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

You Ask/We Answer

22 May 2013

You ask/we answer: What’s in Store for the Office/Clerical Segment?

By the Numbers

24 April 2013

  • Percent of firms interested in acquiring an RPO provider
  • Percent of staffing firms offer RPO
  • Staffing firms offering RPO tracked by revenue
  • Percent of large buyers using RPO

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