What makes us Adecco

We specialize in building solutions that impact the world of work, connecting job seekers to opportunities across the country.
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1,700+

Colleagues

We have specialized recruiters across the country ready to help.

35,000+

Associates on assignment

Each week we employ thousands of talented workers.

15,000,000+

Candidates

We have a strong pipeline of great job seekers looking for their next big opportunity.

3,000+

Free upskilling courses

The Aspire Academy offers free life-changing training to our associates.

300+

Locations

We provide coverage in virtually every state through our branch network.

Where we started

Since the beginning, we have envisioned a world of work in which everyone can find their ideal job, regardless of their educational background or experience. This revolutionary concept quickly gained traction among companies globally.

Since our inception in 1996, we have experienced tremendous growth and have maintained our commitment to providing cutting-edge staffing solutions to companies all over the world. Our dedication to excellence and customer service has made us a beacon in the human resources industry which will continue in the years to come.

1950-1970
In 1957, Adia is founded by Henri Lavanchy in Switzerland and quickly expands to other markets by the 1960’s. In 1964, Ecco is founded in France by Philippe Foriel-Destezet.
1970’s
In the 1970’s, Adia goes global, acquiring more than 85 companies in the process. Adia is also listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
1980’s
Ecco becomes France’s market leader. Adia continues to take huge leaps into new markets and saw sales top $1 billion, becoming the European leader of temporary staffing.
1990’s
Ecco’s sales reach number 2 globally, beating out Adia. In 1996, Adia and Ecco join forces and become Adecco, placing more than 250,000 people a day.
2000’s
Adecco continues to expand and becomes America’s largest recruitment company with revenue topping $11.6 billion. Adecco creates three distinct business units to serve different needs of the market.
2010's and beyond
Adecco continues acquiring leading recruitment companies as well as numerous technology-enabled training and recruitment platforms.

Adecco Group Ecosystem

We have friends and partners around the world. Get to know some of the other members of The Adecco Group.

LHH logoGlobal leader in talent development and transition, helping individuals and organizations navigate workforce change
akkodis logoTop provider of consulting, outsourcing, staffing, and project services for today’s high-growth smart industries
pontoon logoGlobal strategic talent solutions provider, specializing in contingent and permanent workforce management
ezra logoVirtual platform dedicated to unleashing employees' limitless potential with digital and measurable coaching
general assembly logoLeading global source for training and upskilling/reskilling for today's in-demand fields and careers
hired logoTalent recruitment platform using machine learning and real-time data
Our global advantage
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    60+ countries

  • ADOiconweb50 Clients

    100,000+ clients

  • ADO_icon_web__70 000 Workers

    39,000+ employees

  • ADO_icon_web__Programs

    2m associates