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

Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

19 February 2014

  • A review of the latest significant temporary staffing trends and developments in Europe
  • Exclusive insights from the who;e research team
  • On demand playback, approximately 1 hour

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Highest bang-to-buck direct hire and temporary recruiting tactics

2 January 2014

  • The direct hire recruiting tactic with the highest bang-to-buck return on spend/effort to be Linkedin
  • The temporary worker recruiting tactic with the highest bang-to-buck return on spend/effort to be recruiting from existing candidate list
  • Exclusive data from our Staffing Company survey

The Rise of Online Work

9 December 2013

Get a view of how Online Work has developed over the last few years.

See which freelancers are in demand

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Global Contingent Market Estimate

20 December 2013

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contactors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

Skills Outlook

4 December 2013

This citation looks at the level of  literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology‑rich environments proficiency for the world's key staffing markets.

Trends from the Big Three

2 December 2013

See the trends suggested by:

  • Adecco
  • Randstad
  • ManpowerGroup

Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis 2013

10 October 2013

  • See the median compensation for European executives
  • Understand who is best remunerated
  • Compare increases in total compensation with revenue and market capitalisation

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.