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

Job market trends: the best and worst performing industries

September 30, 2009

Home health care ranks number one
Best performing: healthcare and government services
Worst performing: real estate- and manufacturing-related

Survey of staffing firms: Top markets analysis

July 23, 2008

Who sells what, to whom and where
Top staffing markets by segment, industry and geography
Top segment combinations, top industry combinations

2008-2009 Staffing Industry Forecast

February 28, 2008

Industry to come to near stall in 2008

Key Drivers and Trends in Healthcare Staffing

September 13, 2007

2009 Contingent Worker Survey: Many think agencies charge temps a fee

April 29, 2009

Misperception widespread across occupations, industries
Workers who believe a fee charged less likely to temp
Best practice: remind prospects you're a "no fee agency"

Survey of staffing firms: Strategies for growth

July 10, 2008

Who's using what growth strategy
Top strategies: securing under $10MM accounts, upselling
But strategies vary by segment, firm size, industry served

VIDEO - NALTO locum tenens benchmarking survey results

July 23, 2008

Findings reveal 18% median revenue growth
Hospitalists fastest growth specialty
Brisk demand from government sector

Survey of staffing firms: Temp-to-hire conversion ratios

July 17, 2008

Median temp-to-hire conversion among staffing firms is 20%
Highest with office/clerical temps: 40% ultimately go full-time
Top industry conversions rates in entertainment, restaurant/hospitality

Trends in Unemployment by Occupation: 2000-1Q08

June 30, 2008

Where the job market is tightening
Easiest placement opportunities
Exclusive detailed historical data on over 500 occupations

Where employment is still booming

March 5, 2009

Twenty industries that are bucking the trend
Employment trends in 114 industries examined and analyzed
Worst performing industry-temporary help