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

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.

The Largest Staffing Firms in Sweden 2010

5 October 2011

  • ManpowerGroup leads with 21% of market share.
  • A highly consolidated market: the Top 5 firms owning over half of the market.
  • The fastest growing staffing company is owned by the Swedish state.

Western Europe Onwards and Upwards

20 September 2011

  • Are Independent Contractors part of your European Contingent Workforce Programme? Then this webinar is for you.
  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Duration: approximately 1 hour

Independent Contractors

20 September 2011

  • The country with the highest proportion of Indepedent Contractors
  • The sector with the highest number of Idependent Contractors
  • Our survey of buyers future plans for Independent Contractors

Western European Legal Roundup and Risk Clinic

26 July 2011

  • This webinar reviews of the significant Legs & Regs trends and developments in Europe, as of 26th July 2011.
  • Download the full presentation.
  • Replay the full recording of the webinar.

Largest Staffing Firms in Poland

8 September 2011

  • Randstad tops the ranking, Adecco, ManpowerGroup and Trenkwalder are also in the Top 5. Work Service ranked 2nd and is by far the leading Polish firm.
  • The placement of blue collar workers accounts for 90% of the market in terms of revenue.
  • Staffing companies in Poland generate approximately... More

UK Monthly Hiring Trends July/Aug 2011

7 September 2011

  • Apsco data shows placements and vacancies easing back Y/Y
  • Innovantage Heat Map shows perm and temporary cool
  • Gross Margins were up very slightly and the economy is mixed

WE Legs & Regs Advisor - August 2011

5 September 2011

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

2011 List of Largest European Engineering Services Firms

22 August 2011

  • Compliments the 2011 List of Largest Global Engineering Services Firms with a more detailed focus on the European market.
  • A list of ten largest European headquartered providers of engineering services  ranked by revenue.

Largest Staffing Firms UK 2010

16 August 2011

  • In 2010 the UK staffing industry saw a strong recovery from the disastrous 2009.
  • Market consolidation is a key trend in the market.
  • Adecco has taken the top spot from Hays after the acquisition of Spring and MPS.