Jon Osborne

VP, Strategic Research

Jon Osborne

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

July 28, 2011

  • How do buyers find suppliers
  • The average revenue for a staffing firm
  • The number of mentor staffing firms on the 2011 Mentor/Protégé List

Contingent Workforce Management: Your career and your compensation

July 20, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • 2011 Contingent Buyer Survey Results
  • Duration: approximately 1 hour

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2011

July 12, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • More from the buyers survey
  • Legal, Legislative, news update

By the Numbers

June 22, 2011

  • Percent of large buyers using a vendor for independent contractor compliance currently and over the next two years: 75%
  • On the rebound: Clinical scientific temp revenue to grow
  • Largest engineering temp staffing markets

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - June 2011

June 7, 2011

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

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

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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