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Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago



The response to the #MeToo movement in the workplace continues, according to a survey of 150 human resources executives conducted at companies of various sizes and industries nationwide by global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

In the survey, 51% of companies... more
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Posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

Taking steps forward was at the top of this list! Our Regional Director Mary Stager hosted a committed group of executives-in-transition at the Challenger Executive Network (CEN) in Fairfield County last week. With two members recently landing new positions and others getting close, we continue to be inspired by their dedication to success. Thanks to all who... more

Posted 3 months 4 weeks ago

In a new survey from global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., 70% of employers reported they are having trouble finding applicants with the necessary qualifications. To attract talent, the majority of companies surveyed are offering flexible schedules or time-off benefits.

The survey was conducted... more

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Posted 4 months 1 day ago

As the second half of the year begins, over 82% of employers report they are actively hiring for open positions. However, 80% of those employers are having trouble finding candidates, with 70% reporting a skills shortage, according to a survey released Tuesday by global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc... more

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Posted 4 months 5 days ago

James Mullen, internationally recognized CEO and multiple board member, joined our very own VP Lisa Turesky in hosting the Boston Challenger Dinner Series. Guests included Boston’s brightest and best leaders from the mayors office for the Commonwealth of Mass., Partners Health System, Circor Energy, PerkinElmer, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Excelitas,... more

Posted 4 months 6 days ago

Our VP Andrew Johnson, who serves as VP and Co-Programs Director of the Silicon Valley HR Network welcomed author, Stanford instructor, digital pioneer, and Chief People Officer of Lucidworks Ellen Leanse to present "Brainsets, Mindsets, Skillsets: The Science (and Art) of an... more

Posted 4 months 6 days ago

The likelihood of nabbing a full-time offer increases for those who have held internships, according to a recent study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), and for those with paid internships, the chances are even better. As internships are increasingly becoming an entry point into the job market, students who are able to fully utilize... more

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Posted 4 months 6 days ago

Turnover in the top position accelerated in May, as employers at U.S.-based companies announced 114 chief executive officer changes, 18% higher than the 97 CEO changes announced in April, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

May’s total was 25.3% higher than the 91... more

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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 58,577 jobs from their payrolls in May, up 46% from the 40,023 cuts announced in April, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

May’s cuts are up 86% from the same month last year, when 31,517 cuts were announced. So far this... more

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago



We are very proud to announce the launch of the ChallengeHER CHRO Dinner, a groundbreaking event bringing together some of the most accomplished women in HR. Our SVP Cindi Cervone Carlson, who founded the... more

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