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Core Values - Team Spirit, Customer Focus, Responsibility, Entrepreneurship | Adecco Group Corporate


Core Values & Leadership Principles


Team Spirit

Team spirit

We work together as one team

  • We share clients and associates across branches, business units and countries
  • We share ideas and best practises
  • We help our colleagues to grow personally and professionally
  • We work hard and play hard; we have fun in what we do
Customer Focus

Customer focus

We live by and for our customers' success, we want to be their top-of-mind and top-of-heart choice

  • We build lasting relationships with our clients and associates
  • We create value for our clients:
    • We provide them with the best talent on time
    • We help them to be competitive through flexibility
  • We partner with our associates in their career development
    • We find them the best jobs to fit with their personal and professional life
    • We advise them in their career progression and support their learning
Customer Focus


We change the world of work, one job at a time

  • We are passionate about people: our colleagues, associates and clients
  • We make a difference for millions of people every year
  • We find people work, give them experience and the opportunity to build their futures
  • Quite simply, what we do is not a job, it's our passion


We are the industry leader; our goal is to provide more work opportunities for more people

  • Work is a basic need and a basic right: by finding people the right job we provide them and their family with an income, status and a future
  • We promote diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workforce
  • We lead by example, we act with integrity and respect
  • We volunteer personal time and contribute to our communities


We constantly take initiatives to make "better work, better life" a daily reality

  • We take ownership and stand by our own results
  • We act upon opportunities
  • We learn fast from success and failure
  • We inspire others and continuously seek innovative solutions

Leadership Principles

Cool head

Cool head

People who have values and make decisions, who establish priorities, who can analyse and solve problems and who answer questions concretely and appropriately without letting their "sense of self" cloud their answers.

Warm heart

Warm heart

People who know how to reach out to other people's hearts, who are able to make the most of others, appreciating and respecting them, and are able to focus the energies of their co-workers and colleagues on a common objective.

Working hands

Working hands

People who love their work and are willing to go the extra mile.


Working hands

Curious Minds

People who actively seek new experiences, information, knowledge and feedback enabling them to form new ideas, behaviours and bring about positive change.


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