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

By the Numbers

2 February 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.

By the Numbers

27 December 2011

  • Buyers rank least expensive type of contingent labor and which has highest quality
  • What are buyers plans with respect to use of agency temps
  • Percentage of buyers have programs to encourage use of diversity suppliers

By the Numbers

28 November 2011

  • Who Hires When: Sharpest seasonal hiring spikes, by industry
  • Industries with the highest need for seasonal labor
  • Most seasonal temp segment

By the Numbers

27 October 2011

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • Where small firms rule: Allied healthcare
  • Travel nurse staffing coming back strong
  • How do buyers calculate MSP fees?

By the Numbers

27 September 2011

  • 14 occupations with extreme skill shortages
  • What skill do a majority of the fastest-growing staffing firms provide?
  • What kinds of staffing firms do acquirers want to buy?

By the Numbers

28 July 2011

  • How do buyers find suppliers
  • The average revenue for a staffing firm
  • The number of mentor staffing firms on the 2011 Mentor/Protégé List

By the Numbers

22 June 2011

  • Percent of large buyers using a vendor for independent contractor compliance currently and over the next two years: 75%
  • On the rebound: Clinical scientific temp revenue to grow
  • Largest engineering temp staffing markets

By the Numbers

25 May 2011

  • Ratio of recruiters outside the staffing industry to recruiters inside the staffing industry is 1.6:1
  • Median compensation for branch managers in IT temporary staffing is $125,000
  • When calculating wages, 65 percent of staffing firms use wages paid for similar temp jobs in the past

By the Numbers

3 May 2011

  • Number of office/clerical temps in the U.S.?
  • How do temps find a recruiter?
  • What percentage of large buyers are using a vendor management system?

By the Numbers

31 March 2011

  • What Are Staffing Firms’ Top Markets?
  • What Percentage of Buyers Are Expanding Use of WMBE Suppliers?
  • There’s an Employment Boom in this Segment.