John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
jnurthenSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

John Nurthen manages the team that delivers Staffing Industry Analysts' international research content. He has over 25 years' experience in the staffing industry, having previously worked in senior managerial roles for three of the world's largest staffing companies: Select Appointments, Vedior and Randstad. He played an active role in major equity offerings and mergers.
 
Nurthen was a founder of the International Review of Employment, published in four languages, and DOVA, one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. He played a leading role in the development of common data standards with the creation of HR-XML SIDES.
 
He has held responsibility for internal and external communications, e-Business, technology matters, marketing, research, procurement and corporate social responsibility. Nurthen's experience makes him an authority on global recruitment and contingent workforce issues.

Recent Articles

The emergence of VMS and MSP outside North America

24 July 2013

  • Exclusive insights on VMS/MSP markets around the world.
  • Overview of business practices and legal limitations.
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx. 1 hour).

Thought Leader Webinar: SOW - a Global Trend

20 February 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear insights from industry experts 
  • Duration: approximately 1h

Global Prohibitions on Fixed Term Contracts

21 February 2013

  • Data from the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation.
  • Useful list of where fixed-term contracts are prohibited for permanent tasks.
  • Information for 195 countries and formatted by region.

Who Will Own Candidate Data?

20 February 2013

The amount of data available about candidates is continually growing, and the collection, processing and retention of it is an important issue for contingent workforce managers and suppliers.

Webinar - Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in Asia

23 January 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Covering major Asian markets as well as emerging markets
  • Duration: approximately 1h

New Cold War Could Freeze Out Staffing Firms in Russia

19 December 2012

An ongoing dispute between the U.S. and Russia may have significant repercussions for contingent workforce managers as Russia threatens to ban foreign staffing firms from doing business in the country. 

Monthly UK Hiring Trends Oct/Nov 2012

4 December 2012

  • The latest trends in professional recruitment for the UK: sectors, regions, salaries.
  • Online jobs trends.
  • Annual review of 2012.

Webinar - 2013 Contingent Market Forecasts

28 November 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear insights from the whole research team
  • Duration: approximately 1h

Background Screening Adds to Misclassification Risk?

28 November 2012

Background screening, already a potential minefield for contingent workforce programs in the U.S., add even more risk — including that of misclassification — on the international stage.

Practical Guide for Expanding your Contingent Workforce Programme into AsiaPac

20 November 2012

  • What do you need to consider before taking the plunge
  • For twleve major staffing markets
  • and three key categories