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While Donald Trump may have won the White House partly on his promise to revitalize struggling industries, a recent survey of job seekers found that the majority are uncertain of his ability to deliver on that pledge.

According to survey results released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., 53 percent of respondents said...

Posted 6 days 23 hours

Late last week Congressional Republicans took the first steps toward dismantling the Affordable Care Act. The move was likely applauded by human resources executives, nearly 70 percent of whom favor repealing the landmark health care bill, according to one recent survey.

The survey, conducted in December among a small sampling of human resources executives from across the United...

Posted 1 week 6 days

Exxon Mobile, Starbucks, and Land’s End were some of the major companies announcing leadership changes in December, but overall turnover among the nation’s chief executives fell during the month. Meanwhile, CEO changes for the year were virtually unchanged from 2015, according to the year-end report on announced CEO departures released Wednesday by global...

Posted 2 weeks 39 min

On the news that Macy’s is shuttering 68 stores and cutting 10,000 workers and Limited is closing all 250 locations impacting 4,000 workers, a new report released Tuesday further indicates the industry’s inexorable shift to online.

Retail clocked the fewest holiday job gains since 2010, as the accelerating shift toward online shopping continued to take...

Posted 2 weeks 5 days

The pace of downsizing ticked up slightly to close out 2016, as U.S.-based employers announced plans to shed 33,627 jobs from payrolls in December, according to the report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

December job cuts were up 25 percent from November’s 26,936, the lowest monthly total of 2016. The...

Posted 1 month 4 days

The economy, which continued to gain momentum throughout 2016, is expected to remain strong in 2017. However, the election of Donald Trump, which promises to shake things up in Washington, D.C. and around the country, could have the biggest impact on the job market, where the Trump effect is likely to benefit industries and occupations that have struggled in recent decades amid globalization and...

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The President Elect and His Impact on the Workplace

With the 2016 presidential election in the rearview, human resources professionals across the country await the implications of Donald Trump’s election. What policies will result from his strident and oftentimes controversial campaign? How will the landscape change for HR departments?

One of the...
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More of the nation’s employees will benefit from an improving economy and higher corporate profits this year in the form of year-end bonuses, according to a new survey released Wednesday by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

In the survey, conducted among approximately 100 human resources executives in November...

Posted 1 month 1 week

Retailers added fewer workers through the first two-thirds of the typical holiday hiring period, according to an analysis of employment data by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed that employment in retail grew by 371,500 in November. That was down 9.3 percent...

Posted 1 month 2 weeks


Turnover among the nation’s chief executives rose in November, as 106 CEO departures were announced during the month, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The November total was 7 percent higher than the 99 departures recorded in October, and 23 percent higher than November 2015, when 86 CEO...

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