Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 3 years 3 months ago

The job market is expected to keep improving in 2016 thanks to strong growth across many sectors, including health care, technology, manufacturing and construction. However, the fact that many metropolitan areas are already approaching full employment does not mean that finding a job will be easy.

In its annual job market outlook, global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. indicated that 2016 would continue to see high levels of... more

Posted 3 years 3 months ago

SVP Cindi Cervove will speak on career positioning and professional branding at the Women's Forum Event hosted by Capital Strategies Investment Group. The forum will be held in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, January 20th, and in Oakbrook Terrace on January 21st.

Posted 3 years 3 months ago

VP Lisa Turesky welcomed CEO John Challenger to her Fall Boston HR Leader Dinner Series. The evening included top HR leaders at a dinner at the The Capital Grille in Chestnut Hill, MA for a meet and greet with John and a night of networking and wonderful conversation!

Thanks to all who made it a great night!

Posted 3 years 4 months ago

Last Friday at our company holiday party, we wished a very happy retirement to our good friend and job search coach Ralph Messer. He has been with us the last 10 years, and we will greatly miss him!

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Posted 3 years 4 months ago



GUIDELINES FOR OFFICE HOLIDAY PARTYGOERS


Arrive early: This might be your best opportunity to talk with senior executives while things are still relatively quiet.

Work the room: It is easy to simply socialize with the members of your department, with whom you work with day in and day out... more
Posted 3 years 4 months ago

Women of Distinction Magazine, a national publication and community for professional women, selected Karen Arp, an executive job search and career coach for Challenger, Gray & Christmas, as a Distinguished Professional in her field. She will be profiled in the 2015/2016 issue of the magazine.

You can learn about Women of Distinction Magazine here: http://womenofdistinction.net/about/

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Posted 3 years 4 months ago

Last week, the Challenger Executive Networking Group in Chicago had a special bonus event for the holidays! With a special appearance by CEO John Challenger, the group participated in an exercise and were treated to champagne and treats. Thanks to all who came!

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Posted 3 years 4 months ago

Our VP Rich Spriggle in Michigan, Northwestern OH, and Kentucky and the Challenger team in Michigan hosted a wonderful holiday evening of wine tasting and food pairing for senior level HR executives on December 3rd. We're also happy to announce Katherine Huetter Martini as the newest member of the Challenger team! Thanks to all who attended!

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Posted 3 years 4 months ago

SVP Pete Tzavalas welcomed Glenn Grindstaff, Vice President Human Resources and Administration for L3 Communications, to the Challenger Networking Group event this week. Glenn talked to the group about opportunities in aerospace and technology in southern California. Thanks so much to Glenn and all who attended!

Posted 3 years 4 months ago

Challenger estimates that today's online deals could cost employers $449.8 million in lost productivity! A report from the National Retail Federation cited 121 million total online shoppers, which we multiplied by 59%, the employment to population ratio. (http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2015/11/30/cyber-monday-tops-off-supe...) According to... more

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