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 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Initial Findings

12 December 2014

  • 95 Australia/NZ staffing firms share their opinions
  • First-ever Staffing Industry Analysts' AUS/NZ staffing firm survey
  • Benchmark measures, top priorities and 10-year plans
  • Management compensation, top marketing and sales tactics

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.