Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, is giving 50 entrepreneurial and ambitious young professionals the chance to become ‘CEO for One Month’ alongside the Adecco top management in their home countries.
The company offers springboard approach for young professionals, with one candidate proceeding to become Australia Adecco ‘CEO for One Month’ alongside Ger Doyle and in the running for the global top job.
In Australia one lucky person will hold the role of Australia Adecco ‘CEO for One Month’ alongside Ger Doyle for the month of June, significantly boosting their CVs and career opportunities. For one only, there is this once-in-a-lifetime chance to become Group ‘CEO for One Month’ working with Alain Dehaze.
Online applications are open until April 15 at www.adeccowaytowork.com.
Youth unemployment is still a big concern for Adecco around the world and at home with data showing around 73 million youngsters are unemployed in the world today, and a rate of 12.10 per cent in Australia, more than twice that of the average unemployment rate.
Yet at the same time, a striking shortage of talent across the globe hinders economic development and prosperity. Some 40 per cent of employers say lack of experience is the main barrier for entry level vacancies.
To play its part against this trend, the Adecco Group has devised its ‘CEO for One Month’ and Adecco Way to Work™ programs.
The goal is to support talented young professionals in their career prospects by providing valuable work-based training to boost their employability.
That includes one month internships alongside Adecco Country Managers in 50 countries, letting youngsters learn on the job, gain insights and inspiration for their eventual professional choices, as well as adding a unique experience to make their CVs really stand out.
One of the 50 will have this once-in-a-lifetime chance to become Adecco Group ‘CEO for One Month’ alongside Group CEO Alain Dehaze, further enhancing their training with international exposure and a global outlook.
The position includes a rewarding salary to sustain the successful youngster’s further education and development.
In 2015, there were more than 18,000 applicants from around the world and over 583 Australian applicants. ‘CEO for One Month’ has proved its ability to boost young people’s employability and opportunities. James Kaluschke the Australian ‘CEO for One Month’ in 2015 is now working as a client service associate at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Brisbane.
“The CEO For one Month program provided me with an invaluable insight to upper management,” said James Kaluschke. “During the experience I made important business contacts which have ultimately lead me to my current position at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.”
Alain Dehaze, Adecco Group CEO, commented: “Our future depends on the skills, confidence and experience of today’s youngsters. It’s a shared responsibility to help them build their careers through training, guidance and opportunities. This is what ‘CEO for One Month’ is about.”
“Youngsters will challenge themselves, gain hands on experience alongside Adecco’s top management, and get a taste of how to run a global company. I look forward to welcoming the 50 ‘CEOs for One Month’, receiving these Millennials’ insights and helping them to build their way to work”.
Beyond the ‘CEO for One Month’, Adecco Way to Work aims to fight youth unemployment by providing ‘readiness to work’ initiatives and work-based training opportunities all over the world. Over 3,000 internships and apprenticeships were provided in 2015.
In 2016, Adecco Street Day will be celebrated on March 17 to share Adecco’s expertise and guidance to job seekers in almost 60 countries with local staff hitting the streets in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and visiting Universities and TAFEs to help graduates and young people get their feet on the career ladder.
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