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

May 25, 2011

  • Ratio of recruiters outside the staffing industry to recruiters inside the staffing industry is 1.6:1
  • Median compensation for branch managers in IT temporary staffing is $125,000
  • When calculating wages, 65 percent of staffing firms use wages paid for similar temp jobs in the past

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - April 2011

April 10, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand
Analysis of temporary employment trends
U.S. Staffing industry forecast

By the Numbers

May 3, 2011

  • Number of office/clerical temps in the U.S.?
  • How do temps find a recruiter?
  • What percentage of large buyers are using a vendor management system?

Outplacement growth update

December 21, 2010

  • Big players report revenue down about 30%
  • Strengthening economy produces sector weakness
  • Outplacement to continue to decline in 2011 and 2012

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Initial findings

December 21, 2010

  • Seventh annual contingent buyers survey
  • Full questions and summary answers
  • Latest buyer plans, spend, strategies
  • More detailed reports on this data to follow

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - May 2011

May 11, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand
Analysis of temporary employment trends
More observations from buyer survey
New! Salesforce compensation survey

By the Numbers

March 31, 2011

  • What Are Staffing Firms’ Top Markets?
  • What Percentage of Buyers Are Expanding Use of WMBE Suppliers?
  • There’s an Employment Boom in this Segment.

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - March 2011

March 16, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand 
Analysis of temporary employment trends 
New! Internal staff compensation estimator  

By the Numbers

March 16, 2011

  • What kinds of medical insurance do staffing firms offer temps?
  • What occupations are most highly penetrated by temps?
  • What is the percent of buyers willing to try a new staffing supplier?

By the Numbers

March 14, 2011

  • The trend in U.S. private sector job openings vs. layoffs looking increasingly positive.
  • 41 percent of staffing firms say their temp pay rates are "mostly dictated by staffing buyers."
  • 72 percent of temps have returned to the same agency for another assignment.