John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
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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

Europe: Stricter Personal Data Protections Proposed

8 February 2012

Coming on the heels of high-profile persona data breaches, proposed regulations will add significant burdens to companies doing business in Europe.

Europe: Union Rights Challenged

1 February 2012

Two recent news stories in Europe have highlighted inconsistencies in what many would assume to be a fundamental right in most countries: the right of workers to join a labor union.

The Agency Work Directive: What happened?

26 January 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • A close look at what the Directive has actually meant for the major European staffing market
  • Duration:1h14min

Europe: Less Regulation Ahead?

25 January 2012

European countries seek to ease regulatory burdens on employers.

U.K.: Providers Brace Themselves for Next Major Legislative Change

11 January 2012

After making considerable changes to their internal processes to comply with the Agency Workers Regulations, U.K. staffing agencies are preparing for another piece of far-reaching and potentially costly employment reform.

U.K.: Bright Outlook for Procurement Professionals

21 December 2011

The New Year is a traditional time for people to pause, evaluate the past year and consider their plans for the future. With this in mind, what does the current employment market look like for procurement professionals in the U.K.? 

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.

Europe: AWR Deadline Passes. What's Next?

7 December 2011

Though the deadline has passed for the much-anticipated Agency Work Directive, the story is nowhere near complete. Expect further developments to the European regulatory environment over the next two years.

European Economies Face an Unpredictable 2012

30 November 2011

Many of you are in the throes of budgeting for the coming year, a task made more daunting by lingering economic uncertainties. With economists hard-pressed to predict what will happen tomorrow, how is business expected to predict likely revenue and costs 12 months out?

The Big Three: Market Strengths & Weaknesses

28 November 2011

  • Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup dominate the global staffing landscape.
  • The report lists the 13 major markets in which each of the ‘Big Three’ have a place among the top five firms.
  • Plus the 8 markets where one of the Big Three do not enjoy a market leadership position.