David Papapostolou

Research Analyst, Europe

David Papapostolou
dpapapostolouSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

David Papapostolou is part of the European research team at Staffing Industry Analysts. He has written extensively about the contingent workforce environments in many European countries. David is also responsible for drawing the rankings of staffing firms in several European markets. A native speaker, he follows with a particular attention the trends in the French, Belgian and Swiss markets. David joined the company in May 2010 following a career as a research scientist, and has already written several reports on the clinical and scientific segments. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Paris University Denis Diderot.

Research Focus: Belgium | France | Luxembourg | Netherlands | Nordics | Switzerland | Vietnam

Recent Articles

Clinical/Scientific Staffing market update 2012

21 August 2012

  • Ranking of the Top 25 firms providing Clinical/Scientific staffing services in Europe.
  • A list of over 80 suppliers operating in the European Clinical/Scientific market.
  • Employment and economic indicators for the European pharmaceutical industry.

A Look at the Swiss Temporary Workforce Environment

6 August 2012

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

A Look at the Irish Temporary Workforce Environment

30 July 2012

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

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Jun/Jul 2012

25 July 2012

  • How is the professional recruitment market fairing?
  • Compare with the latest trends for online jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

UK Monthly Hiring Trends May/Jun 2012

28 June 2012

  • See how the market is fairing according to APSCo members
  • Compare this with the latest Online data
  • For the first time, see salary data from Broadbean

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

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Mar/Apr 2012

26 April 2012

  • APSCo data deteriorating in March 2012.
  • Innovantage data shows North East was the place to be.
  • The economic signals are alarming.