John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
jnurthenSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

John Nurthen is responsible for the delivery of Staffing Industry Analysts' research content across the company’s three regions (North America, Europe and Rest of World) as well as all editorial content for The Staffing Review, CWS3.0 and Staffing Stream. He has 20 years' experience in the staffing industry having previously worked in a variety of senior managerial roles for three of the world's largest staffing companies: Select Appointments, Vedior and Randstad. During this time, he played an active role in a series of major equity offerings and mergers. Nurthen was a founder of the International Review of Employment which was published in four languages and also founded DOVA, which continues to be one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. Nurthen played a leading role in the development of common data standards with the creation of HR-XML SIDES in collaboration with other major staffing companies. He has held responsibility for internal and external communications (including investor relations and public affairs), 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 covering all sectors of the market.

Recent Articles

MSP Structures in Europe: Legal prohibitions and how to circumvent them

1 June 2012

  • This report provides an overview of the things a programme manager should consider before rolling out an MSP in European markets.
  • Outlines the three types of MSP contact structure.
  • Discusses the legal prohibitions and how to circumvent them

MSP and RPO Contracts in Europe: Dealing with the Law

30 May 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Legal advice from an expert panel on MSP contracts in European countries
  • Duration: approximately 1h

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

Top 5 Staffing Companies per Major Market

2 May 2012

  • We have endeavored to capture the top five staffing firms for every major staffing market.
  • We have identified the market leaders in 26 countries
  • See who is a market leader in addition to  Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup.

Employers’ Tax Wedge Rises Worldwide

2 May 2012

The percent of employment-related taxes rose throughout much of the world, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Global Staffing Industry Size 2011

26 April 2012

  • Lists the value of the global staffing market in 2011 and its growth rate
  • Understand which country and region is largest
  • 53 countries measured in our analysis.

EU to Boost Protections for Seconded Workers

18 April 2012

The EU last month announced it would strengthen protections for employees and contingent workers sent by their employers or staffing firms to posts in other EU countries.

Introduction to the Russian Staffing Market

28 March 2012

  • The Russian staffing market is vibrant and fast-growing.
  • Poised for above average growth in the next few years.
  • Read this report to learn more

Global: Strikes over Contingent Worker Usage

21 March 2012

While the use of contingent labor is an accepted practice within developed Western economies, its use is still controversial in other countries. Here, we look at three countries where contingent worker usage is top of the political agenda.

From Easy to Hard: A look at global staffing market complexity

14 March 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • An international exploration of the easiest and the hardest staffing markets
  • Duration: approximately 1h