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: Worker Satisfaction

13 March 2014

  • Why did internal staffing firm workers leave their last job?
  • Top ways to make internal workers happier without raising pay
  • How likely is it for a temporary worker to recommend his or her staffing firm?

By the Numbers: A Brave New World

27 February 2014

  • Global online staffing estimated revenue 2012-2014
  • Percent of larger buyers that use VMS
  • The grade staffing buyers gave staffing firms

SI Report Webinar - December 2013

10 December 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Free pay rate sources — which is the best?
  • Can PEOs help with ACA?

The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

27 November 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance, freelancer.com, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More

SI Report Webinar - November 2013

12 November 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Highest bang-to-buck recruiting tactics
  • Best and worst strategic decisions

By the Numbers: IT Staffing Growing Ahead

29 October 2013

  • How much do IT contingent buyers spend?
  • IT temp staffing growth.
  • Percent of IT staffing firms with some workers on a bench model.

SI Report Webinar - October 2013

8 October 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing firm website tactics
  • ACA - Who's exempt

What Does It Take To Launch a Successful Online Staffing Business?

20 September 2013

  • Having the rights to use/employ a functioning platform that supports the optimal buy/sell-side ecosystem is necessary
  • Entry is likely to take a couple of years and up to several million dollars
  • Developing/growing supply-demand transactions may be the most challenging, investment-intensive business... More

SI Report Webinar - August 2013

6 August 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Employment hot list
  • Market share landscape and list highlights

Online Staffing Platform Businesses ‐ 2013 and 2014 Industry Segment Forecast

10 September 2013

  • Online Staffing market growth revised upward to 60% in 2013
  • No foreseen near‐term limits on global expansion
  • Market drivers could lead to $3B in spend in 2014