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

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Full Report

August 16, 2019

  • Over 5,000 temps from 45 firms surveyed
  • Temp preferred job sites, use of human cloud work
  • Long-term work plans, brand recognition, recruiter preferences
  • 206 page report accumulates all previous temp surveys

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Importance of in-house recruiters and what recruiters could do better

August 12, 2019

  • Temps split on whether recruiters need to be in-house
  • Five things recruiters could do better
  • Nearly 5,000 temps surveyed

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Which job board or social networking sites do you use the most?

July 31, 2019

  • Most popular: Indeed, LinkedIn, Staffing agency online listings
  • Popularity varied by age, pay, and occupation
  • 5,000 temporary workers surveyed

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Temporary workers plans and preferences for types of work

July 24, 2019

  • Over 4,000 temps asked about work plans and preferences
  • Most prefer full-time work and plan to do more of it
  • Main reason for temping is as a bridge to full-time work

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Are temporary workers turning to human cloud services for employment?

July 14, 2019

  • Nearly 5,000 temporary workers surveyed
  • Temps mostly either not aware or not interested in human cloud
  • But 8.3% earning at least some income from it currently

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: To what degree do temporary workers recognize staffing firm brands?

June 11, 2019

  • IT, healthcare, and office/clerical temps queried on brands
  • Temps typically recognized brands two-thirds of the time
  • Results consistent with 2016 brand study

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Full Report

April 30, 2019

  • 124 page aggregation of internal staff surveys
  • Metrics, best practices, compensation data
  • Nearly 17,000 internal staff surveyed

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Internal staff ideas on how to build trust with employees

April 7, 2019

  • 11,000 internal staff suggest how to build trust
  • Seven broad recommendations identified
  • Top suggestion: Be transparent and communicate often

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Internal staff career plans

March 22, 2019

  • Over 15,000 internal staff shared their career plans
  • 42% hope to rise to management at current company
  • Career plans vary notably by age

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Internal staff ideas on how to improve your staffing firm

March 21, 2019

  • Over 9,000 staffing firm internal staff make suggestions
  • Operational simplification and improved efficiency commonly suggested
  • Better communication, better technology also recommended