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 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

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: What can management do to help staff develop professionally?

March 15, 2019

  • Nine thousand internal staff reveal what helps them grow professionally
  • Top: New responsibilities, job challenges, training, coaching
  • Needed: Clearer career paths, more promotion opportunities

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Which routine tasks should be automated or outsourced?

March 7, 2019

  • 10,000 internal staff recommend tasks for automation and outsourcing
  • Top twelve most commonly suggested tasks identified
  • Ideas cover all areas of staffing firm operations

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Vendors most frequently recommended by internal staff

March 5, 2019

  • Over 8,000 internal staff recommend a vendor
  • 11 vendors frequently mentioned
  • LinkedIn most popular vendor by far

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Do you currently work at home to any degree, and how important is it to you?

March 4, 2019

  • Nearly 17,000 internal staff surveyed
  • 29% work from home to some degree
  • Option to work from home important to employee satisfaction

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2019: Initial Findings

February 20, 2019

  • Survey questions and summary statistics
  • 5,777 temporary worker respondents from 45 staffing firms surveyed
  • SIA's 8th annual temporary worker survey

North America Internal Staff Survey 2019: Initial Findings

January 31, 2019

  • Survey questions and summary statistics
  • 16,867 internal staff respondents from 228 staffing firms surveyed
  • SIA's 7th annual internal staff survey