Case study: Adecco

Case Study: Adecco

Recruitment solutions company Adecco is reviewing its recognition schemes in light of the recession, with the aim of rewarding more employees for demonstrating company values or displaying outstanding performance.

Previously, its schemes focused on rewarding top sales people with tangible rewards such as skiing trips. The company now wants to use its budget to reward a wider group of employees and is consulting staff on how that should be done.

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Claire Lawrence, head of HR projects, says: “We are planning campaigns across the group that recognise outstanding performance or behaviour, and anything that reinforces our values and strategic objectives.”†

Sales targets have also been reviewed in response to changes in budget forecasts.†

The firm has also consulted with staff about its flexible benefits scheme and introduced supermarket shopping vouchers to better reflect their needs.†

It has also implemented an employee assistance programme, which it plans to promote as a source of support for managing money.