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

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.

By the Numbers

19 October 2012

  • Computer sales have been booming for a quarter century, but the people who maintain and develop them are in ever short supply...
  • Average IT unemployment rate
  • Cumulative employment growth in IT vs. cumulative growth in total employment

You Ask/ We Answer

19 October 2012

You Ask/ We Answer: Is VMS Use Still Growing?

By the Numbers

27 September 2012

  • World’s five highest paid staffing execs at public firms.
  • When do staffing firms hire top execs?
  • Where do staffing employees come from?

By the Numbers

30 August 2012

  • How big is healthcare temp staffing?
  • What percentage of healthcare practitioner employment do large employers represent?
  • Ambualtory services, the best U.S. employment market

By the Numbers

28 July 2012

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • How much annual revenue does a branch typically generate?
  • At an IT staffing branch, it’s $7.6 million
  • At an industrial staffing branch, it’s $3.1 million

See “By the Numbers” for more

By the Numbers

2 July 2012

  • What’s hot in manufacturing, where overtime hours are highes
  • Manufacturing job gains
  • Industrial staffing revenue growth

By the Numbers

23 May 2012

  • The net promoter score buyers gave managed service providers (MSPs) in 2011.
  • Suggestions on what MSPs could do better.
  • Percent of buyers using MSP, as a function of contingent spend.