John Nurthen is responsible for leading all aspects of Staffing Industry Analysts' business in Europe. 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 created the International Review of Employment which is published in four languages and founded DOVA, now one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. John 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 has addressed subjects as diverse as internet strategy, job boards, managed services, outsourcing, software asset management, and risk management. John's experience makes him an authority on global recruitment and contingent workforce issues covering all sectors of the market.
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25 January 2012
European countries seek to ease regulatory burdens on employers.
11 January 2012
After making considerable changes to their internal processes to comply with the Agency Workers Regulations, U.K. staffing agencies are preparing for another piece of far-reaching and potentially costly employment reform.
21 December 2011
The New Year is a traditional time for people to pause, evaluate the past year and consider their plans for the future. With this in mind, what does the current employment market look like for procurement professionals in the U.K.?
7 December 2011
Though the deadline has passed for the much-anticipated Agency Work Directive, the story is nowhere near complete. Expect further developments to the European regulatory environment over the next two years.
30 November 2011
Many of you are in the throes of budgeting for the coming year, a task made more daunting by lingering economic uncertainties. With economists hard-pressed to predict what will happen tomorrow, how is business expected to predict likely revenue and costs 12 months out?
16 November 2011
More than a month has passed since the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) went into effect in the U.K., and some effects are becoming clear. Among them is the so-called Swedish Derogation.
2 November 2011
Pensions and retirement age are sensitive topics around the world. Indeed, tempers have flared recently at politicians' attempts at raising the age of retirement.
26 October 2011
The use of contingent workers contributes to social and economic progress and better-functioning labor markets, according to a report released last week by Ciett.
19 October 2011
One of the hottest management topics in Europe this year has been the scarcity of women on European companies’ boards of management. The EU aims to do something about that.
12 October 2011
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