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

“Online Staffing” Platforms: 2013 industry segment landscape

9 August 2013

  • 67 online staffing firms listed and described
  • Four largest: oDesk, Elance, freelancer.com, Zhubajie (Pig Network)
  • How online staffing fits into human cloud space

By the Numbers

30 July 2013

  • Primary model used to manage contingent workforce programs
  • Percent of staffing firms that offer a VMS
  • Percent of staffing firms that offer an MSP

By the Numbers

1 July 2013

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • Percent of increased costs due to healthcare reform that staffing firms expect buyers to absorb.
  • Percent of increased costs due to healthcare reform that buyers expect staffing firms to absorb.
  • Percent of staffing buyers confident that all their independent... More

You Ask/We Answer

1 July 2013

You Ask/We Answer: What are the projections for industrial staffing?

By the Numbers

22 May 2013

In this month's By the Numbers: Cold calling still works, according to buyers; sales executive compensation; staffing firm priorities.

You Ask/We Answer

22 May 2013

You ask/we answer: What’s in Store for the Office/Clerical Segment?

By the Numbers

24 April 2013

  • Percent of firms interested in acquiring an RPO provider
  • Percent of staffing firms offer RPO
  • Staffing firms offering RPO tracked by revenue
  • Percent of large buyers using RPO

By the Numbers

25 February 2013

  • What are staffing firm’s expctations on marketing/advertising spend?
  • Which marketing tactic has the highest bang-to-buck return?
  • How much does staffing spend on marketing compared to other industries?

By the Numbers

25 November 2012

  • Percent of staffing firms that have closed an acquisition in the last three years.
  • Median purchase price/EBITDA reported in 2012 Staffing Industry Analysts staffing survey.
  • Number of publicly announced North American staffing mergers and acquisitions, 2006-2012.

You Ask/We Answer

21 November 2012

When Should I Hire a Marketing Exec? Usually such executives are among the last to be added.