LONDON, October 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The Adecco Group has achieved fifth position among the world's multinational workplaces, according to the 2018 Great Place to Work® survey, reinforcing its reputation as one of the most attractive and rewarding global companies to work for.
This year's survey polled about 12 million employees from more than 7,000 companies around the world to determine the World's Best Workplaces. As the world's leading HR solutions provider, we inspire talented people to join, stay and grow with the Group, by creating an engaging 'Great Place to Work for all' - this is fundamental to our success.
According to the 2018 Great Place to Work® survey, the Adecco Group's employees feel they work for a company that offers a valuable service to society by providing people with work opportunities, as well as coaching and guidance throughout their career. They appreciate its inclusive management style and feel empowered in decisions which affect their jobs and work environment. Employees highlighted a positive nurturing environment that encourages personal development, and they were inspired by the company's active community engagement aimed at fostering inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
Alex Fleming, Country Head and President of Staffing and Solutions, the Adecco Group UK and Ireland, said: "We're delighted that we have ranked fifth on the 2018 Great Place to Work®'s World's Best Workplaces list. This is testament to the value we place on employees at the Adecco Group, and the work we do in country to support, engage and develop our people. People are the cornerstone of our business, and it's essential we put them first. We continue to listen to our colleagues and work towards building a culture that fosters current and future talent."
The global ranking follows similar success for the Adecco Group in national Great Place to Work® tables for the United Kingdom, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain and the Netherlands.
In order to qualify for the World's Best Workplaces list, companies must feature in at least five national Best Workplaces lists, employ a minimum of 5,000 people worldwide with no less than 40 percent of that workforce based outside the company's home country.
About the Adecco Group UK and Ireland
The Adecco Group UK&I and its brands are part of the Adecco Group, the world's leading HR solutions partner. As a Group, we provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries - 3,100 in the UK&I - 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 5th most attractive company in the world to work for - 'World's Best Workplaces' 2018. 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 nine lead brands: Adecco, Modis, Badenoch & Clark, Spring Professional, Lee Hecht Harrison, Pontoon, Adia, General Assembly and YOSS.
The Adecco Group UK&I's head office is located in London, UK. We have 11 brands, including the Adecco Group UK&I, Adecco, Adia, Ajilon, Badenoch & Clark, Modis, Office Angels, Penna, Pontoon, Roevin and Spring.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is a global analytical authority on high-trust high-performance workplace cultures. For 30 years, Great Place to Work® has worked with leading companies around the world to identify and build high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through our employee survey platform, we enable organizations to assess and improve their cultures. Through our certification programs, we recognize outstanding workplace cultures and produce the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list as well as a variety of other Best Workplace lists in the United States and 58 countries around the globe. Everything we do is driven by our mission: to build a better world by helping organizations become Great Places to Work For All.
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