Adam Pode

Director, International Research and Analysis

Adam Pode
apodeSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Adam Pode joined Staffing Industry Analysts in June 2009 with overall responsibility for research in Europe and now for the Rest of the World. Since then he has produced a large number of studies from snapshots of various countries’ staffing sectors, to in-depth reviews of the law concerning independent contractors, economic models and forecasts. He has also advised companies from around the globe.

Adam has spent his entire career in the research field; in the British House of Commons, running his own research firm, teaching research methods at a college in Pennsylvania, heading the business intelligence unit of a large listed UK firm and working as an associate partner in a private equity practice. He was also a member of the Territorial Army for 18 years.

Adam has a B.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and various postgraduate qualifications.

Research Focus: Brazil | Eastern Europe | Greece | India | Ireland | Middle East | Portugal | Russia | UK

Recent Articles

A Look at the German Temporary Workforce Environment

28 June 2011

  • Evaluation and overview of German temp market
  • Analysis of EU Directives effect on German market pricing
  • Importance of collective bargaining

Western Europe Legs & Regs - June 2011

27 June 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • Date this month from Belgium and the United Kingdom

UK Monthly Hiring Trends May/Jun 2011

24 June 2011

  • Apsco data shows vacancies up 16%
  • Innovantage Heat Map shows perm warm and temporary mixed
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling

Top 50 Staffing Firms in Germany 2010

17 June 2011

  • Randstad is the market leader, albeit with only 9.5% share as the market is still highly fragmented.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • Industrial staffing was the growth driver in 2010, in particular momentum from the... More

Guidance on the Agency Workers Regulations

9 June 2011

This Citation covers guidance from

  • BIS
  • Blake Lapthorn
  • Evershed's

The Largest Staffing Firms in Italy 2010

6 June 2011

  • Market Size
  • Largest Players - Domestic & Multinational
  • Fastest Growing

WE Legs & Reg Advisor May 2011

3 June 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network

Top 25 Staffing Firms in Austria 2010

2 June 2011

  • Austria is one of the smallest staffing markets in Western Europe
  • Nevertheless, it is a thriving market and some major players are already well established
  • The Top 25 firms have recorded impressive growth figures in 2010

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Apr/May 2011

26 May 2011

  • Apsco data shows fall in market
  • Innovantage Heat Map tepid to cool
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling to fair

European Staffing Market Forecasts 2011

19 May 2011

Europe is the world’s largest region for temporary staffing.