I had mixed emotions when I arrived at work in Vancouver. I was excited to be working for Adecco’s executive recruitment partner, Holloway Schulz, but I was sad knowing it was my final work experience in the Adecco Way to Work “Work Experience Contest”. However, instead of focussing on the down side, I looked at [...]Continue Reading →
Adecco’s Way to Work "Work Experience Contest" has made it possible for nine lucky individuals to experience different vocations all around the world during this summer.
Follow Amber’s own personal blog and check out her amazing experiences over the next six weeks.
After my first experience working for Adecco, I was excited to be working for such an amazing team again in Toronto in the head corporate office for Canada. On arriving at the office I was met by Shari, Vice President of Talent and Communications, who took me to meet the HR team. Emily, one of [...]Continue Reading →
When I found out I was going to be working in a hotel in London, the first thing I thought of was Disney’s The Suite Life of Zac and Cody, imagining I’d be working as the ‘Mosley’ of The Strand Palace Hotel. And in many ways my job was actually very similar. When I went [...]Continue Reading →
Working as a lifeguard at a five star resort in the south of Athens on a gorgeous summer’s day doesn’t exactly sound like hard work, but I found that there is definitely more to being a lifeguard than sitting in a tower on beautiful beaches working on your tan. When Evangelia, Maria (two Adecco representatives) [...]Continue Reading →
Tour Guide Assistant – Work Experience When I heard I was going to be working as a tour guide in Kuala Lumpur I expected to be sitting at the head of a well air conditioned bus, pointing out famous land marks to the left and right, and answering questions like “what is the form of [...]Continue Reading →
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I never thought I would see the day I’d be off to work in a white shirt with black dress pants and heels to a corporate office, let alone enjoy it! Today I worked in human resources at the Adecco Group Australia in Melbourne as Head of Graduate Recruitment… has a nice ring to it [...]Continue Reading →
Whenever I think of old school theme parks, my imagination takes me to a ghost town, haunted by crazy carnies, mangy crows, and rickety ferris wheel carriages that screech and sway in a chilly, eerie breeze. However, that was not the case when I went for work experience at Luna Park in Sydney on Wednesday. [...]Continue Reading →
Dropping 190m at 85km/ph in approximately 11 seconds, jumping off the Auckland Sky Tower first thing in the morning was a pretty good way to wake me up for my day of work experience at Sky Jump. Firstly, I was introduced to Amy and the team, and then to Andrew who showed me the ropes [...]Continue Reading →
“Live the life you would be jealous of if you saw someone else living it” is the quote that started it all. And after a year and a bit of studying towards a double major in English and Classics at the university of Otago and realising that the bitter cold and my 7am lectures and [...]Continue Reading →