Jon Osborne

VP, Strategic Research

Jon Osborne
josborneSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

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

Staffing Industry Trends and Outlook Webinar: Q3 2008

August 14, 2008

An exclusive event for Corporate Members
An in-depth look at the current economic climate
How it's affecting the staffing business

Compensation and Employment Survey of Anesthesiologists

May 9, 2007

APRIL EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

May 8, 2009

Less worse: Temp jobs off 63,000 in April
Where staffing isn't plummeting
Also less worse: 539,000 nonfarm jobs lost

Unemployment up, search sector in freefall
Key staffing markets beginning to stabilize

Staffing Industry Trends and Outlook Webinar: Q4 2008

November 13, 2008

An exclusive event for Corporate Members
Video overview of recent staffing trends and research
Includes in-depth look at the current economic climate

Staffing buyer survey: contingent workforce growth, usage rates and reasons for using contingent labor

October 13, 2008

First installment of 2008 staffing buyer survey results
Contingent growth and usage; trends by segment/sector
Types of contingents used, and why; plus, who's buying what

Survey of staffing firms: Analysis of new staffing firm entrants

October 2, 2008

Staffing experiencing new firm entry rate of 3% annually
New entry rate highest in direct hire, healthcare temp staffing
81% of new firms profitable within two years

BRIEFING: SEPTEMBER BLS EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

October 5, 2007

Trends in key staffing markets - July update

July 2, 2009

Finance/insurance and transportation sectors looking up
Healthcare sector generating jobs, but not temp jobs
Manufacturing, tech/telecom & business services still struggling

Economic indicators update

December 8, 2008

ECRI index reaches new weekly low
Manufacturing and non-manufacturing indices both drop to record lows
4-week tally of unemployment claims tops last two recessions

Special Report - Finance & Accounting Staffing Growth Assessment

June 29, 2006

Despite large number of players, only 13 generate over $50 million in F&A
Why the target market is more significant than the skill set
Demography of talent suggests above-par prospects ahead