Registration & Selection Process

46 Country CEOs Announced

10 Finalists & bootcamp

Global 'CEO for One Month' announced

Registration & Selection Process

46 Country CEOs Announced

10 Finalists & bootcamp

Global 'CEO for One Month' announced


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We want to help you find your way to work – to give you tips for your job hunt and get you some work experience that will kick start your career. Why? Firstly, because we want to make sure that you hold onto your hopes and dreams for the future. Then, quite simply, because we know all about the world of work and we want to share this know-how with you.

So, let us show you the way to work! Join us at one or all of the events we are organising just for you. We’re happy to have you on board!

‘CEO for One Month’ is a programme of the Adecco Group Foundation, which leverages the skills and know-how of the Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Creating social value is in the DNA of the Group, and the Foundation is the vehicle for creating social value in the field of employment and skills.

Fancy your chances at the helm of a multinational like the Adecco Group? Well, we are offering that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! You could become Global ‘CEO for One Month’ under the direct supervision and mentorship of our very own Alain Dehaze, CEO of the Adecco Group. Simply apply to be *CEO for One Month in your country and if you’ve got what it takes, you could earn yourself the position of Global ‘CEO for One Month’ 2019. Want to know how? Keep scrolling down for more information and specific dates for your country or click on “know more” to go to the application page.

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The Adecco Group colleagues all around the world will become mentors for one day, inviting you to discover everything about the job of your dreams. Did you think you could ever address any and every question to the financial director, a marketing executive, an office manager or one of our engineers working in top projects all over the world? Stay tuned for more news on how to participate!

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Follow our tips and tricks to help you stand out from the crowd. All the job search advice you need in our one-stop-shop – where to look for jobs, how to write your CV, take care of your digital reputation and prepare to shine at interview. You can find all this in English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Japanese and Chinese.

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ABOUT ‘CEO for One Month’

The Adecco Group is offering you the unique opportunity to become the‘CEO for One Month’, under the direct supervision of the CEO of the Adecco Group, Alain Dehaze. The selected Global ‘CEO for One Month’ will get a taste of how to run a multinational company with 34,000 employees in 60 countries. This experience could be a huge boost to any career! ‘CEO for One Month’ will run in 47 countries, where the first step will be for candidates to apply to become ‘CEO for One Month’ in their country of residence, before making it to a shortlist of 10 top performers. Of the final 10 candidates, 1 will be chosen to become Global ‘CEO for One Month’

It’s very simple. You can apply to become ‘CEO for One Month’ by completing the application form in this website. You’ll be asked to provide your information and complete a series of questions. You can also provide information about any education and work experience you may have. Hurry! You have until March 19th, April 16th or April 19th 2019 (depending on your country) at 11:59 pm (GMT +2) to submit your application. To know more about the exact dates in your country, keep scrolling down.

It takes a really special individual to become a ‘CEO for One Month’ of the Adecco Group, a Fortune 500 company with 34,000 amazing colleagues in 60 countries. For this once in a lifetime opportunity we are looking for talented and ambitious individuals in the early stage of their careers who prove they have the CEO Attitude!

If you are a fast and eager learner, not intimidated by complex problems. If you are a strong communicator, resilient and driven even when things get tough. If you are a team player and have a passion for people. But above all, if you seize opportunities when you see them, go for this one now! Apply and you could have this once in a lifetime work experience.

Once you complete the application form, a selection process will take place within each country according to local market conditions. This may include interviews, local bootcamps and further tests to evaluate the candidates. This is a recruitment process after all! From this selection process, one ‘CEO for One Month’ for each of the participating countries will be announced. The announcement of all selected CEO’s take place by May 28, 2019.

During the months of June and July, the lucky Adecco Country ‘CEO for One Month’ will be working alongside the CEO or other top positions in Sales, HR, MK etc. of the Adecco Group or other subsidiaries companies within the country where they applied. During this month, the ‘CEOs for One Month’ will continue to be assessed in preparation for the next stage! Oh, we should also mention that you’ll not only be gaining valuable experience but you’ll receive a salary during this month!

The top 10 Country ‘CEOs for One Month’ will be invited to join an exciting Bootcamp in a major city. This will be all expenses paid (unless of course you decide to go shopping – this will be on you!). During the Bootcamp which takes place in the week of September 17, the 10 finalists will be assessed through various individual and team challenges. Of these 10 candidates, one will be selected to become the Adecco Group Global ‘CEO for One Month’. This announcement will take place at the end of the Bootcamp.

