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Posted 4 months 1 week ago

Kevin Ryan, of Loveland, Ohio, joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as a Regional Director. He will be responsible for client relationships and business development throughout Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky, including Columbus and Dayton, OH and Louisville, KY.

Ryan’s career includes numerous successes,... more

Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

On Wednesday May 30th our SVP David Pinette co-hosted the HR Department of the Year Awards Kick Off Event at the Union League in Philadelphia. Guests came together to network and converse over breakfast and enjoyed listening to alum share their success stories in the industry. Speakers included Heather Peters, VP of Human Resources at Allan Myers, Jodie Stetz, Sr. Director of... more

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

There is a hard corner you turn during the job interview process, that divides all time into two parts:

Before an offer
After an offer

How you act in each stage directly impacts how soon you might be able to turn that corner - as well as how successful you might negotiate once you do.

In many of my previous articles, I discuss the importance of... more

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

“I applied to SO MANY jobs online today! I am SO productive!”

Have you ever heard yourself say or think something similar? Congratulations, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, this is a HUGE trap for those in transition.

One of the top mistakes I see job seekers make is convincing themselves that time behind the screen is time well spent. Millennials do it. Mid... more

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Posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell 12.6 percent, from 36,081 in April to 31,517 in May, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 5 months 1 day ago

The United States has one of the largest military forces in the world and therefore one of the largest veteran populations. In 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20.4 million veterans made up 8 percent of the labor force.

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Posted 5 months 4 days ago

Our Senior Vice President David Pinette and Vice President Heather Dolan hosted the New York City CEHRGNY landing event on May 1st. The event was in celebration of all the newly landed roles that members of their senior Human Resources networking group had found. Alumni were also in attendance to congratulate and support those being celebrated. The outdoor... more

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Posted 5 months 4 days ago

Our Senior Vice President Pete Tzavalas was honored by the Susan G. Komen foundation, becoming an official Pink Tie Guy and continuing his support and dedication to cutting breast cancer deaths in half by 2026. It was a wonderful evening for Pete, who was joined by his wife, Claire Tzavalas, and daughter, Sophia Tzavalas, who also works for Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Pete Tzavalas is... more

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Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Tattoos, once taboo in the workplace, are now commonplace in many offices, as employers found that to keep or attract talent, they needed to overlook this kind of body art. Now, companies may be considering relaxing dress codes, especially in a tight labor market, according to one workplace authority.

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Posted 5 months 1 week ago

Our Senior Vice President Jess Chan co-hosted a unique dinner with Mr. Andrew Johnson of Brainard Strategy on May 8th at the La Mar Cebicheria Peruana in San Francisco. The dinner was a success with 22 CHROs and VPs in attendance across a multitude of industries. The group ate delicious Peruvian food, enjoyed wine and conversed over their current post as well as the steps to become... more

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