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). 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

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

Join us for a free preview of the Executive Forum Europe

A Look at the Peruvian Contingent Workforce Environment

5 September 2014

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

A Look at the Chilean Temporary Workforce Environment

4 September 2014

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

2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in Colombia

27 August 2014

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

Largest Staffing & Outsourcing Firms in Peru 2014

8 August 2014

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

Crowdsourcing Platforms

16 July 2014

  • This Insight Report provides an introduction to the category of Human Cloud platforms which SIA defines as Crowdsourcing. 
  • The SIA definition of Crowdsourcing platforms is clarified, the scope and dimensions of the space estimated, and the foregoing is substantiated by citing many representative... More

Largest Staffing Firms in Chile 2013

4 July 2014

  • This report can be used to unravel the Chilean staffing landscape.
  • It identifies the largest ten firms and another 25 potential suppliers.
  • Details include the nature of the market, demographics, current and future conditions, opportunities and threats and geographic spread.

2014 Online Staffing Platform Landscape: Can more be better?

26 June 2014

  • We have identified 145 online staffing platform businesses operating around the world, including 33 “witkeys” (the Chinese variant of online staffing). There are actually likely to a larger number of tiny platform businesses we have not detected yet.
  • In 2013, only a fairly small number of... More

A Look at New Zealand

23 June 2014

This report includes the information you should know before setting up in New Zealand, including:

  • The legal landscape.
  • Rules and Regulations surround temporary workers
  • The Middleman - Managed Service Providers