Adecco Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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Pros
  • I like the work environment and I have great colleagues (in 13 reviews)

  • Co-workers, work life balance and PTO (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • There are no benefits until you pass you probation period of 6 months (in 9 reviews)

  • No growth potential, very corporate and upper management run (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Company too big management to far removed from day to day operations

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adecco

    Pros

    Good benifits not a lot else

    Cons

    Salary lag longer you stay the further behind you get they dont care about company experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    get on the floor and see what your staff face on a daily basis

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Very frustrating, due to age discrimination.

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    Current Contractor - Front Desk Receptionist in Chicago, IL
    Current Contractor - Front Desk Receptionist in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Adecco as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Access to excellent companies central locations.

    Cons

    Does not fairly distribute assignments, based on age, work history.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to employ only people on welfare or other forms of public assistance(social services). It isn't fair to those of us who have bothered to get college degrees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Absolutely Awful, dont know how I've lasted so long

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    Current Employee - Operator in Telford, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Operator in Telford, England (UK)

    I have been working at Adecco full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its a Job, pays the bills, when I actually get paid what im owed

    Cons

    Took holiday on 2nd of January, it is now 6th February. Have not yet received my holiday pay, wont get it until at least next payday (weekly pay too). Have spoken to the woman who processes the payroll twice and ourbcontract manager twice also. The blame keeps getting passed on between the two. Many of my colleagues have also had problems with adecco payroll, it is a regular thing. Will definitely be putting a complaint in to human resources and head office on monday

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dont mess with peoples pay

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5. Do not work for this company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adecco

    Pros

    You got access to the Google cafeteria.

    Cons

    Worst company ever. I should have known what I was getting myself into since I was hired on the phone within less than three minutes of the interview. Also, if you want to be move up, prepared to be sexually harassed by gross, married men.

    Doesn't Recommend
  6. business process representative

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Adecco

    Pros

    puts money in your pocket

    Cons

    near absent benefits, no job security, lack of communication, on boarding process a shambles

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. Not the worst company but close to it

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adecco

    Pros

    There are no pros just too many cons.

    Cons

    Way too many to list.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful

    Accountant

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adecco full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    9-6 Culture 4 out of 5 days.

    Cons

    =>ADECCO make over 6 MILLION a year as temporary staff do not take their Annual Holiday leave.

    Regarding Temporary staff if they dont take the annual leave holidays that is accured within the year, Adecco get to keep there holiday pay. Adecco made over 6 MILLION from Temporary staff not taking there ANNUAL holidays in 2014. There are the only recruitment Agency that behave like this.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop taking advantage of Temporary staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
  9. Smoke and cracked mirrors

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    Current Contractor - Inventory Control Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Contractor - Inventory Control Associate in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Adecco as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Honestly, no pros that I can recall.And that's a SHAME!

    Cons

    I don't have enough time or space for this category. Straight to the point, avoid dealing with the Cobb county branch all together. Unprofessional on ALL levels of employment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please refer to the previous information provided in the Pros and Cons sections.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10. Terrible experience!

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    Current Contractor - Engineering Tech in Chicago, IL
    Current Contractor - Engineering Tech in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Adecco as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    None. There are no good reasons to work for this company

    Cons

    No employee support and can never get answers on employee benefits in a timely manner. I can not say more as my attorney has told me not to.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support your employees more

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. cleaning house

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Adecco

    Pros

    Co-workers, work life balance and PTO

    Cons

    Unfair compensation and promotion practices, unprofessional upper management although house cleaning has taken place.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great Place to work - not.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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