Adam Pode

Director, Research and Analysis, Europe

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

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2013

7 October 2013

  • Find out who tops the world rankings
  • Where your company or supplier is compared to the competition
  • See newly listed firms from Australia, Italy, Ireland, Japan, the UK and USA

A look at the UK Temporary Workforce Environment

10 October 2012

  • Overview of the UK legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Global Staffing Industry Size 2012

28 August 2013

Key Findings include:

The size of the global staffing market.

A breakdown of the 40 of the most important countries

Estimates of the size of temporary and permanent services.

Swedish Data Sources

25 July 2013

A list of data sources for Sweden including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

European News Digest June 2013

1 July 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets in Europe. Browse news by country and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data – just click on the links below.

International Legislative Review

19 June 2013

  • Missed our International Legislative Review webinar or want to see it again.
  • Updates for Italy, the UK and Ukraine.
  • View in association with our monthly legislative and regulatory updates

Legs & Reg Compendium

17 June 2013

  • Read the annual compendium of our legal updates produced in association with the Ius Laboris Global Network.
  • We have covered a variety of judiciary developments, from collective agreements and court rulings to employment and staffing regulations from May 2012 to date
  • Data has been gathered... More

Portuguese Data Sources

5 June 2013

A list of data sources for Portugal including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Into the Future: Contingent Labour Trends Audience Survey

29 May 2013

  • See the results of audience survey on the evolution of the contingent workforce
  • Understand where there are skill shortages
  • What strategies are being used to counteract these

The European Labour Market

30 April 2013

  • This report acts as a precursor to our work on contingent work.
  • It shows how the labour market is structured in Europe.
  • And sets out the size of the working age population,the labour force and the work force.