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Posted 9 months 1 week ago

Our own VP for the Boston/New England Office, Lisa Turesky hosted the Challenger Spring Dinner Series at Davio's Boston. She welcomed special guest, confidence scientist and author Alyssa Dver with some of the brightest HR leaders from TJ Maxx; Eversource; Vertex; Radius: Analog Devices; USI; Forrester Research and Cambridge Health Alliance to a fabulous dinner and interesting round... more

Posted 9 months 1 week ago

The Chicago Challenger Executive HR Networking Group held their May meeting at alumni member, Rae Ali’s new company Blue Plate and their new offices. HR Members not only got to hear and be inspired by her job search journey, but also got a tour of one of Chicago’s fastest growing companies! A huge thank you to Rae Ali for hosting, tours of your... more

Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago


From left: Heather Dolan, David Nast, David Pinette, Marnie Joyce

Our David Pinette and Heather Dolan hosted a number of top human resource leaders at their HR Leadership Series Event in New York City. They welcomed award-winning business coach & certified predictive index analyst David Nast to speak.

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Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell in April, as 91 CEO departures were announced during the month. This is a 10 percent decrease from March when 101 CEO changes were recorded, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago

Fewer Americans are using their vacation time than ever before, and while many Americans are the most confident than they have been with the economy since before the recession, according to Pew Research, guilt over taking vacation days may cause employee burn-out, according to one workplace authority.

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Posted 9 months 2 weeks ago

The pace of downsizing decreased in April, as US-based employers announced workforce reductions totaling 36,602 during the month, according to the latest report released Thursday from global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

Technology and automation could replace millions of jobs in the next decade, with a December estimate from the White House suggesting 3.1 million jobs could be replaced in transportation alone. Robotics spending is expected to hit over $135 billion by 2019, according to International Data Corporation. What could this mean for the job market?

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Posted 9 months 4 weeks ago


As the economy improves and talent becomes more difficult to find, the hope of gaining an advantage for future employment has driven the number and quality of internship applications higher. Labor shortages coupled with competition among undergraduates is changing the work given to interns and, as a result, internships have become increasingly vital when it comes to securing post-... more
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Posted 10 months 5 days ago

While the idea of entering the workforce post-college this May is incredibly daunting for the nearly 3 million young adults graduating with associate or bachelor’s degrees across the nation, the current economic growth in the United States should put these worries at ease, according to the latest from outplacement consultancy firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 10 months 6 days ago

Eric Schweitzer of Naperville, Illinois, joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as a Vice President. He will be responsible for client relationships and business development throughout the Chicagoland area, as well as Illinois and Wisconsin.

Eric possesses a strong client management and global marketing background... more

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