Groupe Adéquat,
Global HR Services since 1987


Who are we ?

Groupe Adéquat is a Leading player
in providing temporary employment and in
both permanent and fixed-term recruitment.

Founded in Lyon (France) in 1987 by Jean-Marc BRUN, Groupe Adéquat – still independent – is now one of the 50 largest companies worldwide on the recruitment market (Data Staffing Industry Analysts). Groupe Adéquat achieves a turnover of 900m € (the highest growth rate on the French market in recent years), with 1000 employees for 150,000 people per year accompanied to employment.

Since its creation, Groupe Adéquat has distinguished itself in its markets by its strong corporate culture focused on the customer and the commitment of its employees. By reinvesting its results in its development (creation of agencies and activities), Groupe Adéquat has been able to reach a significant size enabling it to support the largest companies while maintaining an agile operation, with a decision circuit very short.

Through its brands : Adéquat, Adsearch, Inside Staffing by Adéquat and Totem, Groupe Adéquat provides Global HR services: recruitment of non-executives, experts and executives (temporary work, fixed-term contracts and permanent contracts), consulting and HR support, training, risk prevention, professional integration.

Groupe Adéquat aims to become a recognized player on the international market and to deploy its slogan “Simplement pour vous” in 10 new countries over the next 5 years by investing in the development of brands with high potential.

+ 1000specialised employees

€1 billIionprojected 2018' turnover

150 000candidates assisted with finding employment in 2017


Respect for the individual

Whatever his or her position (permanent employee, temporary worker, client contact, etc.), every person deserves the utmost consideration.

Client satisfaction

Identify client concerns and implement tailored solutions.

Result oriented

Anticipate and continuously gauge the effectiveness of our actions.


Be fully compliant with all legal requirements.

Nos marques

A dynamic player in the temporary staffing, fixed term and permanent contract market, it operates across the entire French territory and in Belgium through a network of more than 250 employment agencies, equating to more than 20,000 people successfully placed in jobs each day.

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Based in Montreal, TOTEM is a brand specialized in recruitment and placement of personnel in administration, insurance, accounting, legal, customer service, technical, purchasing, logistics and supply. Founded in 2003, TOTEM has 20 employees serving 150 customers of all sizes.

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Specialized recruitment consulting. Today, more than 75 consultants are located in 12 expert divisions and 10 offices in the largest French cities, which accompany 1,500 clients of all sizes (SMEs, ETIs and international groups).

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Established in 2012, this is an agency model set-up at the premises of key ordering parties in the Logistics, Manufacturing, Construction and Services industries. Inside Staffing by Adéquat is a highly operational, tailor-made partnership model. Our teams work directly with those of the client at their premises!

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Since opening in 2002, Sigmar have scaled to become Ireland’s largest recruitment consultancy. Employing over 120 specialist consultants in four Irish locations (Dublin, Cork, Tralee and Galway), Sigmar have won over 40 independent awards for recruitment excellence and workplace culture including Best Client Service at the Recruitment International Awards 2017.​

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Groupe Adéquat is the founder of RESEAU DOMITIS. Founded in 1999, the network comprises 6 independent companies specializing in temporary work and placement (fixed-term and fixed-term contracts).

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Our Sales Department is available to provide details about the Adéquat Group and about our solutions and services .

To contact us:

Groupe Adéquat (HeadOffice)
115, avenue Maréchal de Saxe
CS 43 315 – 69427 LYON CEDEX 03

To provide better support for our clients, we have decided to expand our presence in other European countries, and we are also open to opportunities in other countries.

If you are interested in an international career and you have an entrepreneurial spirit, please contact:

Line THAI,
In charge of international commercial development
EMail :
Phone: +33 (0)1 43 12 82 24