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Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago

Some job seekers wonder what they should include on their resumes. Should I discuss my work with stray dogs? Do employers want to hear about my trail running? In fact, employers do want to know about your unique interests and hobbies, especially if they demonstrate skill sets that could be useful in your next position. Did you organize events for the stray dog rescue? Did you run to... more

Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago


SVP David Pinette, Left

SVP David Pinette of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., along with the Rosen Group, Salveson Stetson, and Trion, hosted the kick-off breakfast for the 22nd Annual Delaware Valley HR Department of the Year Awards on April 23. Over 75 HR professionals attended to learn about previous winners and... more
Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago

Advances in technology are changing Automotive, Logistics, Retail, Finance, Health Care, and Manufacturing, among several other industries. Increasingly companies in these sectors are making adjustments to their workforces in anticipation of the changing landscape, not only through layoffs, but also through hiring new skill sets. That means, workers too must adapt, and many professionals may... more

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Posted 6 months 4 days ago

For the more than 3,000,000 students estimated to graduate with a degree this year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, many will find themselves with offers to work right out of college.

Employers plan to hire nearly 17% more college graduates from the Class of 2019 than they did the previous graduating class, according... more

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Posted 6 months 1 week ago

Indeed, the most important aspect to the job search is networking. But what if you don't already have a solid network in place, or it has been a while since you connected? It is crucial that you begin to build or reconnect with your network. Below are some tips to help get to work:

  • Get involved with community service group. This is a great way to build your... more
Posted 6 months 1 week ago

Our SVP David Pinette co-hosted a Night at the Museum event at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Wednesday, April 10. David, along with the Human Resources Executive Alliance, of which he is a membership chair and partner, hosted 15 human resources professionals for a cocktail hour and private tour of the museum. What a cool event! Thanks to all who attended!

Posted 6 months 1 week ago

Employers at U.S.-based companies announced 135 chief executive officer changes last month, 8.9% higher than the 124 CEO changes announced in February, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

March’s total was 40.6% higher than the 96 CEO exits announced in the same... more

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Posted 6 months 1 week ago

With the end of the school year fast approaching, many teenagers across the country are considering summer employment. While just 35% of teens aged 16-19 participated in the labor market last year, global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. predicts job opportunities could increase around 5% this year... more

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Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 60,587 jobs from their payrolls in March, down 21% from the 76,835 cuts announced in February. Despite the decline, last month’s cuts in the Automotive and Energy sectors added to the highest quarterly total of the last 14 quarters, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and... more

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