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

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Fee-based services of interest to temporary workers

June 17, 2015

  • 29% of temps cited at least one service they would buy
  • Practical, effective job-enhancing help a priority
  • Training/education most common response

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Are temporary workers turning to online staffing services for employment?

June 3, 2015

  • Majority of traditional temps not aware of online staffing
  • But among those familiar, 38% are using it
  • Higher paid/older temps more likely to be familiar with it

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What do temporary workers prefer to be called?

June 1, 2015

  • Only 16% of temporary workers want to be called temps
  • Preferred job designation varies by wage
  • Term most widely accepted: "contractor"

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Current and planned participation in government healthcare exchanges

May 26, 2015

  • Thirty-eight percent of temps say they have signed up
  • Higher than temps projected previously
  • Heaviest users: lowest-paid, youngest and oldest

2014 North America Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2013 Cumulative Index

April 18, 2015

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • Most effective marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms
  • Metrics: time-to-fill, order fill rates, quit rates, early termination rates
  • Medical and non-medical benefits offered to temps
  • 403 page report summarizes 7 years of surveys

SI Report Webinar - September 2015

September 15, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • 2015 Contingent Buyer Survey
  • 2015 Largest Staffing Firms List & Market Share Analysis
  • Approximately 1 hour

SI Report Webinar - June 2015

June 9, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • 2015 Temporary worker survey
  • Approximately 1 hour

SI Report Webinar - May 2015

May 12, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • 12 underappreciated business opportunities
  • Approximately 1 hour

SI Report Webinar - January 2015

January 13, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • New interactive occupational evaluator tool
  • Approximately 1 hour

2014 North America Contingent Buyers Survey & Cumulative Index to 2006-2013 Surveys

December 30, 2014

  • Accumulation and synthesis of all SIA contingent buyer surveys, 2006-2014
  • Contingent usage rates, plans, management strategies, metrics, best practices
  • 385 page Special Report