Ambition, initiative, curious minds and passion are among the common strengths displayed by this year’s crop of successful candidates including Eksakul, who have proven that they share The Adecco Group’s purpose and values. This year, 48 successful candidates were chosen from almost 120,000 applicants across the world. The 25 young men and 23 young women getting the chance to test their skills, understand their strengths and aspirations and improve their employability.
The lack of work experience is a major barrier to entering the labour market. To answer to this need, The Adecco Group ‘CEO for One Month’ programme gives talented young people unparalleled exposure to top management experience. Shadowing The Adecco Group executives in their home countries, the apprentice CEOs join internal operations reviews and meetings with clients, national and international institutions. They learn about the workforce solutions industry and deal with themes ranging from human capital management to talent and leadership development, as well as corporate strategy and the definition of concerted actions to tackle today’s labour market challenges. Participants then have a further opportunity to be selected as ‘Global CEO for One Month’, offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to work alongside Alain Dehaze, The Adecco Group’s global CEO at the headquarter, Switzerland.
Tidarat Kanchanawat, The Adecco Group Thailand-Regional Director - Thailand and Vietnam, Adecco Group Thailand, said: “I am delighted to be part in this meaningful program offering exclusive opportunity to millennial to learn how to think and work like CEO. It is an invaluable experience that Adecco wants to give to young talent who has dream of becoming CEO which happened to be Eksakul this year. From the Assessment Center Day to the executive panel interview, Eksakul has consistently demonstrated his leadership potential. He is a tech savvy young talent, in possession of the analytical skill, business acumen and also the positive attitudes toward life, work, organization and society which are the significant attributes that CEO should have”
Eksakul also revealed his feeling on becoming CEO1Month “Eksakul also revealed his feeling on becoming CEO1Month “I would like to thank Adecco for having this program because the program itself puts you working directly beside the CEO, learning what being CEO really means. You will also get to learn how to think like a leader and how to develop as one. This is a unique and valuable opportunity, especially for the younger generations who will be important catalysts of change in the future. I would recommend any students or recent graduates to apply for this program next year. As this is not only a once-in-a-lifetime experience, it is also a chance to peer into the mind of an actual leader, a CEO.””
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