Adecco Opens Shared in Rochester
Creating 200 New Area Jobs by 2010
Rochester, NY (September 18, 2008) – Adecco USA, the nation’s third largest employer and world leader in recruitment and workforce solutions, together with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, tomorrow will announce the opening of the company’s new Shared Services Center in Rochester, NY which will create 200 area jobs by 2010. The 13,000 square foot Center will be a payroll processing hub for Adecco, responsible for managing payroll nationwide for 150,000 of the company’s temporary associates each month and a total of 500,000 people each year. The Center will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will handle 6,000 incoming calls from American workers on a weekly basis.
“At Adecco, we know that is a great place to work and we’re pleased to announce this expansion of our footprint in,” says Tig Gilliam, CEO of Adecco Group. “Our core principles are focused on delivering exceptional service to our clients and associates while simultaneously improving efficiencies within our organization and the opening of this new uniquely enables us to increase our value along each of these platforms.”
“Reigniting job creation is absolutely essential to strengthening New York’s economy and this announcement is a step in the right direction, highlighting the resilience of our job market and reinforcing the attractiveness of Rochester for both employers and workers,” says Senator Clinton. “I am pleased to have worked with Adecco to create new jobs for New Yorkers and am focused on continuing to work with area employers to duplicate these efforts and keep adding jobs to our local communities across the state.”
In addition to the new Center, Adecco connects more than 1,000 New Yorkers to job opportunities each week in through temporary assignments at the area’s top companies. Adecco’s headquarters are in and the company has over 1,000 employees across the state and helps more than 8,000 New Yorkers find the right job opportunities each week at over 1,200 leading companies.