Who we are

Our strong team of 250+ colleagues specializes in building solutions that impact the world of work, connecting people to jobs all across Canada  
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5000+

Weekly Associates

We have an extensive pool of talented people working daily to keep your business running.

550+

Clients served each week

We have a strong & loyal client base who trust us to effectively manage their hiring requirements.

250+

Colleagues in Canada

We have specialized recruiters around the world, ready to help you.

70+

Perm placements per month

We find permanent people to join your business for when and where you need them.

60+

Countries

Our global reach means we are there for you, wherever you need it.

Our History

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 amongst 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 expanded to other markets by the 1960s. In 1964, Ecco is founded in France by Philippe Foriel-Destezet. 
1970’s
Over the course of the 1970s, Adia went 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 $1bn, becoming the European leader of temporary staffing.
1990’s
Eccos sales reach number 2 globally, beating out Adia.
In 1996. Adia and Ecco join forces, becoming Adecco, and place more than 250,000 people a day.
2000’s
Adecco continues to expand and becomes America’s largest recruitment company with revenue topping $11.6bn. Adecco creates three distinct business units to serve the different needs of the market .
2020's and beyond
Adecco continues acquiring leading recruitment companies as well as numerous technology-enabled training and recruitment platforms including EZRA, QAPA, Vettery, General Assembly, and Hired  

Leadership

  Meet our leadership team  


Gary Hayman
Sr. Director, Human Resources

Passionate about building an organization that attracts and retains the best talent, Gary actively cultivates a culture that enables the achievement of strategic business plans and supports colleagues in achieving their career best. He brings over 25 years of management and executive human resource experience working with Fortune 1 companies, connecting people with purpose within organizations. As a mentor and coach, Gary engages talent to realize their full potential while driving results.

Megan Wickens
Vice President, Search & Solutions

Megan is an experienced leader in talent development, with 15 years of creating solutions for organizations around the world. She joined Adecco Canada, a global staffing leader, in 2012 and since then, has been developing strategic and complex talent programs. As Vice President of Solutions & Search, Megan is passionate about people and demonstrates this passion through her devotion to forging meaningful connections. From successfully standing up new lines of business to developing optimized people programs for clients, Megan has proven herself as a visionary leader who dreams big and values creativity and innovation.

Amy Clemens
Director, Operations

Having started her career with Adecco in the newly formed Centralized Payroll Team, Amy mastered our Associate Payroll and Client Billing functions. From there, she moved into a high-performing Branch servicing small, medium and our large clients with an emphasis on both Client and Candidate experience. In her current role leading the Operations department which includes our contract compliance, implementation, tools and reporting and Operation Excellence specialists, Amy has advanced experience in the testing and implementing of new tools and best practices and promotes continuous improvement with a people-first approach.

Anne-Marie Lanthier
Vice President, Quebec

Anne-Marie is a dynamic professional with 26 years of sales and management experience in the staffing industry. Over her career span, Anne-Marie has led critical projects in enabling market growth and performance excellence and has won numerous awards for her performance.

Andrea Mancini
Vice President, Sales

A collaborative peer, mentor, and coach to many, she constantly seeks and infuses new ideas and approaches for the business with over 20+ years of sales and staffing experience, Andrea leads with empathy, ensuring her team's accountability and excellence. Her passion for sales methodology is inspiring and consistently reinforced throughout the sales process. With Adecco for 8 years, Andrea started as a National Sales Executive and became a top seller multiple years before being promoted to Director of Sales in 2020.

Eileen Gittens
Vice President, Staffing

Eileen Gittens is an accomplished strategic and transformative leader with over 18 years in the Staffing Industry where she has extensive experience leading and inspiring purpose driven teams that deliver top talent and best in class workforce solutions to our clients. As an agile executive, she is known for her ability to build high performing teams, finding and implementing innovative strategies to attract talent to deliver on-time to our clients, and develop the markets that we are invested in.

Programs

At Adecco, we believe that people of all genders, races, ages,

and abilities should be given the opportunity to reach their

potential and succeed. Our programs are created to promote

a workplace that is truly diverse in thought, skills, and perspectives.

We strive to ensure that everyone has access to the same resources and opportunities, regardless of their background, and are committed to providing an environment in which all individuals can thrive.

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Nurture

Using our extensive proprietary data, we nurture existing talent, ensuring you have a pool of great candidates ready when you need them.

ADO_icon_web__Attract
Attract

We use the hottest job boards and social media channels as well as leverage programmatic advertising to source the best and hardest-to-find candidates

Engage
Engage

We use a number of digital channels to engage talent for your business, from email to our branded candidate apps and chatbots.

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Assess

To make sure we only deliver the best candidates, our digital tools include a large array of tests and assessments, customized based on your needs .

Partnering for impact

To help advance our diversity, equity and inclusion goals, we’re partnering with some of the country’s biggest drivers for DEI—because we know that we’re stronger together.
ADO_icon_web__Nurture
Nurture

Using our extensive proprietary data, we nurture existing talent, ensuring you have a pool of great candidates ready when you need them.

ADO_icon_web__Attract
Attract

We use the hottest job boards and social media channels as well as leverage programmatic advertising to source the best and hardest-to-find candidates

Engage
Engage

We use a number of digital channels to engage talent for your business, from email to our branded candidate apps and chatbots.

ADO_icon_web__Assess
Assess

To make sure we only deliver the best candidates, our digital tools include a large array of tests and assessments, customized based on your needs .

Partnering for impact

ADO_icon_web__Nurture
Nurture

Using our extensive proprietary data, we nurture existing talent, ensuring you have a pool of great candidates ready when you need them.

ADO_icon_web__Attract
Attract

We use the hottest job boards and social media channels as well as leverage programmatic advertising to source the best and hardest-to-find candidates

Engage
Engage

We use a number of digital channels to engage talent for your business, from email to our branded candidate apps and chatbots.

ADO_icon_web__Assess
Assess

To make sure we only deliver the best candidates, our digital tools include a large array of tests and assessments, customized based on your needs .

Ecosystem

As part of The Adecco Group, Adecco is joined by a diverse group of companies with a powerful mission - making the future work for everyone. Our collective services help people fulfill – and exceed – their potential, building employability and connecting people with opportunities. From end-to-end digital recruitment, executive search and coaching and beyond, we all work under a firm commitment to operate responsibly and build a better world of work for all.
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Your advantages with Adecco

ADO_icon_web__60 countries
60 Countries
ADOiconweb50 Clients
1000s Clients
ADO_icon_web__450 Locations
Locations all across Canada
ADO_icon_web__70 000 Workers
100,000s Associates

Your advantages with Adecco

ADO_icon_web__60 countries
48 Countries
ADOiconweb50 Clients
1,000s of Clients
ADO_icon_web__450 Locations
3,800 Locations
ADO_icon_web__70 000 Workers
500,000 People on assignment
Your advantages with Adecco
  • ADO_icon_web__60 countries

    60 Countries

  • ADOiconweb50 Clients

    1000s Clients

  • ADO_icon_web__450 Locations

    Locations all across Canada

  • ADO_icon_web__70 000 Workers

    100,000s Associates