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John Nurthen

About John Nurthen

John Nurthen is executive director of global research. He can be reached at jnurthen (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

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2202, 2016

Evolving to Fit

By |February 22nd, 2016|

What is the Staffing Industry? It seems like a simple enough question on the face of it, but the staffing industry is quite amorphous and constantly shifting, especially when we look at it on a global basis and take into account some of the new business models that have evolved in recent years.

Ten years ago, […]

1510, 2015

Selective Stimulus

By |October 15th, 2015|

Regardless of employment status, the customer will expect to receive a certain level of service, a cheery smile and a courteous response to their enquiry. Why then do organisations put a very different emphasis on engagement and motivation practices when it comes to their employed and nonemployed workers?

It would be ludicrous (and illegal in most […]

3009, 2014

Preview: Executive Forum Europe

By |September 30th, 2014|

The publication of this special edition of Staffing Industry Review coincides with the launch of the Executive Forum Europe in London between 3rd and 5th November 2014.

While it is a new event for Europe, the Executive Forum is a long-standing and prominent feature of the U.S. staffing market that attracts more than 1,000 senior staffing […]

3009, 2014

Research Report: Make Your Case

By |September 30th, 2014|

Staffing agencies in need of better powers of persuasion
Every year, Staffing Industry Analysts surveys buyers of contingent labour to get a better understanding of their needs and also to gauge their views on the services they receive from their suppliers.

The 2014 survey reflects the opinions of respondents from almost 100 companies operating in Europe with […]