Challenger, Gray & Christmas News

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

Original Article: http://news.investors.com/economy/050914-700380-teen-job-crisis-mirrors-...

"'Today more and more teens are encouraged to get other kinds of alternative experiences," said John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. "Going to work in the local retail store, like we used to, is not as valuable."

Challenger cites all kinds of activities that are growing priorities for teens, including volunteer work,... more

Posted 5 years 9 months ago

Original Article: http://www.pewstates.org/projects/stateline/headlines/hiring-outlook-bri...

"Some 64 percent of hiring professionals surveyed by the Chicago-based consulting company Challenger, Gray & Christmas last month said that their companies plan to recruit from the pool of 1.8 million college graduates who will enter the job market this spring. Employers in February had about 4.2 million unfilled jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics... more

Posted 5 years 10 months ago

Original article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405270230439370457953214103...

"Since 2009, the pharmaceutical industry has announced more than 156,000 job cuts in the U.S. alone, according to Challenger Gray & Christmas, a company that big firms hire when they're laying off employees, to help them find new jobs."

Posted 5 years 10 months ago

Original article: http://money.cnn.com/2014/04/01/smallbusiness/entrepreneurs.moneymag/

"Last year 5.5% of jobless managers and executives launched a business, up 31% from 2012 and the highest level since 2009, says outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas.

Confidence in the economy and access to individual health insurance via Obamacare help fuel the trend, says CEO John Challenger."

Posted 5 years 11 months ago

Original Article: http://online.wsj.com/news/article_email/SB10001424052702304732804579421...

"The job market—at last—appears to be thawing, albeit slowly. In the past year, the number of private-sector job openings nationwide has risen 13% to 3.6 million, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. But it has been so bad for so long that 'most people you talk with think we just came out of recession,' says John Challenger, chief executive of outplacement firm... more

Posted 6 years 1 week ago

Original Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-02-19/teenagers-spurn-working-as-scho...

“'They are making the bridge from schooling to the workforce later in their lives,' John Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. said. 'Now they’re doing more homework than they used to, they join sports teams, they do more volunteer work,' he said in an interview about the Chicago-based employment consulting firm’s analysis of the teen... more

Posted 6 years 1 week ago

Original Article: http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/02/12/chief-executive-turnover-high-in-...

"Firms also often tend to change leadership at the beginning of the year, so month-to-month data can be volatile. Still, January’s numbers may hint that 2014 could outpace 2013 for executive turnover.

'Certainly it suggests that there may be a canary in the coal mine sort of thing,' said John A. Challenger, Challenger’s chief... more

Posted 6 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://www.cnbc.com/id/101366918

"The high-flying bonus-filled jobs aren't extinct—but applicants will be hard-pressed to find them at the trading desks of the big Wall Street banks. Now, the mid to senior-level openings are turning up at hedge funds and asset management and private wealth firms, according to John Challenger, CEO of global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas."

Posted 6 years 1 month ago

Original Article: http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2014/01/23/the-best-jobs-...

"'Health care is the strongest job area of the economy right now,' says John Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., an outplacement consulting firm. 'It's a consistent creator of jobs, so there's so much demand for the services,' he says, adding that 31 million more people have access to insurance due to health care reform."

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