Adecco Group North America, the nation's leading provider of workforce and recruitment solutions, announced last month it plans to move its corporate headquarters from New York to Jacksonville, bringing with it 185 high-wage jobs. The company plans to invest $3.4 million in the local economy as a result of this relocation.

Adecco Group North America consolidated its North America headquarters in Jacksonville, bringing 185 corporate and professional jobs from Melville, N.Y. Adecco has 354 employees in Jacksonville. The company operates in the Deerwood South office park, where the headquarters is expected to move. Adecco expects to make a $3.4 million capital investment there.

The Adecco Group, which is based in Zurich, Switzerland, employs more than 31,000 full-time workers around the world. The North American group is a significant part of Adecco's operations, producing about $5 billion in revenue last year. Adecco's total global revenue was about 19.5 billion euros, equivalent to about $27 billion.

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