Adam Pode, CCWP

Director of Research (EMEA & APAC)

Adam Pode

Adam Pode joined SIA in June 2009 with overall responsibility for research for EMEA & APAC. Since then he has examined and written about the staffing industry from Australia to Zambia. Developed forecasts that the market uses to plan its strategy. Advised numerous companies from around the globe. Worked with the World Employment Confederation to measure the pulse rate of the industry. Calculated the size of the Global Gig Economy, and spoken at numerous industry events.

Adam has spent his entire career in the research field; in the British House of Commons, running his own research firm, as a Professor in the US, heading the business intelligence unit of a large listed UK firm and working as an associate partner in private equity practice.

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

The Global Gig Economy

August 9, 2019

  • Provides our estimate of the Global Gig Economy
  • Breaks this down by five key constituent elements
  • Provides figures for 18 key countries including the US and Canada

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2019 Update

May 24, 2019

  • Staffing industry generates $490 billion of revenue worldwide in 2018
  • SIA projects global staffing revenue growth of 4% next year
  • Of the fourteen largest markets, only China and India projected to grow more than 5% next year

Internal Program Management

December 14, 2018

  • Should you manage your CW program internally or use an MSP.
  • There are many evolving models to be considered.
  • This report discusses your options as well as how industry leaders determine which model is appropriate for their companies.

Results Calendar for 2019

December 12, 2018

  • See how your competitors or suppliers are faring
  • Provides a spreadsheet you can upload into Outlook
  • All the events listed will be covered in the Daily News 

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: November 2018 Update

November 26, 2018

  • By our estimates, global staffing market generated $466 billion of revenue in 2017
  • We project 6% growth this year and 6% growth next year in global staffing revenue on a constant currency basis
  • Of the 17 largest markets, double digit growth projected next year in four (China, India, Japan, Brazil)... More

M&A Funders and Advisors Directory

November 12, 2018

  • This report identifies M&A funders and advisors from around the world
  • With 29 in-depth profiles
  • A list of 115+ further providers

The Future of Work 2018

October 26, 2018

  • Citation looking at work from McKinsey & Company
  • Bank of England
  • World Economic Forum

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2018

October 9, 2018

  • Lists the 100 largest global staffing firms.
  • How they break down by market share and geography.
  • Shows who has joined the list and who has left.

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2018 Update

May 31, 2018

  • Global staffing industry generated USD 461 billion of revenue in 2017
  • We project 7% growth this year and 6% next year, both on a constant-currency basis
  • Seven of the 17 largest markets projected to grow by double-digits this year, no decliners

CITATION - Megatrends & the Future of Skills

February 14, 2018

  • Citation on the Future of Skills report
  • Sets out top skills, abilities, and knowledge areas
  • and demand for Occupations in 2030