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

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.

Quest for the Talent Grail: The evolution of the J&J programme in EMEA

19 April 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear how Fieldglass helped Johnson & Johnson overcome the challenges of rolling out a contingent workforce programme across Europe
  • Duration: approximately 1h