Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog
General Motors announced it would cut 15 percent of its salaried and salaried contract staff, or an estimated 14,700 people, as the company looks to cut costs and pivot to electric vehicles. Meanwhile, CEO Mary Barra says the company is still hiring workers with experience in software and tech to in order to transition to vehicles with new technologies.
This announcement will... more
SVP David Pinette co-hosted the HR Department of the Year Awards! Winners were revealed on Thursday, November 15th. This great, annual event was hosted by The Rosen Group, Challenger, Gray & Christmas - Philadelphia Area, and Trion Group, a Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC Company, and co-sponsored by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and Kelly Benefit Strategies.... more
As the year comes to a close, many of the nation’s workers may be looking for ways to advance in their current positions or find new employment. For the 33rd consecutive year, global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will suspend normal business operations for two days so its staff of professional job-search coaches can provide... more
Join The Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com for the HR Department of the Year Awards, a program giving recognition to HR Professionals for what they do and the growth and change they produce within their organizations. Founded in 1998 by Scott Rosen, President of the Rosen Group, the program is now in its 20th year and continues to be a successful attribute in the HR Industry.
A total of 149 Chief Executive Officers left their posts in October, virtually unchanged from the 148 recorded in September. October’s total is well above the average 98 CEOs who have left their posts in October since 2002, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas,... more
Our Executive Vice President Rick Cobb presented to the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership at their 2nd Annual Solutions for an Aging Workforce Symposium. What a wonderful event offering ideas and sharing solutions for local governments to combat joblessness and grow opportunities for more mature workers.
This year, 65 percent of companies plan to hold a holiday party, the lowest number since 2009, when 62 percent of companies held holiday festivities, according to survey results released Tuesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
According to the annual survey on holiday party plans, conducted in October among 150... more
For the third time this year, one company’s announcement has made up the bulk of job cuts for one month, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 75,644 jobs from their payrolls in October, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Last month’s total is 36.8 percent... more
This year’s midterm elections are anticipated to bring out record numbers of voters. Both North Carolina and Texas report that the number of early voting ballots has surpassed 2014 totals. American workers will no doubt be tuned in to Election Day coverage from the moment the polls open until results are reported. In fact, a new survey released Tuesday from global... more