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

Q1 2012 Results

15 June 2012

  • See how listed staffing firms performed in Q1 2012.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover, net income and gross margins have evolved.
  • Did European or US-listed firms perform better?

UK Employment Activities and the Annual Business Survey

14 June 2012

  • See how many staffing organisations the ONS think there were
  • How many people were employed
  • What the average wage was

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Compensation

30 May 2012

  • Find out what the median base pay is for buyers
  • Look at the rate of change
  • Understand if individual performance is important for bonuses

A Look at the Brazilian Temporary Workforce Environment

30 May 2012

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

2011 Contingent Buyer Survey: Participant Profiles

30 May 2012

  • See the profile of the respondents to our buyer’s survey
  • Where they are in the organisation
  • How much they spent

A Look at the Italian Temporary Workforce Environment

28 May 2012

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

UK Monthly Hiring Trends April/May 2012

24 May 2012

  • APSCo data shows the market is deteriorating further
  • Online data suggests temporary vacancies still growing
  • Engineering still showing the brightest outlook

Top 50 Staffing Firms in France 2011

22 May 2012

  • Adecco largely dominates the market,  followed by ManpowerGroup and Randstad in one of the most highly consolidated in Europe.
  • In the first half of 2011, the staffing industry in France benefited from a strong recovery; but ultimately was hit by the Eurozone crisis and by September... More

A Look at the Dutch Temporary Workforce Environment

21 May 2012

  • Overview of the Dutch legal landscape
  • Importance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Recent Financial Results For European-Listed Staffing Firms

2 May 2012

  • The latest company result for over 40 European-listed staffing firms 
  • See how turnover, net profits and gross margins have changed
  • Compare the results with US listed firms