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A culture with a clear sense of purpose, approachable management and work-life balance make the Adecco Group a top employer.

Zürich, Switzerland, Jun 6, 2019 

The Adecco Group, the world’s leading HR solutions partner, has been ranked the 2nd Best Workplace in Europe according to the annual Great Place to Work® survey.

For the fourth year running, the Adecco Group has featured in the top 5 Great Place to Work® Europe ranking, as compiled by the independent global research, consulting and training organisation. The Great Place to Work® survey polled more than 1.3 million employees across Europe to determine Europe’s Best Workplaces in 2019.

Commenting on the announcement Alain Dehaze, the Adecco Group CEO, said: “As a leader in the world of work, we are extremely proud of today’s Great Place to Work® ranking. It reflects the fantastic effort of everyone at the Adecco Group to set an example in the way we attract, retain, develop and empower our own people all around the world. Our success is built on a diverse, international set of colleagues who are driven by a shared purpose – to make the future work for everyone. We are delighted that our focus on making the Adecco Group a great place to work has once again been recognised.”  

The Great Place to Work® results show that Adecco Group employees are inspired to join, stay and grow within the company, and that creating an engaging ‘Great Place to Work for all’ is fundamental to success. Employees feel that the company offers a valuable service to society by providing people with work opportunities. They appreciate the inclusive management style, feel empowered to make decisions that affect their jobs, and thrive in environments that encourage work-life balance. They feel they can grow and are rewarded for performing well. Employees are also inspired by the company’s active engagement in the local communities aimed at fostering inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

Fourteen Adecco Group subsidiaries in 11 European countries qualified for their national rankings and contributed to the European ranking. Those countries include Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the UK.

The Adecco Group was named fifth in the 2018 World’s Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work®.

More information on the award is available on the Great Place to Work® website.


For further information please contact:

The Adecco Group Press Office or +41 (0) 44 878 87 87


Twitter: @AdeccoGroup

The Adecco Group is the world’s leading HR solutions partner. We provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries, we transform the world of work one job at a time. Our colleagues serve more than 100,000 organisations with the talent, HR services and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy.  As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation. Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organisations, fuels economies, and builds better societies. These values resonate with our employees, who voted us number 5 on the Great Place to Work® - World’s Best Workplaces 2018 list. We make the future work for everyone.

The Adecco Group is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Adecco Group AG is registered in Switzerland
(ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN). The group is powered by ten global brands: Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, General Assembly, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Pontoon, Spring Professional, YOSS and Vettery.

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