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

Temporary Jobs Guidebook Analyst Interview

January 29, 2008

How to get the most out of the Temporary Jobs Guidebook

Temporary Jobs Guidebook - 20 Fast Facts to Remember

January 29, 2008

Quick research you probably don't know - but should

Staffing's hottest (and coldest metros): update

November 11, 2008

Best: Baltimore-Towson MD, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News VA-NC, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown TX
Worst: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale AZ, Detroit-Livonia MI, Wichita KS
43% of metros contracting at accelerating pace

U.S. payrolls add 215,000; Jobless rate remains at 5.0%

December 16, 2005

Labor Market Indicators

April 13, 2007

Temp help volume flat, but wages up; job market getting tighter

Staffing buyer survey: customer satisfaction, perception, loyalty

October 17, 2008

Staffing buyers becoming much more satisfied, loyal
But still use contingents reluctantly
Buyers report use of contingents saves median 17% of total company expense