One Month will be working alongside the CEO within the country where they applied. During this month, the *CEOs will continue to be assessed in preparation for the next stage! Oh, we should also mention that you’ll not only be gaining valuable experience but you’ll receive a salary during this month!

The top 10 Country *CEOs for One Month will be invited to join an exciting boot camp in a major city. This will be all expenses paid (unless of course you decide to go shopping – this will be on you!). During the boot camp which takes place in the week of September 10, the 10 finalists will be assessed through various individual and team challenges. Of these 10 candidates, one will be selected to become Adecco Group *CEO for One Month. This announcement will take place at the end of the Boot Camp.

The successful candidate will spend one month working under the direct supervision of The Adecco Group CEO. Be prepared to travel and find out about the inner workings of a Fortune 500 company! We want you to be the best you can be, so we’ll be paying a salary of 15,000 euros during this month of work for you to further your education and better your career prospects.

This is an opportunity of a lifetime

Here are just a handful of the experiences our CEO for One Month 2015 Ayumi Kunori , and CEO for One Month 2016, Camille Clement, benefited from during their month as CEO of The Adecco Group:

  • Visited 9 countries and 3 continents in a month and a half.
  • Shared the big success of the Win4Youth participants at the Lanzarote Ocean Lava Triathlon in Spain.
  • Attended a meeting at the White House in Washington, expressing her opinion on youth unemployment.
  • Participated in Country operation reviews in Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Rome, Brussels, New York,
  • Was interviewed by top media, and appeared in the cover of Challenges Magazine,
  • Presented in front of 300 Managers of The Adecco Group at the Group Leaders Conference.
  • Did a live interview from the stock market in New York at Cheddar TV.

Participating countries & specific dates

Countries Applications Close Local Selection Month Working Legal Entity
Argentina 16 April May June Adecco Recursos Humanos Argentina S.A.
Australia 16 April May August Adecco Australia Pty Ltd
Belgium 16 April May July/September Adecco Personnel Services NV
Brazil 16 April May June/July Adecco Recursos Humanos S.A
Bulgaria 16 April May July Adecco Bulgaria EOOD
Canada 16 April May June Adecco Employment Services Limited
Chile 16 April May July Adecco Recursos Humanos SA
China 16 April May July/August* FESCO Adecco Human Resources Service Shanghai Co., Ltd.
Colombia 16 April May June/July* Adecco servicios S.A.
Croatia 16 April May June/July* Adecco Hrvatska d.o.o.
Czech Republic 16 April May June Adecco SPOL. S R.O.
Denmark 21 March May June/July* Adecco A/S
Ecuador 16 April May June/July*
Finland 21 March May June/July Adecco Finland Oy
France 26 March May 12 June/13 July Adecco Groupe France SASU
Germany 16 April May 12 June/07 July Adecco Germany Holding SA  & Co. AG
Greece 21 March May June/July * Adecco HR SATW
Hong Kong 21 March May June/July * Adecco Personnel Limited
Hungary 16 April May June Adecco Személyzeti Közvetítő Kft.
India 21 March May May/June* Adecco India Private Limited
Italy 21 March May June/July * Adecco Italia Holding di Partecipazione e Servizi S.p.A
Japan 16 April May July/August Adecco Ltd
Luxembourg 21 March May June/July* Adecco Luxembourg SA
Malaysia 16 April May July Adecco Personnel Sdn. Bhd.
Mauritius 16 April May June/July* Proactive HR Services Ltd.
Mexico 16 April May June Servicios Administrativos Adecco S.A. de C.V.
Netherlands 21 March May June Adecco Nederland Holding BV
New Zealand 16 April May May/June Adecco Personnel Ltd
Norway Applications in Norway closed on Feb 7. Stay tuned at 7 February March August Adecco Norge AS
Perú 16 April May 19 June/21 July Adecco Peru SA
Poland 16 April May June Adecco Poland Sp. z o.o.
Portugal 16 April May June Adecco Recursos Humanos – ETT, Ida
Romania 16 April May July Adecco Resurse Umane SRL
Serbia 16 April May June/July* Adecco Outsourcing d.o.o.
Singapore 16 April May June Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd
Slovakia 16 April May June/July* Adecco Slovakia, s.r.o.
Slovenia 16 April May June 15/July 15 Adecco H.R. d.o.o
South Korea 16 April May 03 July/30 July Adecco Korea Co. Ltd.
Spain 16 April May June/July* Adecco Iberia, S.A.U
Sweden   If you are from Sweden apply here 27 Feb-3 May May June/August Adecco Sweden AB
Switzerland 16 April May 19 June/14 July Adecco Ressources Humaines S.A.
Taiwan 21 March May July Adecco Personnel Company Ltd.
Thailand 21 March May July Adecco Consulting Limited
Turkey 16 April May July Adecco Hizmet ve Danismanlik AS
UAE 16 April May *To be confirmed Adecco Holding Emirates BV
UK (& Ireland) 16 April May June/July* Adecco UK Limited
Uruguay 16 April May 03 July/03 August  Adecco Uruguay S.A
USA  If you are from the US apply here  16 April May June/July* Adecco USA, Inc.
Vietnam 16 April May June/July* CÔNG TY CO PHAN ADECCO VIET NAM

*Dates to be confirmed

Summary of Key Dates

February 7 Applications Open!
March 21 Applications Close in many countries
April 16 Applications are closed in the rest of the countries
March 21– May15 Selection process ongoing in the countries ( dates vary in every country)
May 25 Country *CEOs will be announced!
June or July Country *CEOs for One Month take up their roles ( this may vary in your country)
August The selection process among Country CEOs starts to become Global CEO1Month
September 4 Announcement of 10 Boot camp candidates
September 11 – 14 – 10 finalists attend Boot camp in a major city!
September 14 Adecco Group Global *CEO for One Month starts the greatest work experience of their life!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

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Yes. Once you have applied via the web, the first stage will be to select the Adecco Country *CEOs for One Month, following this selection, The Adecco Group CEO will be selected.


We will cover your travel, accommodation and food during this time. If you decide to go on a shopping trip, then you will have to pay for this yourself!


Firstly, you must ensure you are in possession of the necessary work permit to work in the country in which you wish to apply. If you apply outside your country of residence, then you will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements. You will also be responsible for any costs you might incur in traveling to and staying in the country in which you have applied.


Yes. The amount will depend on the country in which you will be working.


Yes. You will receive a salary of 15,000 euros for the month of work.

*The CEO for One Month will be working under the direct supervision of Adecco’s CEO.