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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 your 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!

*CEO FOR ONE MONTH

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 2018.

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

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 24, 2018

EXPERIENCE WORK DAY

On April 24, the 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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CAREER CENTER

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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ABOUT *CEO FOR ONE MONTH

WHAT IS *CEO FOR ONE MONTH?

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

The selected Global *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 47 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 20 or April 17 2018 (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, local bootcamps and further tests to evaluate the candidates. 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 CEO’s take place by May 29, 2018.

During the months of June and July, the lucky Adecco Country *CEOs for One Month will be working alongside the CEO or other top positions in Sales, HR, MK etc. of the Adecco Group or other subsidiaries companies 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 Bootcamp 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 Bootcamp which takes place in the week of September 17, the 10 finalists will be assessed through various individual and team challenges. Of these 10 candidates, one will be selected to become the Adecco Group Global *CEO for One Month. This announcement will take place at the end of the Bootcamp.

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 Global ‘CEO for One Month’ 2015 Ayumi Kunori, and Global 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.

 

And Ed Broadhead, Global CEO for One Month 2017:

  • Visited 12 countries, on 4 continents in a month.
  • Participated as an athlete in the Win4Youth Triathlon in Spain.
  • Attending meetings with the Top Management of the company.
  • Was interviewed by BBC Channel 4.
  • Presented in front of 300 Managers of the Adecco Group at the Group Leaders Conference in Vienna.

At the end of his month as Global ‘CEO for One Month’, Ed was appointed as ‘Head of Data Analytics’ of the Adecco Group in Zurich.  A successful end for a very talented candidate!

 

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES & SPECIFIC DATES

Countries Applications Close Local Selection   Legal Entity
Argentina + Uruguay 17 April May ADECCO RRHH ARGENTINA S.A.
Australia 17 April May Adecco Australia Pty Ltd
Austria 
17 April May Adecco Personalbereitstellungs GmbH
Belgium 20 March May Adecco Personnel Services NV
Brazil 17 April May Adecco Recursos Humanos S.A
Bulgaria 17 April May Adecco Bulgaria EOOD
Canada 17 April May Adecco Employment Services Limited
Chile 17 April May Adecco Recursos Humanos SA
China 24 April May FESCO Adecco Human Resources Service Shanghai Co., Ltd.
Colombia 17 April May Adecco servicios S.A.
Croatia 17 April May Adecco Hrvatska d.o.o.
Czech Republic+Slovakia 17 April May Adecco SPOL. S R.O., Adecco Slovakia s. r. o.
Denmark 17 April May Adecco A/S
Ecuador 17 April May Adeccobusiness S.A Ruc: 1791875834001
Finland 20 March May Adecco Finland Oy
France 20 March May Adecco Groupe France SASU
Germany 17 April May Adecco Germany Holding SA & Co. KG
Greece 20 March May Adecco HR SATW
Hong Kong 17 April May Adecco Personnel Limited
Hungary 17 April May Adecco Személyzeti Közvetítő Kft.
India 17 April May Adecco India Private Limited
Italy 20 March May Adecco Italia Holding di Partecipazione e Servizi S.p.A
Japan 17 April May Adecco Ltd.
Luxembourg 17 April May Adecco Luxembourg SA
Malaysia 20 March May Adecco Personnel Sdn. Bhd.
Mauritius 17 April May Proactive HR Services Ltd.
Mexico 17 April May Ecco Servicios de Personal, SA de CV
Netherlands 17 April May Adecco Nederland Holding BV
New Zealand 17 April May Adecco Personnel Ltd
Norway (Closed) 8 January March Adecco Norge AS
Peru 17 April May Adecco Peru SA
Poland 17 April May Adecco Poland Sp. z o.o.
Portugal 17 April May Adecco Recursos Humanos – ETT, Ida
Romania 17 April May Adecco Resurse Umane SRL
Singapore 17 April May Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd
Slovenia 17 April May Adecco H.R. d.o.o
South Korea 17 April May Adecco Korea Co. Ltd.
Spain 17 April May Adecco Iberia, S.A.U
Sweden If you are from Sweden apply here. 20 March May Adecco Sweden AB
Switzerland 17 April May Adecco Ressources Humaines S.A.
Taiwan 17 April May Adecco Personnel Company Ltd.
Thailand 17 April May Adecco Consulting Limited
Turkey 17 April May Adecco Hizmet ve Danismanlik A.S.
UAE 17 April May Adecco Holding Emirates BV
UK (& Ireland) 17 April May Adecco UK Limited
USA If you are from the US apply here 17 April May Adecco, Inc.
Vietnam 17 April May CÔNG TY CO PHAN ADECCO VIET NAM

 

SUMMARY OF KEY DATES

February 6 Applications Open!

March 20 Applications Close in many countries

April 17 Applications are closed in the rest of the countries

April 18 – May23 Selection process ongoing in the countries (dates vary in every country)

May 29 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 *CEO for One Month

September 11 Announcement of 10 Bootcamp candidates

September 18-20 finalists attend Bootcamp in a major city!

September 20 The Adecco Group Global *CEO for One Month is announced and he/she starts the greatest work experience of his/her life!

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DO I APPLY?

Fill the form in www.adeccowaytowork.com/apply-now.

 

WHEN I APPLY, DO I AUTOMATICALLY GET PLACED INTO THE RUNNING TO BECOME THE ADECCO GROUP *CEO FOR ONE MONTH?

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

 

IF I AM LUCKY ENOUGH TO BE SELECTED TO JOIN THE BOOTCAMP, WILL I HAVE TO PAY ANYTHING?

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!

 

CAN I APPLY OUTSIDE OF MY COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE?

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.

 

WILL I RECEIVE A SALARY AS THE ADECCO GROUP COUNTRY *CEO FOR ONE MONTH?

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

 

WILL I RECEIVE A SALARY AS THE ADECCO GROUP GLOBAL *CEO FOR ONE MONTH?

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

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