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

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

NOVEMBER EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

December 5, 2008

Temp jobs down 78,000 in November
1% of nonfarm jobs lost in last 3 months
Unemployment jumps to 6.7%
Key staffing markets on negative trend

FEBRUARY EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

March 6, 2009

Temp jobs down 78,000 in February
651,000 nonfarm jobs lost
Unemployment spikes—again—to 8.1%
But 20 industries still booming
Most key staffing markets on negative trend

SEPTEMBER EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

October 3, 2008

Temp jobs off 24,000
Weak job generation spreading
College-level unemployment eases back to 2.5%
Key staffing markets on negative trend

APRIL EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

May 2, 2008

Labor Market Indicators

November 11, 2005

Temporary staffing taking the brunt of economic slowdown

August 8, 2008

Of nonfarm jobs lost year-to-date, 41% have been temp
Temp losses at recession-level proportions
Traditional non-temp jobs see only 0.2% decline