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Posted 1 week 14 hours

It is no surprise that American workers are burned out, with over half of American professionals feeling overworked or overwhelmed by their jobs, according to a recent study. Unlike in many European countries where emailing subordinates after hours is banned by law, the vast majority of managers in the United States indicated they would contact their employees outside of work hours, according to a new...

Posted 1 week 2 days

The number of Chief Executive Officers leaving their positions rose 5 percent from the 96 recorded CEO changes in August to 101 in September. Last month’s total is down 15 percent from the same month last year, when 119 CEOs left their posts, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc...

Posted 2 weeks 1 day

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell 4.4 percent, from 33,825 in August to 32,346 in September. Last month’s total was 27 percent lower than the 44,324 job cuts announced in the same month last year, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

September job cuts bring...

Posted 1 month 14 hours

The current outlook for rural employers and employees seems bleak. With technology eliminating many jobs, much of the rural talent is moving to cities as a means of finding better job prospects, leaving companies scrambling to employ and retain talented employees.

“Low-income and rural communities are especially vulnerable to job loss from automation, which is likely to rapidly increase in...

Posted 1 month 5 days

While pivoting in the retail sector has caused thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation within the industry, retailers are signaling that there might be high demand for seasonal jobs, according to a forecast released Thursday from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 1 month 6 days


For the last decade, marketers, employers, and brands alike struggled to understand the Millennial workforce. However, now that the oldest Millennials are reaching their mid-thirties, it is time to shift focus to the next generation – Generation Z.

Membership in Gen Z requires a birth year from the mid ‘90s to the late ‘00s, meaning that the oldest members in this generation started...

Posted 1 month 1 week

Job interviews are one of the most important aspects of the job search, and performing well is key to landing the next position. However, seeking employment in a different country or culture adds a new dimension to an already stressful process, according to one workplace authority.

“There are universal best practices for performing in an interview, such as arriving on time and dressing...

Posted 1 month 1 week

Chief Executive Officer departures dropped 5.8 percent from July’s six-month high of 102, as 96 CEOs left their posts in August. This is 11.9 percent fewer than the 109 CEOs who left their posts in the same month last year, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

So far this year, 765 CEOs...

Posted 1 month 2 weeks

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut payrolls by 33,825 in August, a 19.4 percent increase from the 28,307 recorded cuts announced in July, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The August job-cut total is 5 percent higher than the same month last year, when 32,188 cuts were recorded. This month’s...

Posted 1 month 4 weeks

The job search has changed dramatically in the past few years, primarily due to technological advances. No longer must job seekers pore over want ads in newspapers and make cold calls trying to meet with employers. While advances in online job search techniques have made it easier for both job seekers and employers, new technologies will likely dramatically change not only the way people find open...

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