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

Tech/Engineering Segment Profile and Prospects

June 13, 2007

New forecast calls for moderate growth

February 28, 2007

Industry to rise 7% in 2007

FEBRUARY EMPLOYMENT SITUATION

March 7, 2008

Staffing buyer survey: contingent workforce decision-making & program sophistication

October 24, 2008

Most "best in class" contingent management programs managed by MSP
Spending more time on contingent management no guarantee of success
CW management increasingly becoming a profession

Compensation and Employment Survey of Anesthesiologists

May 9, 2007

APRIL EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

May 8, 2009

Less worse: Temp jobs off 63,000 in April
Where staffing isn't plummeting
Also less worse: 539,000 nonfarm jobs lost

Unemployment up, search sector in freefall
Key staffing markets beginning to stabilize

Staffing buyer survey: contingent workforce growth, usage rates and reasons for using contingent labor

October 13, 2008

First installment of 2008 staffing buyer survey results
Contingent growth and usage; trends by segment/sector
Types of contingents used, and why; plus, who's buying what

Survey of staffing firms: Analysis of new staffing firm entrants

October 2, 2008

Staffing experiencing new firm entry rate of 3% annually
New entry rate highest in direct hire, healthcare temp staffing
81% of new firms profitable within two years

BRIEFING: SEPTEMBER BLS EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN

October 5, 2007

Trends in key staffing markets - July update

July 2, 2009

Finance/insurance and transportation sectors looking up
Healthcare sector generating jobs, but not temp jobs
Manufacturing, tech/telecom & business services still struggling