Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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 4 years 1 month 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

Posted 4 years 2 months ago


SVP David Pinette (left) at the HR Department of the Year Awards

SVP David Pinette, based in Philadelphia, presented this year's HR Department of the Year Awards, along with Trion Benefits and The Rosen Group. This year's winners include Affiliated Distributors, Clement Pappas and Company, Inc., Leigh Valley Health Network, and Teleflex. You can see the full list of winners, as well as learn more about the event here:... more

Posted 4 years 2 months ago

The holiday season offers a great opportunity for job seekers! Below are tips on the best approach to the holiday season!

DON'T STOP
Conventional wisdom states that companies don't hire during the holidays, and many job seekers put their searches on hold. This could be a fatal mistake; companies, in fact, do hire during this period in preparation for the coming year. The smart seeker will use this time to look for and apply... more

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