The Adecco Group is based near Zurich, Switzerland, founded in 1996 and is the largest staffing firm in the world. A Fortune Global 500 company with more than 33,000 employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. Their portfolio includes wide variety of services that encompass temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development as well as outsourcing and consulting. Their sectors cover office, industrial, technical, financial and legal, amongst others. Revenue of €22.7 billion in 2016, with profits €725 million. Their key markets are in France, North America, UK, Ireland, Japan, Germany, Austria, Italy, Benelux, Nordics, Iberia, Australia, New Zealand and Switzerland.