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

By the Numbers

July 2, 2012

  • What’s hot in manufacturing, where overtime hours are highes
  • Manufacturing job gains
  • Industrial staffing revenue growth

By the Numbers

May 23, 2012

  • The net promoter score buyers gave managed service providers (MSPs) in 2011.
  • Suggestions on what MSPs could do better.
  • Percent of buyers using MSP, as a function of contingent spend.

SI Report Webinar - May 2012

May 8, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • 2012 internal employee comp estimator tool
  • Online staffing - booming opportunity

By the Numbers

April 23, 2012

  • A boom in shale oil is leading to a boom in recruitment
  • The boom is among buyers who are the most temp-friendly
  • And among the most ambitious with their plans for contingent expansion

SI Report Webinar - April 2012

April 10, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Staffing industry forecast, 2012-2013
  • Geographic opportunity atlas

SI Report Webinar - March 2012

March 21, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing Trends Update
  • The secular shift in temp usage
  • Five hot opportunities
  • Executive Fourm highlghts 

By the Numbers

March 29, 2012

  • Internal staff becomes a higher priority
  • Which staffing firm priority is most correlated with consistent profitability?
  • Odds of a “Best Staffing Firm to Work For” being among the fastest-growing in U.S.

By the Numbers

March 1, 2012

  • VMS and MSP use by large buyers
  • How much buyers expect to grow their contingent workforces
  • Staffing firms’ plans for branch offices in 2012

SI Report Webinar - February 2012

February 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • Contingent buyer metrics scanner tool
  • Latest staffing survey data

By the Numbers

February 2, 2012

  • Seventy-six percent of staffing firms will increase recruiting staff in 2012.
  • Mid-range pay for staffing industry recruiters by skill specialty.
  • Thirty-one percent of U.S. information technology staffing firms use India-based recruiters.