Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 3 days 17 hours ago

Chief Executive Officer turnover fell to 148 in November, down 14% from the record-setting 172 CEOs who left their posts in October, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total is virtually unchanged from the 147 CEO exits recorded in... more

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Posted 5 days 11 hours ago

Retailers added 156,100 jobs in October, an upward revision of 18,900 jobs, and 466,400 jobs in November, according to an analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

October’s total is 34.7% higher than last October... more

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Posted 1 week 1 day ago




Lisa Turesky, Vice President of the Greater Boston Area, held her annual Challenger Boston Holiday Party! Leaders from Eastern Bank, Partners, Eversource, PerkinElmer, AAA, Suffolk Construction, Circor USA, Korn Ferry, Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Mapfre Insurance all attended as well as author, Martha Fields! Thanks to all who... more
Posted 1 week 3 days ago

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell to 44,569 in November, 11.3% lower than the 50,275 cuts announced in October, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total is 16% lower than the 53,073 cuts announced in the same month... more

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Posted 1 week 3 days ago


SVP David Pinette hosted the Annual Philadelphia Challenger Executive HR Group Holiday Social at Fogo de Chao in King of Prussia, PA. Both active and alumni members attended to network and celebrate the year. Thanks to all who attended! See you next year, and happy holidays!

Posted 2 weeks 4 days ago

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Posted 2 weeks 5 days ago


Not only is Stacey Minor an exceptional Challenger career coach, she is also founder and CEO of Sweet Potato Patch, a company committed to eliminating food deserts on Chicago's South Side. Using technology that has already grown Uber Eats and Hello Fresh, Stacey is connecting mainly independent, minority, and women-owned farms with communities in... more

Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago

Nearly 76% of companies plan to hold a holiday party this year, the highest percentage since 2016, when 80% planned festivities, according to survey results released Thursday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

According to the annual survey on holiday party plans, conducted in... more

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Posted 3 weeks 4 days ago


Our SVP David Pinette, along with JOhn Touey of Stalveson Stetson, John Forde of Trion, and Scott Rosen of the Rosen Group, hosted this year's HR Department of the Year Awards. A huge congratulations to all the nominees and winners, as well as those who helped produce this fantastic event. Thanks to all who attended and participated and, especially to... more

Posted 1 month 2 days ago


Heather Dolan & David Pinette hosted another successful landing celebration in NYC last week. They were joined by 30 alumni and current members of Challenger’s NYC Senior HR Executive Group at the Ainsworth Midtown to celebrate those who have landed new roles.

'Challenger loves sharing and highlighting the accomplishments of all of our... more

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