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Posted 9 months 2 weeks 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 9 months 2 weeks 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 9 months 3 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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Posted 10 months 2 days ago



What Should a Job Seeker Wear to an Interview?


Your behavior, interview skills, body language, and mannerisms will create an impact on anyone who meets you, and your clothes will too. In today’s job market, you have to be smart with your clothes, as your wardrobe is another way that you project the product that you are selling:... more
Posted 10 months 3 days ago

Nearly 20 percent of all workers work in the gig economy, according to a 2018 NPR/Marist survey, and a Bankrate study found that number could be as high as 44 million. With the high number of Americans participating in gig work and the growing reports of mistreatment of these workers, human resources leaders are needed more than ever, according to one workplace authority.

“While... more

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Posted 10 months 1 week ago

Andrew Johnson, of Oceanside, joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as Vice President. He will be responsible for client relationships and business development in the greater San Diego and San Francisco areas.

Andrew is an expert in talent management, especially at the leadership level, with much of his career... more

Posted 10 months 1 week ago

Could Your Offboarding Process Hurt Retention and Recruitment?
By Dawn Peak

Organizational change is common in most companies and often creates risk with not only current employees, but also a company’s brand, especially when not handled well. Most companies attempt to move through the change without considering the ramifications of the process. As a company changes focus and redistributes... more

Posted 10 months 2 weeks ago

Challenger March Madness Report
TOURNAMENT COULD COST EMPLOYERS $13.3 BILLION

It’s that time of year again! College hoops fans across the country are not only filling out their brackets, but also planning where they will watch the first round of games during work hours without the boss catching them. However, wise... more

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Posted 10 months 3 weeks ago

The shortest month of the year saw the highest number of job cuts in over three-and-a-half years, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 76,835 positions from their payrolls in February. That is 45 percent higher than the 52,988 cuts announced in January, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger,... more

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