Jon Osborne's Blog

Are you paid enough?

Would you like to know? At last, we can offer a bit of help with that question. In our latest annual staffing firm survey, we asked respondents to give their annual compensation, and over 500 executives obliged.

As it turns out, staffing industry pay is not bad at all.

For instance, sales executives (VP, EVP, etc.) earn median total compensation of $143K. Even among sales executives at small staffing... More

Opportunity and risk for commercial temp in new regulatory "nightmare"

A seemingly minor provision in the 848-page Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform bill is being called a "logistical nightmare" by some attorneys, but it also just might be an opportunity for commercial staffing firms.

The provision requires U.S. companies to calculate and reveal the ratio between their chief executive's pay package and that of the typical employee.  The higher the ratio,... More