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Adecco introduces Career Centres for specialized


First Career Centre inaugurated in Brussels; further step in global specialization strategy

Brussels - June 27, 2006: Adecco, the world leader in human resources services, today opened its first Career Center in the city centre of Brussels, Belgium. In the Career Centre, candidates can find for the first time the full scope of work and career-related services and offerings under one roof and from a single source.

The Adecco Career Centre offers both permanent and temporary positions. Services range from skills assessment and career planning to customized training and job placement services. For companies the service offering includes selection and recruitment, contracting and outsourcing, interim management and outplacement.

The Career Centre houses the business lines introduced by Adecco earlier this year, following its restructuring to further focus in specialization areas. These business lines are Engineering & Technical, Finance & Legal, Information Technology, Medical & Science, Sales, Marketing & Events and Human Capital Solutions, as well as the established Office businesses. With 50 consultants the Brussels Career Centre is the largest Adecco branch in Western Europe.

“The opening of the first Career Centre is a milestone for Adecco in becoming the specialist recruitment and staffing company for which we established a new strategy earlier this year. With this focused service offering we can greatly help both individuals, as well as companies, to not only deal with the constantly changing labour market, but to benefit from the opportunities that this change brings, staying true to our goal of ’better work, better life’”, said Klaus J. Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Adecco.

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About Adecco
Adecco S.A. is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services. The Adecco Group network connects over 700,000 associates with business clients each day through its network of over 33,000 employees and 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world. Registered in Switzerland, and managed by a multinational team with expertise in markets spanning the globe, the Adecco Group delivers an unparalleled range of flexible staffing and career resources to corporate clients and qualified associates.

Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH001213860) and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange with trading on virt-x (SWX/VIRT-X: ADEN), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: ADO) and Euronext Paris - Premier Marché (EURONEXT: ADE).


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