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

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

Top 30 Staffing Firms in Scandinavia 2010

10 November 2011

  • As a region, the combined countries of Scandinavia would be the fifth largest European staffing market in 2010.
  • ManpowerGroup and Adecco dominate this region, jointly controlling a quarter of the market.
  • The main driver for growth in the region has been the recovery of the Swedish car manufacturing... More

Finland Data Sources

9 November 2011

Links to tell you about the market in Finland…

Top 20 Staffing Firms in Denmark 2010

3 November 2011

  • Denmark is the smallest Scandinavian staffing market in terms of revenue.
  • Adecco is the leader, with revenue just under €50 million
  • Randstad and ManpowerGroup also in the Top 5.

Top 20 Staffing Firms in Finland 2010

2 November 2011

  • The Finnish market is highly fragmented, the Top 5 accounts for just 30% of market share.
  • Adecco and ManpowerGroup are the only foreign firms in the Top 10.
  • The market leader is the only staffing firm in Finland with annual revenue above €100 million in 2010.

Adapting to Change

27 October 2011

Ciett this week published its report Adapting to Change produced in association with the Boston Consulting Group.

Austrian Data Sources

26 October 2011

  • Links to tell you all you need to know about the Austrian Market
  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

WE Legs & Regs Advisor – October 2011

25 October 2011

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network
  • Information this month from Belgium and Italy

Q2 Financial Results For European Listed Staffing Firms 2011

24 October 2011

  • Turnover up 15.4% from Q2 2010/2011
  • Net Income up 44.7%
  • Gross Profits flat

Top 30 Largest Staffing Firms in Norway 2010

17 October 2011

  • Norway is the largest Scandinavian staffing market in terms of revenue.
  • Manpower and Adecco lead the Top 30 with a combined market share of 35%.
  • Some of the fastest growing firms are operating in Scandinavian niche segments.