David Papapostolou, CCWP

Senior Research Analyst

David Papapostolou
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David Papapostolou is part of the European research team at Staffing Industry Analysts. He has written extensively about the contingent workforce environments in many European countries. David is also responsible for drawing the rankings of staffing firms in several European markets. A native speaker, he follows with a particular attention the trends in the French, Belgian and Swiss markets. David joined the company in May 2010 following a career as a research scientist, and has already written several reports on the clinical and scientific segments. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Paris University Denis Diderot.

Research Focus: Belgium | France | Luxembourg | Netherlands | Nordics | Switzerland | Vietnam

Recent Articles

Largest Direct Hire Firms Globally

June 26, 2019

  • SIA's estimate for the size of the global direct hire market, broken down by region and country
  • Ranking of the largest direct hire firms, based on 2018 revenues
  • Insights from publicly listed firms

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

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

June 4, 2019

  • This interactive tool provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Staffing markets... More

US Staffing Industry Forecast: April 2019 Update

April 19, 2019

  • US staffing industry forecast to grow 4% in 2019 and 3% in 2020
  • Trends vary by occupational segment, from declines in office/clerical to high single digit expansion in several professional segments
  • US staffing industry expected to reach $157.8 billion next year

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

March 6, 2019

  • This report provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Fine-tune this analysis... More

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally 2019

March 6, 2019

  • This report provides comparative insights over 60 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Our analysis provides a basic structure for understanding different strengths and weaknesses and a template for comparing a wide range of very different markets.
  • Fine-tune this analysis... More

Largest Clinical/Scientific Staffing Firms Globally

December 5, 2018

  • Global market size estimate and regional breakdown
  • Top 25 ranking based on market share
  • Clinical trials registrations geographical trends

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

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - September 2018

September 12, 2018

  • Watch the full, one-hour webinar on demand (available to corporate members only)
  • US Staffing Industry Forecast
  • Gross Margin Report and US Geo Atlas

US Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2018 Update

September 11, 2018

  • US staffing industry forecast to grow 3% in 2018 and 3% in 2019
  • Trends vary by occupational segment, from declines in office/clerical to high single digit expansion in locum tenens and marketing/creative
  • US staffing industry expected to reach $152 billion next year