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.
Research Focus: China | Colombia | Hong Kong | Japan | Malaysia | Singapore | South Korea
13 July 2011
The EU's Agency Workers Directive, going into effect this December, has overshadowed other pending EU Directives that affect the use of contingent labor. One is the Sanctions Directive, which is designed to combat illegal immigration, and goes into effect this month.
29 June 2011
Minimum wage levels vary within Europe just as they do in the United States. The concept of a minimum threshold for wages is widely accepted in Europe, even among many conservatives. Read why constant monitoring has to be a way of life for those managing a global contingent program.
15 June 2011
Italy, one of the youngest staffing markets in Europe, is also among the fastest growing.
26 May 2011
D-Day approaches for European staffing legislation
19 May 2011
- An overview of the Gulf staffing market
- Key local providers listed
- Gulf staffing market growth 2010-2015
16 May 2011
The draft guidance issued by the U.K. department for Business Innovation & Skills in April did appear to give umbrella companies and staffing agencies the option of employing workers on one-hour a week permanent contracts in lieu of complying with the Agency Workers Regulations. However, new... More
14 April 2011
Gulf staffing markets are among the fastest growing in the world and staffing agencies play a major role in the placement of workers in a host of occupations...
Staffing Industry Analysts and Ius Laboris Collaborate to Monitor Contingent Workforce Related Legal Decisions in Europe
2 October 2009
Subscription Service Now Offers Monitoring of Legal Decisions, Legislative Actions, and Regulatory Changes Material to Contingent (temporary/contract) Labour