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

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

New Cold War Could Freeze Out Staffing Firms in Russia

December 19, 2012

An ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Russia may have significant repercussions for contingent workforce managers as Russia threatens to ban foreign staffing firms from doing business in the country. 

Webinar - 2013 Contingent Market Forecasts

November 28, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear insights from the whole research team
  • Duration: approximately 1h

Background Screening Adds to Misclassification Risk?

November 28, 2012

Background screening, already a potential minefield for contingent workforce programs in the U.S., add even more risk — including that of misclassification — on the international stage.

China Tightens Labor Contract Law

October 17, 2012

In the final article addressing the changing contingent workforce landscape in Asia, we discuss China's efforts to require that all temporary workers should enjoy pay equal to their permanent counterparts.

Vietnam to Allow Employee Subleasing

October 10, 2012

In this second article addressing changing legislation in Asia, we focus on Vietnam, where a new law going into effect next year addresses a hybrid form of temporary staffing and labor outsourcing.