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

Online Staffing Platform Businesses ‐ 2013 and 2014 Industry Segment Forecast

September 10, 2013

  • Online Staffing market growth revised upward to 60% in 2013
  • No foreseen near‐term limits on global expansion
  • Market drivers could lead to $3B in spend in 2014

By the Numbers: The Affordable Care Act

August 22, 2013

  • Buyers’ to priorities for the CW programs for 2013.
  • The ACA’s impact on use of contingent labor, according to a survey of buyers.

“Online Staffing” Platforms: 2013 industry segment landscape

August 9, 2013

  • 67 online staffing firms listed and described
  • Four largest: oDesk, Elance, freelancer.com, Zhubajie (Pig Network)
  • How online staffing fits into human cloud space

By the Numbers

July 30, 2013

  • Primary model used to manage contingent workforce programs
  • Percent of staffing firms that offer a VMS
  • Percent of staffing firms that offer an MSP

SI Report Webinar - July 2013

July 9, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • More on Skinny Med Plans for ACA

IT staffing growth in US still robust

July 11, 2013

Year-over-year aggregate revenue growth among IT staffing firms was 15 percent in May, according to the latest monthly Pulse Survey released by Staffing Industry Analysts.

By the Numbers

July 1, 2013

In this month’s “By the Numbers”

  • Percent of increased costs due to healthcare reform that staffing firms expect buyers to absorb.
  • Percent of increased costs due to healthcare reform that buyers expect staffing firms to absorb.
  • Percent of staffing buyers confident that all their independent... More

You Ask/We Answer

July 1, 2013

You Ask/We Answer: What are the projections for industrial staffing?

SI Report Webinar - June 2013

June 11, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • VMS/MSP treands among buyers

Healthcare Reform: Implementing the Affordable Care Act in your staffing business

May 24, 2013

  • Healthcare reform overview for staffing firms
  • Penalties, subsidies, minimizing costs
  • What's an ongoing vs. variable employee?