The successful candidate will spend one month working under the direct supervision of the Adecco Group CEO. Be prepared to travel and find out about the inner workings of a Fortune 500 company! We want you to be the best you can be, so we’ll be paying a salary of 15,000 euros during this month of work for you to further your education and better your career prospects.


Countries Applications Close Local Selection Local Company
Belgium March 19 May Adecco Personnel Services NV
Finland March 19 May Adecco Finland Oy
France March 19 May Adecco Groupe France SASU
Greece March 19 May Adecco HR SATW
Italy March 19 May Adecco Italia Holding di Partecipazione e Servizi S.p.A
Countries Applications Close Local Selection Local Company
Canada April 16 May Adecco Employment Services Limited
Peru April 16 May Adecco Peru SA
Spain April 16 May Adecco Iberia, S.A.U
Switzerland April 16 May Adecco Ressources Humaines S.A.
Countries Applications Close Local Selection Local Company
Argentina + Uruguay April 19 May ADECCO RRHH ARGENTINA S. A.
Australia April 19 May Adecco Australia Pty Ltd
Austria April 19 May Adecco Personalbereitstellungs GmbH
Brazil April 19 May Adecco Recursos Humanos S.A
Bulgaria April 19 May Adecco Bulgaria EOOD
Chile April 19 May Adecco Recursos Humanos SA
China April 19 May FESCO Adecco Human Resources Service Shanghai Co., Ltd.
Colombia April 19 May Adecco servicios S.A.
Croatia April 19 May Adecco Hrvatska d.o.o.
Czech Republic + Slovakia April 19 May Adecco SPOL. S R.O., Adecco Slovakia s. r. o.
Ecuador April 19 May Adeccobusiness S.A Ruc: 1791875834001
Germany April 19 May Adecco Germany Holding SA & Co. KG
Hong Kong April 19 May Adecco Personnel Limited
Hungary April 19 May Adecco Személyzeti Közvetítő Kft.
India April 19 May Adecco India Private Limited
Japan April 19 May Adecco Ltd.
Luxembourg April 19 May Adecco Luxembourg SA
Malaysia April 19 May Adecco Personnel Sdn. Bhd.
Mauritius April 19 May Proactive HR Services Ltd.
Mexico April 19 May Ecco Servicios de Personal, SA de CV
Netherlands April 19 May Adecco Nederland Holding BV
New Zealand April 19 May Adecco Personnel Ltd
Norway April 19 May Adecco Norge AS
Poland April 19 May Adecco Poland Sp. z o.o.
Portugal April 19 May Adecco Recursos Humanos – ETT, Ida
Romania April 19 May Adecco Resurse Umane SRL
Serbia April 19 May Adecco Outsourcing d.o.o.
Singapore April 19 May Adecco Personnel Pte Ltd
Slovenia April 19 May Adecco H.R. d.o.o
South Korea April 19 May Adecco Korea Co. Ltd.
Sweden April 19 May Adecco Sweden AB
Taiwan April 19 May Adecco Personnel Company Ltd.
Thailand April 19 May Adecco Consulting Limited
Turkey April 19 May Adecco Hizmet ve Danismanlik A.S.
UAE April 19 May Adecco Holding Emirates BV
UK + Ireland April 19 May Adecco UK Limited
USA April 19 May Adecco, Inc.


February 5 : Applications Open!

March 19 : Applications Close in many countries

April 19 : Applications are closed in the rest of the countries

April 20 – May 22 : Selection process ongoing in the countries (dates vary in every country)

May 28 : 46 Country ‘CEOs for One Month’ will be announced!

June or July : 46 Country ‘CEOs for One Month’ take up their roles (this may vary in your country)

August : The selection process among Country CEOs starts to become Global ‘CEO for One Month’

September 10 : Announcement of 10 Bootcamp candidates

September 16-19 : Finalists attend Bootcamp in a major city!

September 19 : The Adecco Group Global ‘CEO for One Month’ is announced and he/she starts the greatest work experience of his/her life!


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We will cover your travel, accommodation and food during this time. If you decide to go on a shopping trip, then you will have to pay for this yourself!

Firstly, you must ensure you are in possession of the necessary work permit to work in the country in which you wish to apply. If you apply outside your country of residence, then you will be responsible for making your own travel arrangements. You will also be responsible for any costs you might incur in traveling to and staying in the country in which you have applied.

Yes. The amount will depend on the country in which you will be working.

Yes. You will receive a salary of 15,000 euros for the month of work.

*The Global ‘CEO for One Month’ will be working under the direct supervision of the Adecco Group’s CEO.