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Posted 5 months 3 weeks ago

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut payrolls by 33,825 in August, a 19.4 percent increase from the 28,307 recorded cuts announced in July, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The August job-cut total is 5 percent higher than the same month last year, when 32,188 cuts were recorded. This month’s... more

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Posted 6 months 1 day ago

The job search has changed dramatically in the past few years, primarily due to technological advances. No longer must job seekers pore over want ads in newspapers and make cold calls trying to meet with employers. While advances in online job search techniques have made it easier for both job seekers and employers, new technologies will likely dramatically change not only the way people find open... more

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Posted 6 months 4 days ago

From left: Sarah Beane-Ricca from Morgan Stanley, Tevis Trower from Balance Integration, Patrick Jephson, Heather Dolan, Gina Gabriele from Trion, William Beaman, Marjorie Spitz from Balance Integration

On August 16th our Heather Dolan co-hosted an Executive Women’s Business-to-Business Networking Breakfast at Morgan Stanley... more

Posted 6 months 5 days ago

From left: Heather Dolan, David Pinette, Marnie Joyce

On August 2nd, our own David Pinette and Heather Dolan hosted a Challenger Executive HR (NYC) Group Alumni Social and Landing Celebration at the Ainsworth in New York City. There were over 35 group members who attended the cocktail event. Alumni came from New York City, New... more

Posted 6 months 5 days ago

For the first time since 1979, the United States will have a front-row seat to a total solar eclipse stretching 70 miles wide and following a path from Oregon to South Carolina. While this event is exciting, much to many employers’ dismay, it is taking place right in the middle of the Monday workday, potentially disrupting productivity.

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Posted 6 months 6 days ago


Both businesses and consumers alike are paying close attention to the debate over whether the current administration will allow net neutrality, the standard operating procedure for Internet usage to date, to stand. How might the elimination of net neutrality impact businesses?

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Posted 6 months 1 week ago


As Brexit negotiations continue, the prospect of the UK splitting from the rest of the European Union has churned the world of business, causing fluctuations throughout many sectors, according to one workplace authority.

“Thousands of jobs are beginning to move, and although it is impossible to attach a price tag to Brexit, economists, consultants, and many industry... more

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Posted 6 months 1 week ago

The number of Chief Executive Officers who announced their departures continued to rise last month, with 102 CEOs leaving their posts in July. That is a 7.3 percent increase compared to June’s exits, and a 10.9 percent increase over the 92 CEOs who left their posts in July of last year, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive... more

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Posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut payrolls by 28,307 jobs in July, the lowest monthly total since November 2016. Meanwhile, over 88,000 hiring announcements were recorded last month, the third-highest hiring month of the year and highest July total on record, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy... more

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Posted 6 months 3 weeks ago


The new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, made the news last week after a profanity-filled interview with The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was published. Scaramucci was criticized for using derogatory terms and slurs to describe his co-workers at the White House, specifically targeting former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist... more
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