Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 8 months 1 week ago

As increasingly more social media platforms become popular, job seekers continue to expand their online footprints, creating and building multiple profiles. Now, the overwhelming majority of job recruiters are turning to the internet as a means of ensuring that potential job candidates are a good fit for their companies, according to a new survey released by global outplacement and... more

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Posted 8 months 1 week ago

Created by SVP Cindi Cervone Carlson and VP Pamela Marshall Taylor, Challenger University prepares students and/or new grads to enter and ultimately succeed in the workforce. By arming them with the skills and guidance necessary to tackle the real world by storm, we prepare them for the... more

Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell to the lowest monthly total in over six years as 80 CEOs left their posts last month. That is down 12 percent from April when 91 CEO departures were recorded, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

The impact of prescription drug abuse that was touted as a major crisis during the presidential campaign and continues to devastate American families has been measured in the workplace, according a survey by the National Safety Council. The cost of losing valued employees to a drug dependency is substantial, not only to the company, but also to society at large, according to one... more

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Posted 8 months 2 weeks ago

** CORRECTION: We have updated the Ford Motor Company number and reduced the company’s layoff announcement from 20,000 to 1,400. Ford has reached out and informed us that the 20,000 number was incorrectly reported several weeks ago. Many major media outlets reported the 20,000 number. The announcement now listed in our report is for a voluntary separation program for ten percent of... more

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Posted 8 months 4 weeks ago

SVP Pete Tzavalas sat down with LA Talk Radio to discuss the job search! It will air Monday, May 29, or you can click here to hear the interview.

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Posted 8 months 4 weeks ago

In mid-May, rapper Nicki Minaj made headlines, not for her music, but for paying off several of her fans’ student loan debt. Beyonce and Chance the Rapper have also pledged funds to help students. A new survey released Thursday by global out placement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. shows celebrities are not the only ones... more

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Posted 9 months 5 days ago

Philadelphia's Comcast Center hosted our SVP David Pinette, his colleagues and co-authors, and 100 guests for the launch of their new book and HR tool A Powerful Team.

The book illustrates how CEOs and their HR leaders work together to have a transformational impact on... more

Posted 9 months 1 week ago

As more and more jobs come under threat from automation, many Americans, particularly college freshmen, would be wise to enter a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) field, according to one workplace authority.

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Posted 9 months 1 week ago

From search engines to social media, every website seems to be collecting user data en masse, and once this data is collected, companies are facing more and more regulations on how they can share or store this data, potentially creating opportunities for workers in this field.

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