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Posted 6 days 6 hours

U.S.-based employers announced 35,038 job cuts in November, up 30 percent from the same month last year, when 26,936 job cuts were announced. Employers have announced 17 percent more cuts than in October 2017, when 29,831 cuts were announced, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

So far this year,...

Posted 1 week 1 day

Over 60 percent of employers reported they want to hire in the New Year, according to a survey released Monday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. For those who are out of work or looking to make a change, help is available this holiday season.

For the 32nd consecutive year, job seeking Americans will be able...

Posted 2 weeks 6 hours

Higher corporate profits, low unemployment, and high economic confidence among employers is not translating to more cash-based year-end bonuses, according to a survey released Wednesday by global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

In the survey, conducted among approximately 150 human resources executives in October and November, 39...

Posted 3 weeks 1 day

As the year comes to a close, human resources executives across the country may feel some trepidation regarding the annual company holiday party in the face of numerous reports of inappropriate sexual contact occurring in the workplace. These fears may explain the scaled-down fetes employers are planning this year, according to a new survey released Tuesday by...

Posted 4 weeks 6 hours

The recent mass shootings, political news, and natural disasters are having a big impact on American workers’ mental wellness. However, talking about mental health in the workplace is still somewhat taboo. Employers need to acknowledge that mental health is a major productivity and morale issue and consider what steps they can take to provide employees with the right resources, according to one...

Posted 1 month 3 days

Fewer major retailers have announced large-scale hiring announcements so far this year, which reflects the drop in the number of October employment gains in the sector. Gains fell 8 percent from last year to 136,700, the lowest October gain since 2011, when the sector added 134,200 jobs, according to an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data by global outplacement and executive...

Posted 1 month 4 days

The number of Chief Executive Officers leaving their posts at U.S.-based companies rose 3.8 percent in October to 105, compared to 101 in September, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The October total was 5.7 percent higher than the same month last year, when 99 CEOs announced their...

Posted 1 month 6 days

The protests of NFL players over the unequal treatment of people of color, which began in August of 2016 with Colin Kaepernick, have drawn the ire of many, including league owners and the President. Recently, major advertiser Papa John’s told investors that NFL leadership regarding the protests is hurting them financially. While freedom of speech does not extend into the workplace, owners...

Posted 1 month 1 week

U.S.-based employers announced 29,831 job cuts in October, down 3 percent from the same month last year, when 30,740 job cuts were announced. Employers have announced 25 percent fewer job cuts than they did in the same period last year, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

So far this year,...

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