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Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

U.S.-based employers announced 32,423 job cuts in the last month of the year, bringing the year-end total to 418,770. That is the lowest annual total since 1990*, when 316,047 cuts were recorded, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

At the close of 2017, many who were subject to sexual harassment and/or assault have been empowered by the #MeToo movement to name their abusers. This has had a powerful impact not only culturally, but also in the workplace, where 71 percent of this alleged abuse occurred, according to a new analysis of news reports of sexual misconduct conducted by global outplacement and executive coaching firm... more

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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

To help those struggling to land a job, global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will suspend normal business operations for two days so its staff of professional job-search coaches can provide free advice to callers from across the country.

The firm’s 32nd annual national job-search call-in will be held on December 27 and 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.... more

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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

Our Senior Vice President David Pinette hosted the Challenger Executive HR Group Holiday Social at Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse in King of Prussia on December 13th. Forty current members and alumni came together to network, reconnect, and enjoy cocktails and appetizers. The festive event was a great success in bringing together the executive HR community of Philadelphia... more

Posted 4 months 1 week ago

Retail employment in November grew 26 percent to 451,600, the highest November total since 2012, when 485,400 jobs were added, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

The number of Chief Executive Officers leaving their posts at U.S.-based companies fell in November to 94, 10.4 percent lower than the 105 departures announced in October, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

Our SVP David Pinette, co-founder of the Human Resources Executive Alliance, co-hosted the annual Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 6 at Panorama Ristorante in Philadelphia. The Human Resources Executive Alliance is a community of human resources leaders offering members access to valuable networking and informative events. Thirty human resources executives came together to celebrate the... more

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

U.S.-based employers announced 35,038 job cuts in November, up 30 percent from the same month last year, when 26,936 job cuts were announced. Employers have announced 17 percent more cuts than in October 2017, when 29,831 cuts were announced, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Over 60 percent of employers reported they want to hire in the New Year, according to a survey released Monday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. For those who are out of work or looking to make a change, help is available this holiday season.

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Posted 4 months 3 weeks ago

Higher corporate profits, low unemployment, and high economic confidence among employers is not translating to more cash-based year-end bonuses, according to a survey released Wednesday by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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