Challenger, Gray & Christmas News

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://news.investors.com/economy/110614-725085-wage-gains-lose-as-boome...

"The boomer scenario is logical to many job market professionals, who say it squares with what they see in their work.

'The data is more complicated because I think this generation of boomers is thinking about late career in a different way than previous generations,' said John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray and Christmas."

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.kiplinger.com/article/business/T012-C001-S003-best-places-to-...

"2014 is a great year to look for a job for the holidays, which can be a good way to earn some extra cash or get your foot in the door for a longer-term career. 'We could see retailers add more than 800,000 seasonal workers for the first time since 1999,' says John Challenger, CEO of outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas."

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/chi-charlie-launch-aaron...

"Challenger said he advises job-seekers to find out before meetings about people they’ll be talking to. 'You can use information to get much more quickly to common ground with someone,' he said."

Posted 4 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/14/business/household-finances-may-curb-h...

"Across the country, retailers like Macy’s and Walmart are adding a projected 800,000 holiday workers to their ranks, their highest level of seasonal hiring since 1999, according to the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas."

Posted 4 years 2 months ago

Original Article: http://time.com/money/3456687/how-to-ace-job-interview/

"And in a recent survey by Challenger Gray ­& Christmas, 77% of hiring managers re­ported trouble filling slots because of a talent shortage."

Posted 4 years 3 months ago

Original Article: http://time.com/money/3181909/challenger-gray-christmas-labor-shortage-s...

"Companies struggling to find talented workers are increasingly paying their employees referral bonuses, a new survey from Challenger, Gray & Christmas reveals." - Donna Rosato

Posted 4 years 3 months ago

Original Article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB2000142405297020461680458009957405...

"However, 17 tech companies have already warned investors their profits will be lower than expected for the third quarter, more than any other sector.

'They're chasing the next area of growth,' explained John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas. 'It's like a forest fire that comes in, and it does change and prepare the ground' for future... more

Posted 4 years 4 months ago

Original Article: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-07-22/more-workers-quitting-sugges...

"With the world’s largest economy 'not that far off from full employment,' labor-market dynamics are changing, said John Challenger, chief executive officer of Chicago-based Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., a human-resources consulting company. Central-bank policy makers project the longer-run jobless rate is 5.2 percent to 5.5 percent, according to their central-tendency... more

Posted 4 years 5 months ago

Original Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/14/your-money/For-Teenagers-Summer-Jobs-A...

"'Real work experience is being displaced by summer and travel programs,' said John Challenger, executive officer of the outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas. But he says he doesn’t think that is necessarily a good thing.

'A lot of kids are missing out by not learning what working is,' he said. They’re also missing the process of job hunting. Part of the experience... more

Posted 4 years 5 months ago

Original Article: http://news.investors.com/economy/063014-706740-longterm-unemployed-will...

"John Challenger, CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, thinks that declining participation might also reflect an increasingly fluid job market.

'It used to be, a generation ago, that more people went to work, worked full-time permanently, worked much longer tenures. Fewer people put together different kinds of assignments, cobbling... more

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