Challenger, Gray & Christmas News

Posted 4 years 3 days ago

Original Article: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/now-might-be-a-great-time-for-a-midlife...

"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

Posted 4 years 1 week ago

Original Article: http://www.fastcompany.com/3058422/the-future-of-work/these-will-be-the-...

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"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

Posted 4 years 4 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."

Tale Of Two Companies: Jack Dorsey at #Twitter, #Square via IBD ... more

Posted 4 years 5 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 4 years 5 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 5 months 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 5 months 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

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