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

Found! Half a million 'lost' manufacturing jobs

March 30, 2007

And they're still in the U.S.

Staffing Industry Trends and Outlook Webinar- April 2009

April 22, 2009

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

Top Healthcare Markets and Skills

August 31, 2007

Forecast 2006 -- Healthcare staffing to grow 5%

February 22, 2006

New 2006 forecast calls for 11.0% growth

February 22, 2006

Industry to hit $133 billion in sales

2009 staffing company survey: Benefits offered to temporary workers

July 10, 2009

Most commonly offered benefit: paid vacation
25% give same medical ins to temps as staff get
Vulnerable: Small firm benefits not competitive
IT staffing firms offer temps best benefits
Staffing firms selling to govt also generous

Information Technology Staffing Key Drivers

October 11, 2007

June BLS Employment Bulletin

July 6, 2007

Data shows temp volumes still in decline

Labor Market Indicators

September 16, 2005

2009 staffing company survey: How often do temps return for another assignment?

July 30, 2009

Median candidate return rate: 76%-80%
A quarter of firms report return rates of 86%-90% or higher
Even direct hire candidates come back 56%-60% of the time