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

Europe: Less Regulation Ahead?

25 January 2012

European countries seek to ease regulatory burdens on employers.

Citation: Self-Employment in the UK

18 January 2012

  • The CIPD has completed an interesting short review of the official statistics on self-employment in the UK.
  • Self-employment, by the autumn of 2011, had reached a record level of 4.14 million
  • The "new" self employed are  'handy-men' without skills, picking-up whatever bits and pieces... More

WE Legs & Regs Advisor – December 2011

25 December 2011

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

Western Europe M&A, 2011

20 December 2011

  • Despite the global slowdown, M&A activity in the staffing industry increased in Western Europe this year.
  • The most significant deal is the acquisition of SFN Group by Randstad.
  • Read the full analysis: by staffing segment, deals with disclosed metrics, deals in which the target company offers... More

The Baltic States

16 December 2011

  • Describes the market
  • Discusses the competition for staff
  • Lists key providers

Controlling Staff Turnover to Reduce Costs

15 December 2011

  • Roughly one in eight employees left a job last year.
  • The cost of these moves can be very high.
  • Use the tools here to measure and cost staff turnover.

We would be very keen to hear from anybody who would like to anonymously benchmark their own figures. If this is of interest to you please... More

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.

Third-Quarter Results

30 November 2011

  • Q3 revenue up by a median 17.5%
  • Net income up by a median 39.7%
  • Gross margin for top ten down -0.8%

European VMS & MSP Trends 2011

29 November 2011

  • The latest trends in Europe from our VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape
  • Hear our global experts' opinions on how to best adapt to the ever changing environment in 2010
  • Replay de full webinar on demand

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Oct/Nov 2011

25 November 2011

  • APSCo data relatively positive
  • Innovantage shows perm up and temp down
  • Economy souring