Adam Pode

Director, International Research and Analysis

Adam Pode
apodeSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Adam Pode joined Staffing Industry Analysts in June 2009 with overall responsibility for research in Europe and now for the Rest of the World. Since then he has produced a large number of studies from snapshots of various countries’ staffing sectors, to in-depth reviews of the law concerning independent contractors, economic models and forecasts. He has also advised companies from around the globe.

Adam has spent his entire career in the research field; in the British House of Commons, running his own research firm, teaching research methods at a college in Pennsylvania, heading the business intelligence unit of a large listed UK firm and working as an associate partner in a private equity practice. He was also a member of the Territorial Army for 18 years.

Adam has a B.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and various postgraduate qualifications.

Research Focus: Brazil | Eastern Europe | Greece | India | Ireland | Middle East | Portugal | Russia | UK

Recent Articles

South Korean Data Sources

27 January 2014

A list of data sources for South Korea including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Forms of Work in Australia

10 December 2013

This citation examines forms of work in Australia. It includes a breakdown of the workforce, definitions and data.

The Rise of Online Work

9 December 2013

Get a view of how Online Work has developed over the last few years.

See which freelancers are in demand

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Global Contingent Market Estimate

6 December 2013

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contactors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

Japanese Staffing Guide

5 December 2013

This citation sets out the nature of the Japanese market, looks at the business structure of temporary staffing, and the relationship of GDP to staffing growth.

Skills Outlook

4 December 2013

This citation looks at the level of proficiency in  literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology‑rich environments for the world's key staffing markets.

South American Skills Shortages

3 December 2013

Citation on skills shortages in South America, covering Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Colombia.

Citation - Trends from the Big Three

2 December 2013

See the trends suggested by:

  • Adecco
  • Randstad
  • ManpowerGroup

Statistics from Hong Kong

11 October 2013

Understand where you can find statistics on the:

  • Number of agencies
  • Internal staff
  • Permanent, fixed-term contract and casual employees.

Staffing Firm Executive Compensation Analysis 2013

10 October 2013

  • See the median compensation for European executives
  • Understand who is best remunerated
  • Compare increases in total compensation with revenue and market capitalisation