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Posted 4 days 22 hours

While the idea of entering the workforce post-college this May is incredibly daunting for the nearly 3 million young adults graduating with associate or bachelor’s degrees across the nation, the current economic growth in the United States should put these worries at ease, according to the latest from outplacement consultancy firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The overall...

Posted 1 week 3 days

Eric Hemme of Minneapolis joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as a regional sales manager. He will be responsible for client relationships and business development throughout Minnesota.

A native Minnesotan, Hemme comes to Challenger from Life Time Fitness where he spearheaded the company’s effort to build...

Posted 1 week 4 days


Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers surged to 101 in March, 40 percent higher than the 72 CEO changes announced in February, the lowest monthly total since the 56 CEOs recorded in December 2004, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

March CEO changes equal the number of CEOs who left...

Posted 1 week 5 days

Relocation rates held steady in 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. While employment prospects are strong this year, it is not easy to find jobs in certain places across the country, according to a new report on relocation with analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data by global outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Although the national unemployment rate...

Posted 2 weeks 4 days

Job cuts announced by US-based employers rose 17 percent from the February total of 36,957 to 43,310 in March, according to the latest report on monthly job cuts released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

March announcements are 2 percent lower than the same month last year, when employers announced plans to...

Posted 2 weeks 6 days

While the economy continues to show signs of strength, industries that traditionally cater to teen workers are scaling back, meaning opportunities for teens might appear in unusual places or later in the summer when retailers have assessed consumer demand, according to an outlook released Tuesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc....

Posted 3 weeks 6 days

Employed Americans are quitting their jobs at the fastest pace in 16 years, and recent data shows a substantial amount of confidence in the U.S. economy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the quits rate rose to 2.2% and 3.2 million Americans left their jobs in January – up from 2.9 million in January of 2016. What is triggering this recent worker exodus,...

Posted 1 month 2 days

While estimates suggest almost 4 million Boomers retire per year, survey after survey indicate that more Americans plan to continue working well into their retirement years. Employers who are currently scouring the labor force for available talent would be wise to tap into the older workforce, according to one workplace authority.

“The tight labor market means...

Posted 1 month 1 week

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers fell to the lowest level in almost 13 years last month as US-companies announced 72 CEO changes, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total was 43 percent lower than the 128 chief executives who left their posts in...

Posted 1 month 2 weeks

The shortest month of the year saw a decline in layoff announcements, as US-employers announced plans to cut 36,957 jobs in February, 19 percent fewer than the 45,934 cuts announced in January, according to the latest report from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total was 40 percent lower than the 61,...

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