Jon Osborne

VP, Strategic Research

Jon Osborne

After leading SIA's North America Research & Editorial department for nearly a decade, Jon Osborne now focuses on strategic research projects and communication of company research to members via the monthly Staffing Industry Report webinar. Previously, he had a 15-year career in bank financial analysis and investor relations at Bank of America. He holds an M.B.A. and B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Recent Articles

Getting Ready for 2012

January 19, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear economic and employment trends, changes and plans in CW management strategies
  • Approximately 1 hr

SI Report Webinar - January 2012

January 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Latest buyer survey date
  • Latest staffing survey data

By the Numbers

December 27, 2011

  • Buyers rank least expensive type of contingent labor and which has highest quality
  • What are buyers plans with respect to use of agency temps
  • Percentage of buyers have programs to encourage use of diversity suppliers

By the Numbers

November 28, 2011

  • Who Hires When: Sharpest seasonal hiring spikes, by industry
  • Industries with the highest need for seasonal labor
  • Most seasonal temp segment

By the Numbers

October 27, 2011

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • Where small firms rule: Allied healthcare
  • Travel nurse staffing coming back strong
  • How do buyers calculate MSP fees?

By the Numbers

September 27, 2011

  • 14 occupations with extreme skill shortages
  • What skill do a majority of the fastest-growing staffing firms provide?
  • What kinds of staffing firms do acquirers want to buy?

By the Numbers

July 28, 2011

  • How do buyers find suppliers
  • The average revenue for a staffing firm
  • The number of mentor staffing firms on the 2011 Mentor/Protégé List

By the Numbers

June 22, 2011

  • Percent of large buyers using a vendor for independent contractor compliance currently and over the next two years: 75%
  • On the rebound: Clinical scientific temp revenue to grow
  • Largest engineering temp staffing markets

By the Numbers

May 25, 2011

  • Ratio of recruiters outside the staffing industry to recruiters inside the staffing industry is 1.6:1
  • Median compensation for branch managers in IT temporary staffing is $125,000
  • When calculating wages, 65 percent of staffing firms use wages paid for similar temp jobs in the past

By the Numbers

May 3, 2011

  • Number of office/clerical temps in the U.S.?
  • How do temps find a recruiter?
  • What percentage of large buyers are using a vendor management system?