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Posted 7 months 4 days

Social media is immutably intertwined with professional branding. Not only do companies need to assess their online images, as stakeholders and consumers are able to comment and share their opinions on every action a company takes, but professionals must monitor, update, and polish their own online presences. Now, there is another reason to ensure your social media presence...

Posted 7 months 1 week

The number of chief executive officers leaving their posts reached 90 in June, virtually unchanged from the 91 who did so in May. June’s total rounds out the quarter at 290 CEO exits, up 9 percent from the same quarter last year, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

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Posted 7 months 1 week

Teen Employment Drops 1.5 Percent Over Last Year
951,000 JUNE GAINS HIGHER THAN AVERAGE

Teen hiring rose 86 percent from the 130,000 jobs added in May, as 951,000 workers aged 16 to 19 found employment last month, according to analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by global...

Posted 7 months 2 weeks

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have empowered survivors of sexual harassment and assault to name their abusers, who were often in a position of power over them professionally. In the wake of this phenomenon, more companies are reviewing their policies on sexual harassment and taking a harder line on workplace romance, according to an update to a survey...

Posted 7 months 3 weeks

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers rose 18 percent, from 31,517 in May to 37,202 in June, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s job cuts were up 19.6 percent from the 31,105 announced in the same month last year.
“In a tight labor market, it’s no surprise...

Posted 8 months 6 hours

Today, ten years after the Great Recession, most would agree that the U.S. economy is as strong as ever. With low unemployment and a growing GDP, Americans are feeling much more comfortable about the economy.

However, a concerning trend is hiding underneath an otherwise booming period – slow wage growth. Last month’s Employment Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)...

Posted 8 months 1 week

The House will vote on an immigration reform bill today that, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan, will include a pathway to citizenship for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act as well as provide funding for new detention centers and the border wall. Opponents believe the bill will not definitively end family separations or solve the issues...

Posted 8 months 1 week

The summer hiring season for teens got off to a better start than last May, as 130,000 workers aged 16 to 19 found employment last month, according to analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

May marks the beginning of the summer hiring surge,...

Posted 8 months 2 weeks

The breakneck pace of emerging technologies is changing business-as-usual in almost every industry. While in some cases, it could cost jobs, in others, it only serves to augment or assist current positions, according to one workplace authority.

“When it comes to technology in the workplace, people tend to be a bit uncomfortable. New tech requires more training, and a shift in thinking, which...

Posted 8 months 3 weeks

A total of 91 Chief Executive Officers of U.S.-based companies left their posts in May, down 16.5 percent from the 109 CEO exits in April, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

May’s total is 13.8 percent higher than the 80 CEOs who left their posts in the same month last year. So...

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