John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
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John Nurthen manages the team that delivers Staffing Industry Analysts' international research content. He has over 25 years' experience in the staffing industry, having previously worked in senior managerial roles for three of the world's largest staffing companies: Select Appointments, Vedior and Randstad. He played an active role in major equity offerings and mergers.
 
Nurthen was a founder of the International Review of Employment, published in four languages, and DOVA, one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. He played a leading role in the development of common data standards with the creation of HR-XML SIDES.
 
He has held responsibility for internal and external communications, 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.

Recent Articles

U.K.: Bright Outlook for Procurement Professionals

21 December 2011

The New Year is a traditional time for people to pause, evaluate the past year and consider their plans for the future. With this in mind, what does the current employment market look like for procurement professionals in the U.K.? 

Western Europe Annual Review & Predictions for 2012

14 December 2011

Our end of year review showcases Staffing Industry Analyst’s most valued research produced during the past twelve months.

Europe: AWR Deadline Passes. What's Next?

7 December 2011

Though the deadline has passed for the much-anticipated Agency Work Directive, the story is nowhere near complete. Expect further developments to the European regulatory environment over the next two years.

European Economies Face an Unpredictable 2012

30 November 2011

Many of you are in the throes of budgeting for the coming year, a task made more daunting by lingering economic uncertainties. With economists hard-pressed to predict what will happen tomorrow, how is business expected to predict likely revenue and costs 12 months out?

The Big Three: Market Strengths & Weaknesses

28 November 2011

  • Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup dominate the global staffing landscape.
  • The report lists the 13 major markets in which each of the ‘Big Three’ have a place among the top five firms.
  • Plus the 8 markets where one of the Big Three do not enjoy a market leadership position.

European Contingent Workforce Trends from Staffing Industry Analysts

14 October 2010

Learn more about the latest contingent workforce issues in Europe 
Speakers: John Nurthen, General Manager, Europe; Ton Mulders, Director of Strategic Solutions, Europe; Adam Pode, Director of Research, Europe
1 hour 7 minutes including Q&A 

UK: Low Wage Sectors Adopting Swedish Derogation

16 November 2011

More than a month has passed since the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) went into effect in the U.K., and some effects are becoming clear. Among them is the so-called Swedish Derogation.

Forecasts for 2012

11 November 2011

  • Overall staffing market growth rate for Europe for 2012
  • Individual country growth rate forecasts for our 16 markets
  • Commentary on the euro crisis and its effect on the market

World: Planning for an older contingent workforce

2 November 2011

Pensions and retirement age are sensitive topics around the world. Indeed, tempers have flared recently at politicians' attempts at raising the age of retirement.

Global: Temporary Staffing Creates More Efficient Labor Markets

26 October 2011

The use of contingent workers contributes to social and economic progress and better-functioning labor markets, according to a report released last week by Ciett.