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

Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: October 2017 Update

October 19, 2017

  • We project global staffing revenue to grow 5% in 2016, 6% in 2017 and 6% in 2018 on a constant currency basis
  • Double digit staffing revenue growth projected in six of the largest 15 markets in 2018
  • Global staffing industry generated USD 429 billion of revenue in 2016

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2017

October 3, 2017

  • Lists the100 largest global staffing firms  
  • How they break down by market share and geography
  • Shows who has joined the list and who has left

Jamaican Staffing Companies List 2017

April 12, 2017

  • Information on the Jamaican Market
  • List of Staffing Providers
  • Downloadable Spreadsheet

The Futures of Work from Foresight Alliance

May 14, 2016

Citation from the Foresight Alliance

Listing the driving forces for the future of work

Investigating the Gig Economy

Global Contingent Market Estimate

March 10, 2015

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contractors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Survey 2014: Insights & Market Estimates

November 12, 2014

  • Global RPO market estimate
  • Forecast for Future Growth
  • Results of our survey of RPO providers 

2014 Staffing 100 Europe

September 26, 2014

Meet the 100 most influential people in European staffing. This list, compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts, includes those who have helped to shape the development of a market estimated to be worth (temp and perm) approximately €113 billion in 2013.

Global RPO Directory

September 4, 2014

  • A comprehensive directory of RPO providers
  • Full data for 66 RPO firms around the world
  • Additional List of 100+ providers

Big Data...Bigger Decisions

May 22, 2014

  • Expert insight into big data and talent acquisition
  • Webinar replay on demand (approx 1 hour)
  • Download a copy of the presentation

Global Contingent Market Estimate

December 20, 2013

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contactors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants