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

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most frequently recommended vendors

26 November 2014

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend their top two favorite vendors, and to explain their selection
  • Four vendors received 20 or more recommendations, 25 additional received at least three 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list

By the Numbers: IT Staffing

21 November 2014

  • Largest IT staffing markets
  • How much is a typical IT gross margin for staffing?
  • The size of the US temporary IT staffing market

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Concerns About Current and Upcoming Legislation

31 October 2014

  • 210 staffing firms reveal laws that concern them most
  • 19 legal or regulatory concerns cited
  • Regions covered: U.S., Europe, Australia/NZ

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing Networking Groups

30 October 2014

  • 21 networks and associations identified
  • Report covers U.S., Europe and Australia/NZ
  • Most commonly mentioned: ASA, APSCO, RSCA

By the Numbers: Internal staffing firm workers

25 September 2014

  • Besides increased pay and benefits, what makes internal staffing firm workers happier?
  • Median compensation for internal staffing firm workers.
  • What incentives are most appreciated?

By the Numbers: Healthcare Landscape

22 August 2014

  • Fastest-growing healthcare staffing & talent engagement firms.
  • 10 largest state healthcare staffing markets.
  • U.S. healthcare staffing market size.

By the Numbers: VMS

1 August 2014

  • Share of staffing buyers using VMS as a function of company size
  • Three-year moving average trend in VMS use
  • Percent of business conducted through a VMS

By the Numbers: MSP and RPO

19 May 2014

  • MSP use among core staffing buyers.
  • Staffing firms offering MSP vs. staffing firms offering RPO.
  • RPO use among core staffing buyers

By the Numbers: Mergers & Acquisitions

25 April 2014

  • Who advised staffing firms on their acquisitions?
  • How satisfied are staffing firms on the performance of the acquired company?
  • Noteworthy acquisitions in 2013 and Q1 2014.

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?