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

2009 staffing company survey: How often do candidates decline an assignment?

July 22, 2009

Median candidate decline rate is 11%-15%
Median rate roughly double in healthcare, creative/marketing
Ouch: a tenth of firms report decline in rates of 41% or more

Where employment is still booming: June update

June 29, 2009

Ten industries that are bucking the trend
Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed
Worst performing industry-temporary help

Economic indicators update

September 9, 2009

ECRI index reaches 38-year high: says economic growth to "snap-back"
Conference Board leading index incrementally positive
ISM: Nonmanufacturing employment regains lost footing from July
First-time claims for unemployment stall in 550k-600k range

Staffing Industry Trends and Outlook Webinar- September 2009

September 22, 2009

An exclusive event for Corporate Members
Video overview of recent staffing trends and research
Includes recent research to help boost your business

Survey of staffing firms: Recruiting internal employees

July 29, 2008

Where to recruit internal employees
How to recruit internal employees
Education levels by job function, segment, company size

Labor Market Indicators

October 14, 2005

Hottest (and coldest) metro markets update

April 8, 2009

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC takes first place
Comeback kings: West Palm Beach FL and Bakersfield CA
Getting worse: Metros near Detroit, Phoenix, Las Vegas

Office/Clerical Staffing Buyer Profile

November 28, 2007

What office/clerical staffing buyers are thinking

Survey of staffing firms: VMS attitudes/usage, VMS/MSP fees

February 11, 2009

Washington and Texas most attractive staffing markets

August 23, 2007