John Nurthen

Executive Director, Global Research

John Nurthen
jnurthenSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

John Nurthen manages the team that delivers Staffing Industry Analysts' international research content. He has over 25 years' experience in the staffing industry, having previously worked in senior managerial roles for three of the world's largest staffing companies: Select Appointments, Vedior and Randstad. He played an active role in major equity offerings and mergers.
 
Nurthen was a founder of the International Review of Employment, published in four languages, and DOVA, one of the largest global databases of online vacancies. He played a leading role in the development of common data standards with the creation of HR-XML SIDES.
 
He has held responsibility for internal and external communications, e-Business, technology matters, marketing, research, procurement and corporate social responsibility. Nurthen's experience makes him an authority on global recruitment and contingent workforce issues.

Recent Articles

The Master Service Agreement and Supplier Agreement in an MSP Programme

9 May 2019

  • Helps buyers seeking to enter into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with an MSP
  • Highlights the essential elements of the MSA
  • Includes an outline structure of an MSA and associated Supplier Agreement 

The Master Service Agreement and Supplier Agreement in an MSP Program

7 May 2019

  • Helps buyers seeking to enter into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with an MSP
  • Highlights the essential elements of the MSA
  • Includes an outline structure of an MSA and associated Supplier Agreement 

Introduction to Chatbots

7 May 2019

  • This report is an introduction to chatbot technology, with a specific focus on providers in the recruiting space.
  • Chatbots are virtual assistants that, through the use of pre-programmed questions and artificial intelligence, can increasingly handle candidate interactions that formerly required... More

APAC SI Report Webinar May 2019

3 May 2019

  • 1 hour APAC Staffing Industry Report Webinar
  • Asia Pacific Forecasts
  • Legal Developments in the Asia Pacific Region
  • Latest Staffing Trends
  • Snapshots on the China Staffing Market

Investing in the Workforce Solutions Ecosytem

2 May 2019

  • This report focuses on the investment strategies of large staffing firms outside of their core staffing services and, in particular, three investment funds set up to explore opportunities and threats from digital disruption; the Randstad Innovation Fund (RIF), Adecco Group X (AGX) and Recruit Strategic... More

History of the Staffing Industry

9 April 2019

  • Concise and engaging history of the staffing industry from its beginning to the present
  • Highlights key leaders and companies, as well as social, economic, legal, and technological changes by decade going back more than 50 years
  • Includes developments in the US and across the globe that have led... More

Staffing Trends in 2019

4 February 2019

  • Sets out the most important staffing trends for 2019
  • Includes the global economy, Technology/automation and Skills shortage
  • Legislation, the Gig economy and the rise of Asia

Global MSP Governance Structure

30 November 2018

  • Introduction
  • Governance Overview 
  • Definitions

VMS Market Developments Part 2: Market Size and Growth

12 November 2018

  • We estimate $154 billion of spend on contingent workers passed through a VMS
  • Double-digit growth in VMS spend across all three major regions, Americas, EMEA, APAC
  • Largest providers of 2017 include Beeline, Coupa's DCR Workforce and SAP Fieldglass

MSP Market Developments Part 2: Market Size and Growth

27 October 2018

  • We estimate $131 billion of spend under management passed through an MSP
  • Double-digit growth in MSP spend in Americas, EMEA and APAC
  • Largest providers include Allegis Global Solutions, KellyOCG, Pontoon, Randstad Sourceright, TAPFIN