With days to go before President-Elect Trump's inauguration, Colleen Madden Blumenfeld sits down with Challenger Director of Learning Judith Devries to talk bullies and what do to about them. They discuss the difference between harassment and bullying, characteristics and types of bullies, why same-sex and particularly women-on-women bullying in male-saturated industries is so... more
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While Donald Trump may have won the White House partly on his promise to revitalize struggling industries, a recent survey of job seekers found that the majority are uncertain of his ability to deliver on that pledge.
According to survey results released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., 53 percent of respondents said they were... more
Late last week Congressional Republicans took the first steps toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act. The move was likely applauded by human resources executives, nearly 70 percent of whom favor repealing the landmark health care bill, according to one recent survey.
This week, SuncoastHR, a human resources professional association in the Tampa region, appointed our VP Darren Veneri as President-Elect of the Board of Directors. As Director, Human Resources for Norwood & BIC Graphics in Tampa, having oversaw the entire HR function for North America, his background is perfect for the role. Congrats to all new board members!
Exxon Mobile, Starbucks, and Land’s End were some of the major companies announcing leadership changes in December, but overall turnover among the nation’s chief executives fell during the month. Meanwhile, CEO changes for the year were virtually unchanged from 2015, according to the year-end report on announced CEO departures released Wednesday by global... more
On the news that Macy’s is shuttering 68 stores and cutting 10,000 workers and Limited is closing all 250 locations impacting 4,000 workers, a new report released Tuesday further indicates the industry’s inexorable shift to online.
The pace of downsizing ticked up slightly to close out 2016, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to shed 33,627 jobs from payrolls in December, according to the report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
The economy, which continued to gain momentum throughout 2016, is expected to remain strong in 2017. However, the election of Donald Trump, which promises to shake things up in Washington, D.C. and around the country, could have the biggest impact on the job market, where the Trump effect is likely to benefit industries and occupations that have struggled in recent decades amid globalization and... more