Great Place to Work® recognition
The Adecco Group ranked 5th in Europe and 7th in the 2016 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces selected from more than 6,000 participating companies.
EUR 300 million
share buyback programme launched
in March 2017. This is in addition to a proposed dividend per share of CHF 2.40 for 2016, which equates to approximately EUR 382 million.
apprenticeships and internships providedWithin our own operations and in cooperation with our clients, we provide work-based training to thousands of young people. We also promote such schemes through our involvement with the Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN).
‘Grow Together’ launched
This is a business transformation initiative to drive growth, support gross margin, and enhance productivity, based on a deep-dive review working with a leading external partner.
brought to marketOur technology ventures are structured in the categories Digital Productivity, Digital Twins, and Digital Innovation. Solutions already launched include Adecco Analytics, Beeple, Talentoday, and WowooHR.
More than 7,000
elite athletes reached globally in 2016
through the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete Career Programmes in co-operation with The Adecco Group. The Programmes provide educational, career guidance and job placement support, ensuring athletes’ lifelong success.
Over 1 million
people reached during our fourth annual ‘Street Day’Almost 7,000 Adecco employees took to the streets across 53 countries and 670 cities on 17 March 2016, to give free career advice to jobseekers.
Penna Consulting acquired, Beeline VMS business merged with peerPenna further strengthens our global leadership in career transition, by adding the #1 position in the UK market. The Beeline merger with IQNavigator has created the world’s #1 independent VMS provider.
swam, ran and cycled for Win4Youth in 2016reaching 4 million kilometres. A Group donation of EUR 427,809 was made to 9 Foundations supporting children’s development needs in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe.