John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
jnurthenSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

John Nurthen is responsible for the delivery of Staffing Industry Analysts' research content across the company’s three regions (North America, Europe and Rest of World) as well as all editorial content for The Staffing Review, CWS3.0 and Staffing Stream. He has 20 years' experience in the staffing industry having previously worked in a variety of senior managerial roles for three of the world's largest staffing companies: Select Appointments, Vedior and Randstad. During this time, he played an active role in a series of major equity offerings and mergers. Nurthen was a founder of the International Review of Employment which was published in four languages and also founded DOVA, which continues to be one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. Nurthen played a leading role in the development of common data standards with the creation of HR-XML SIDES in collaboration with other major staffing companies. He has held responsibility for internal and external communications (including investor relations and public affairs), e-Business, technology matters, marketing, research, procurement, and corporate social responsibility. Nurthen's experience makes him an authority on global recruitment and contingent workforce issues covering all sectors of the market.

Recent Articles

Trends in Labor Arbitrage

April 15, 2014

This report brings together three different management strands into one overarching theme and highlights important trends in each relating to the use of contingent workers.

Online Work Platform Models and Labor-related Compliance: Why It’s Not A Contradiction in Terms

March 3, 2014

  • As online work platforms have become more visible to staffing businesses and buyers, questions have arisen as to whether these platform businesses can really act like typical staffing firms.
  • Online work platforms can act in ways that are similar to the more established, typical staffing business/compliance... More

Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

February 19, 2014

  • A review of the latest significant temporary staffing trends and developments in Europe
  • Exclusive insights from the whole research team
  • On demand playback, approximately 1 hour

“Online Staffing” Platform Businesses - Industry Segment Forecast Through 2020

January 2, 2014

  • Total global online staffing segment spend/ market size to grow significantly by 2020, as most of the underlying conditions and drivers seem to support expansion (versus restriction) of online platform-based spend.
  • Three forecasts illustrate what we consider credible, supportable range of possible... More

Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in South Africa

December 11, 2013

  • Exclusive insights on Contingent Workforce in South Africa.
  • Overview of business practices and legal limitations.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

Thought Leadership Webinar - Selling services at the right time, to the right customer, at the right price

September 26, 2013

  • Exclusive insights on Value Based Matching.
  • Why you should review how your company sources candidates online.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

August 28, 2013

  • Key Findings include the size of the global staffing market.
  • A breakdown of 40 of the most important countries
  •  Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent sectors.

Thought Leader Webinar: SOW - a Global Trend

February 20, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear insights from industry experts 
  • Duration: approximately 1h

Who Will Own Candidate Data?

February 20, 2013

The amount of data available about candidates is continually growing, and the collection, processing and retention of it is an important issue for contingent workforce managers and suppliers.

Webinar - Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in Asia

January 24, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Covering major Asian markets as well as emerging markets
  • Duration: approximately 1h