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Posted 2 days 14 hours ago

Our Vice President Tracey Kearny will be joining a team of strong, powerful women giving advice to other strong, powerful women at the 2018 PowHer Play Professional Women’s Breakfast held by The Chatman Women’s Foundation (TCWF) on August 10th in Houston. It is an event geared toward 100 elite professional women. For the first time in the event’s 10-year history, men who support women’s advancement in business are invited to join the discussion.... more

Posted 4 days 19 hours ago

Teen Employment Drops 1.5 Percent Over Last Year
951,000 JUNE GAINS HIGHER THAN AVERAGE

Teen hiring rose 86 percent from the 130,000 jobs added in May, as 951,000 workers aged 16 to 19 found employment last month, according to analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by global... more

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Posted 1 week 5 days ago

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have empowered survivors of sexual harassment and assault to name their abusers, who were often in a position of power over them professionally. In the wake of this phenomenon, more companies are reviewing their policies on sexual harassment and taking a harder line on workplace romance, according to an update to a survey... more

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Posted 2 weeks 2 days ago

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers rose 18 percent, from 31,517 in May to 37,202 in June, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s job cuts were up 19.6 percent from the 31,105 announced in the same month last year.
“In a tight labor market, it’s no surprise... more

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Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago


Our SVP Pete Tzavalas, Pink Tie Partner for Susan G. Komen, helped raise $617,000 at this year’s Pink Tie Ball held in Huntington Beach! The money will go toward breast health programs and research to combat breast cancer.
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Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago


Have you ever been depressed, personally or professionally? What does it look like?

Hollywood would have us imagine a desperate man or woman alone, crying on the bedroom floor. Perhaps it is - but depression certainly has many faces.

I’ve supported company outplacement for 12 years now. That’s 12 years of helping people through the difficult... more

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Posted 1 month 19 hours ago

According to an analysis by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., difficult news that impacts the nation, much like recent stories on immigration policy, could cost employers $832.5 million for every 19.2 minutes workers spend discussing and reading about it at work. If a particularly powerful story is in the news for a week, that figure could reach $4.2 billion.

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Posted 1 month 6 days ago

The summer hiring season for teens got off to a better start than last May, as 130,000 workers aged 16 to 19 found employment last month, according to analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Dawn Peak, of Atlanta, GA, joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as Regional Director. She will be responsible for client relationships and business development throughout Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee.

Dawn has over twenty years of experience in Learning and Development, primarily in the financial sector... more

Posted 1 month 1 week ago

Networking - noun - net·work·ing - pronunciation ˈnet-ˌwər-kiŋ

1.the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions
2.the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business

The word networking means a lot of things to a lot of people.... more

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