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

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.

By the Numbers

29 March 2012

  • Internal staff becomes a higher priority
  • Which staffing firm priority is most correlated with consistent profitability?
  • Odds of a “Best Staffing Firm to Work For” being among the fastest-growing in U.S.

By the Numbers

1 March 2012

  • VMS and MSP use by large buyers
  • How much buyers expect to grow their contingent workforces
  • Staffing firms’ plans for branch offices in 2012

By the Numbers

2 February 2012

  • Seventy-six percent of staffing firms will increase recruiting staff in 2012.
  • Mid-range pay for staffing industry recruiters by skill specialty.
  • Thirty-one percent of U.S. information technology staffing firms use India-based recruiters.

By the Numbers

27 December 2011

  • Buyers rank least expensive type of contingent labor and which has highest quality
  • What are buyers plans with respect to use of agency temps
  • Percentage of buyers have programs to encourage use of diversity suppliers

By the Numbers

28 November 2011

  • Who Hires When: Sharpest seasonal hiring spikes, by industry
  • Industries with the highest need for seasonal labor
  • Most seasonal temp segment

By the Numbers

27 October 2011

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • Where small firms rule: Allied healthcare
  • Travel nurse staffing coming back strong
  • How do buyers calculate MSP fees?

By the Numbers

27 September 2011

  • 14 occupations with extreme skill shortages
  • What skill do a majority of the fastest-growing staffing firms provide?
  • What kinds of staffing firms do acquirers want to buy?

By the Numbers

28 July 2011

  • How do buyers find suppliers
  • The average revenue for a staffing firm
  • The number of mentor staffing firms on the 2011 Mentor/Protégé List