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Posted 3 months 1 week 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 months 2 weeks 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 months 2 weeks 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 3 months 3 weeks 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 4 months 2 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 4 months 3 days 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 4 months 4 days 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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Posted 4 months 4 days ago

The breakneck pace of emerging technologies is changing business-as-usual in almost every industry. While in some cases, it could cost jobs, in others, it only serves to augment or assist current positions, according to one workplace authority.

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Posted 4 months 4 days ago

Our Vice President in Houston, Anne Speed, was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC). Anne has been an active member of the organization’s Human Resources’ Committee for the last two years; leveraging her strategic and operational HR expertise she gained from working within the energy, heathcare,... more

Posted 4 months 1 week ago

A total of 91 Chief Executive Officers of U.S.-based companies left their posts in May, down 16.5 percent from the 109 CEO exits in April, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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