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

Largest Private Employment Agencies in Uruguay 2014

27 May 2015

  • The Uruguayan market is small, but has attractive profit margins. 
  • The Uruguayan staffing market is estimated to be worth UYU X.X billion (USD XX million in 2014).  
  • Uruguay is a highly concentrated market, with a strong presence from XXX.

Total Talent Management

8 May 2015

Total Talent Management refers to an employer’s practice of routinely considering TOTAL TALENT when it comes to talent acquisition or management including hiring an employee, using a contingent worker, or even acquiring a robot, etc. This ground-breaking report conducted in partnership with ERE Media... More

2015 Largest Job Boards Globally

30 March 2015

  • Our report lists the largest 25 Job Boards by 2014 annual revenue.
  • The very largest Job Boards have an international presence and enjoy market leading positions in a number of countries
  • The largest Job Board provider globally is Recruit, a Japanese HR company that also operates a number of important... More

2015 Applicant Tracking System Landscape

27 February 2015

  • ATS market likely oversupplied
  • Pricing models, typical requirements, functionality and more discussed in this report
  • Directory of more than 120 ATS providers highlighted

2014 SIA Service Differentiators Report - VMS Initial Findings

23 January 2015

  • Each year, Staffing Industry Analysts conducts a comprehensive assessment of Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and Managed Service Program (MSP) providers. 
  • The detailed reports provide insight to buyers about the latest features and functionality, service offerings, breadth of experience and... More

Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

22 January 2015

  • Exclusive insights from the SIA team 
  • Watch the playback on demand, approx 1 hour
  • Download a copy of the presentation as a pdf

2014 Largest Staffing Firms in Brazil

16 December 2014

  • This report can be used to unravel the Brazilian staffing landscape.
  • It identifies the largest fifty firms in the market.
  • Details include the nature of the market, demographics, opportunities and threats and geographic spread.

Witkey (威客) Platforms - A Journey to the World of Online Work Platforms in China

27 November 2014

  • A unique ecosystem supporting online enabled work arrangements has been developing in China; both the platforms and the people who work through them are called ‘Witkey’. While in many ways similar to online work platforms outside of China, there are subtle differences.
  • The purpose of this... More

Philippines Temporary Workforce Environment

14 October 2014

  • Overview of the legal landscape
  • Insights into contracting for temporary labour in the Philippines
  • Details on statutory costs provided

Executive Forum Europe 2014 Preview Webinar

18 September 2014

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