Adam Pode

Director, Research and Analysis, Europe

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

Brazilian Data Sources

9 July 2012

A list of data sources for Brazil including:

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

Largest Staffing Firms in Australia

2 July 2012

  • Skilled Group dominates the Australian staffing market with almost twice the market share of its closest rival.
  • 14 out of the top 25 firms are Australian-owned.
  • The ‘Big Three’ staffing firms do not dominate the Australian market quite to the extent that they dominate other staffing markets.... More

South Africa Data Sources

12 June 2012

A list of data sources for South Africa including:

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

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.

Australia Data Sources

13 April 2012

A list of data sources for Australia including:

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

Staffing in Pakistan (Links)

11 April 2012

  • List of staffing agencies
  • Main newspapers for job adverts
  • Jobsites and basic data

Indian Staffing - Issues and Recommendations

2 March 2012

  • Indian market is growing 10-15% a year
  • Outline of issues facing the market
  • Brief outline of law involved

Japanese Data Sources

29 February 2012

A list of data sources for Japan including:

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

Europe: Less Regulation Ahead?

25 January 2012

European countries seek to ease regulatory burdens on employers.