Challenger, Gray & Christmas News

Posted 3 years 11 months ago

Original Article: http://ow.ly/UzcQj

"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."

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Posted 3 years 12 months ago

Original Article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2015/10/20/wagespot-app-exposes-sala...

"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

Posted 3 years 12 months ago

Original Article: http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/22/layoffs-dont-necessarily-spell-trouble-ch...

"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

Posted 4 years 8 hours ago

Original Article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/susanadams/2015/10/20/hot-to-get-a-holiday-job/

"But you don’t need to confine your search to gigantic corporate employers, says John Challenger, chief executive of Chicago-based outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. If you’re a foody, consider that caterers and restaurants take on new staff over the holidays. If you’re a wine enthusiast, check to see whether your local bottle shop needs an extra clerk to handle holiday traffic. Or if... more

Posted 4 years 1 day ago

Original Article: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/9295198-74/hiring-percent-holiday...

"'Amazon stands out among retailers, with holiday hiring expected to remain largely unchanged, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

'It used to be that the bulk of holiday hires would be in customer-facing positions on the sales floor and behind the cash register, CEO John Challenger said. 'These extra workers would also help pick up the slack in the backroom... more

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.mlive.com/news/us-world/index.ssf/2015/09/clintons_it_guy_mos...

"'Every company today is at the mercy of getting the technology right,' says John Challenger, CEO of human resources firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas in New York."

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

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Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/business/T012-S001-jobs-you-won-t-bel...

"We spoke with recruiting executives and industry hiring managers to identify lesser-known jobs emerging within broader fields. Workers who fill such atypical roles are 'agile learners who take something new and quickly get good at it,' says John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas."

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-18/why-6-million-american...

"The final third are the 6 million this story focuses on—many of them people, like Tait, who are working part time because they don’t want to commit to one job or employer. No one knows if the trend will endure or will become more widespread. But if more and more Americans choose this career path, companies will have to adapt, says John Challenger, who runs Challenger, Gray... more

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