The young and talented – Ms. Bani Sodhi– will spend a month under the mentorship of India Country Manager & MD Angelo Lo Vecchio and fellow members of the executive team
- The selected candidate is one of 50 other aspiring CEO’s for One Month appointed across the world
- Adecco India tackles youth unemployment head-on with Way to Work™ programme
- One candidate will progress to become ‘CEO for One Month’ of Adecco Group globally
Bangalore, June 9, 2016: Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, has selected 50 talented young people from all over the world to take on the role of ‘CEO for One Month’ in their country. The India selected candidate – Bani Sodhi will spend a month under the mentorship of India Country Manager & MD Angelo Lo Vecchio and fellow members of the executive team.
As ‘CEO for One Month’, Ms. Sodhi will receive a paid and highly valuable internship which will boost her CV and career prospects. Ms. Sodhi, a student of Delhi University , Miranda House -B.A (Hons) Political science, Political Science and Government, was one of 3000+ applicants for the ‘CEO for one month’ program in India. All applicants underwent a series of tests and challenges to reach the final round of selection.
“I am delighted that Ms. Bani Sodhi will be joining us to participate in the internship program as the CEO for One Month”, said Angelo Lo Vecchio, Country Manager & MD, Adecco Group India. “Through our Way to Work™ initiative, we are able to give yet another young person a unique insight into the workings of our organization, as well as the skills required to succeed in business today. Talent development is crucial to prepare the next generation of business leaders for their careers. This program will groom and train these talented individuals, to build on the skills that today’s employers’ demand.”
Adecco Group’s ‘CEO for One Month’ initiative is part of its global Way to Work™ programme, which seeks to tackle the persistent problem of youth unemployment. The ‘CEO for One Month’ will learn on the job, being exposed to business cases, client meetings and business reviews to develop their hard and soft skills and thereby help boost their employability.
“I feel thrilled to have been awarded the opportunity to become CEO for One Month at Adecco Group India. I am looking forward to learning as much as I possibly can from the senior management in the next one month. The valuable hands-on experience that I will gain from this challenging internship will add immense value to my career prospects and more importantly, to my personality. This will also be a journey in soft skills. Programs such as these have a dual benefit. Young professionals like me will be better equipped to crack the workplace, while employers will have a better pool of qualified freshers to hire from.” said Bani Sodhi, CEO for one Month selected candidate, Adecco Group India.
‘CEO for One Month’ was launched in Norway in 2011. In 2014, it became a global initiative offering one ‘Global CEO for One Month’ position alongside Adecco Group’s global CEO.
One deserving candidate will be selected from this year’s local finalist to become ‘Global CEO for One Month’, running a Fortune 500 company working alongside Alain Dehaze, Global CEO, Adecco Group.
To learn more on how to apply for CEO for One Month and about Adecco Way to Work
Adecco Way to Work™ resources
About the Adecco India Group
Adecco India, headquartered in Bangalore, is the Indian arm of Adecco Group, a global leader in HR solutions. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting. The Adecco Group is aGlobal Fortune 500 company. Adecco Group has around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries, connecting around 7,00,000 associates with clients every day.
Adecco India, with a robust network of over 55+ branches across the country, is the fastest growing HR services company in India. Adecco India employs 1,100 FTE and 110,000 associates on assignment daily, to successfully service over 4000 clients across all segments. Adecco India offers a spectrum of services ranging from Recruitment solutions, Staffing Solutions, Professional Staffing, Training and Learning Solutions, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Executive Search.
The Adecco group has focused expertise in the areas of Finance & Legal, Information Technology, Pharma & Life Sciences, Engineering and Technical, Consumer Services and Retail and Telecom, Media & Entertainment.
Adecco S.A. is registered in Switzerland (ISIN: CH0012138605) and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ADEN).