"Through the end of April, CEO departures at all U.S. companies increased by 11.3% from a year ago, according to executive-placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. And executive-search firm SpencerStuart notes that 18 new CEOs took the helm of Standard & Poor’s 500 companies during the first three months of 2016, up from 14 during the same period last year. Gilead Sciences (... more
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"That doesn’t mean it’s easy. The margin of error is slimmer for workers in their 40s and 50s, who may need to continue building retirement accounts, writing tuition checks and supporting aging parents. Because of these obligations, many midlife workers can ill afford to take big pay cuts, part-time work or internships.
'You’re at a point in life where your wages matter,'... more
"As more people live longer, every aspect of the health care sector is poised for growth. And while telemedicine, robotic surgical equipment, and other forms of automation are changing how some health care is delivered, demand for caregivers is going to increase as we commit to providing health care for more of the population—a... more
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"If he compartmentalizes well and makes sure his role is to fundamentally do the big things, to see the big picture or work on the big picture, then I think he will do fine," John Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an executive outplacement firm, told IBD. "Seeing that Jobs and Musk have done it may have given permission and encouragement, in some ways, for others to match."
"The taboo would be, talking about salaries at all. It's a historically risky topic because discrepancies almost always exist, says John Challenger, CEO of outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas. 'Most companies, everything is not exactly fair,' he says."
A survey conducted by Challenger found 55% of HR execs want some sort of salary transparency for their employees:... more
"According to a report by outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, September saw a 43 percent increase from the previous month in terms of job cuts. And cuts were 93 percent higher than the 30,477 planned layoffs announced the same month a year ago.
'You don't want to overexaggerate, but there's no question that layoffs are heavier this year,' said CEO John... more
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