The Swiss-based staffing solutions provider Adecco Group has recently announced that it will be acquiring General Assembly, a U.S. tech education capabilities developer. The exchange is priced at $412.5, including debt, and may have a substantial initial impact on earnings according to the company. One of the founders of General Assembly's include heir of Hyatt Hotels, Adam Pritzker, and debuted back in 2011 as a training exercise for branches like data science and analysis. The company's revenue, at the time, averaged at about $100 million as of 2017 and is said to carry "a robust 2018 booking backlog". This type
Adecco, a consultancy specializing in the human resources sector, has joined as a collaborative partner to the Spanish Association of Automotive Suppliers (Sernauto). With a turnover in Iberia of 1,085 million euros in 2017, Adecco has been in the Spanish labor market for 36 years, employing more than 126,000 people in our country in the last year; more than 28,500 children under 25, 36.13% more than last year; and to almost 20,000 people over 45 years of age. In turn, the company trained more than 50,800 students. Through its Foundation, in 2017, they directed 18,353 people who were at risk
Bumeran, the leading search and publication platform for jobs in Latin America, and Adecco, a firm specializing in human management solutions, reported that Peruvian women have been making their way more quickly to leadership positions in companies thanks to the fact that, in general, are those who have a greater development of soft skills in the labor market. In the framework of International Women's Day, the executive of Bumeran, Freddy Kamt, explains that this trend has been seen this past year and, among the listed skills, emotional intelligence, empathy, communication and relationship skills predominate; all essential in management positions.
The temporary employment agency Adecco obtained a net attributable profit of 788 million euros in 2017, which represents an increase of 9% with respect to the fiscal year of the previous year. Revenues last year amounted to 23,660 million euros, up 4%, driven mainly by growth in France, Italy, Iberia and Bénelux and the Nordic countries. The gross operating profit added 1,153 million euros last year, which represents an increase of 5%. By countries By countries, the Italian market grew the most in terms of business volume, 25% to 1,837 million euros, followed by Iberia, which experienced an 11% increase
Adecco has launched yet another year in its 'CEO for a month' initiative, by which young people from 48 countries can become presidents of the company in their respective areas for a month. In the case of Spain, the young person elected may become CEO of Adecco Spain and hold this position for a month together with the group's president in Spain, Enrique Sánchez, with whom he will travel to different countries, attend meetings, take an active part in international conferences and will manage a team of 1,900 employees. The young people selected in each of the 48 countries included
Mexico strengthened the labor market by providing better access to opportunities for growth in the workplace and its ability to offer continuous learning, which is why, among the 119 participating economies, it rose from 74 to 71 in the Global Labor Index. However, the study conducted by the Adecco Group, notes that "our country has difficulties in retaining talent, because it occupies the 77th place in this pillar, which could improve if the lifestyle changes and offers more security to its citizens." In a statement, it was established that according to the general ranking of the GTCI integrated by the
Manuel Pimentel, President of the Adecco Foundation Former Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Manuel Pimentel has been appointed as the new president of the Adecco Foundation, unanimously by all the employers that make it up. The appointment takes place at the proposal of the up to now president, José María Echevarría, according to the terms established in the Code of Good Governance of the Adecco Foundation. Adecco works to bring employment to people with disabilities, over 45 years of long-term unemployed, women with family responsibilities not shared and victims of gender violence, among others at risk of exclusion, through
Eduardo Gómez-Mesto has been appointed as the new national director of Eurovendex, the Adecco Outsourcing division specializing in business process outsourcing. Eduardo holds a Diploma in Labor Relations from the Complutense University of Madrid and a postgraduate degree in Sales Management from ESIC. In 2005 he joined the Adecco Group as head of the worker in the east of Madrid, then became commercial manager until he became Director of delegation in Coslada. Subsequently he successfully held the position of Sectorial Director, leading the Adecco Audiovisual specializations initially and Logistics and Transport later. In 2013 he became the regional director of
A study by the human talent consultancy says that the labor reality in Colombia is changing the belief that companies require highly trained personnel to activate industrial and commercial production. According to the manager of the Permanent Location unit of Adecco Colombia, Daniel Parra, trade and industry are the sectors with the highest labor demand in the country. Despite the fact that 2017 was a regular year for traders and industrialists (with a drop of 0.2%) it became clear that, despite this context, it is easier for a bachelor to get a job than for a technologist or a professional.
Fifty young people between 18 and 30 years old, organized into twelve teams have worked during two days in the development of projects that provide solutions to the five challenges posed by Adecco Foundation and other associations, all focused on facilitating people with disabilities processes in the workplace, provide simple geolocation systems and improve the self-management of your expenses and income through different apps. On the occasion of the celebration of a hackathon entitled 'Gamificación4Social', Talentum - the platform for promoting young talent from Telefónica - has delivered, with the collaboration of Fundación Adecco and Ericsson, their awards for the