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Posted 9 months 2 days

Just over 51% of companies plan to hire this year, according to a survey conducted by global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to nearly 55% of companies that reported they would be hiring in 2019 in the same survey conducted at the end of 2018.

Meanwhile, nearly double the companies...

Posted 9 months 1 week

In a year with the highest CEO turnover on record, women saw fewer gains in 2019 than in 2018, according to an analysis of CEO turnover data from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last year, 1,640 chief executives left their posts. Of those, Challenger tracked 1,422 replacement CEOs, 308 (21.7%) of whom were women...

Posted 9 months 2 weeks

Chief Executive Officer turnover jumped 8%, from 148 in November to 160 in December, the second-highest monthly total since Challenger began tracking CEO departures in 2002, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray...

Posted 9 months 3 weeks

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell for the second consecutive month, to 32,843, the lowest monthly total since 27,122 cuts were announced in July 2018, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total is 26.3% lower than the 44,569...

Posted 10 months 2 weeks

Chief Executive Officer turnover fell to 148 in November, down 14% from the record-setting 172 CEOs who left their posts in October, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total is virtually unchanged from the 147 CEO exits recorded in...

Posted 10 months 2 weeks

Retailers added 156,100 jobs in October, an upward revision of 18,900 jobs, and 466,400 jobs in November, according to an analysis of non-seasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) from global outplacement and executive and business coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

October’s total is 34.7% higher than last October...

Posted 10 months 3 weeks

Job cuts announced by U.S.-based employers fell to 44,569 in November, 11.3% lower than the 50,275 cuts announced in October, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

Last month’s total is 16% lower than the 53,073 cuts announced in the same month...

Posted 11 months 21 hours

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Posted 11 months 5 days

Nearly 76% of companies plan to hold a holiday party this year, the highest percentage since 2016, when 80% planned festivities, according to survey results released Thursday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

According to the annual survey on holiday party plans, conducted in...

Posted 11 months 2 weeks


While the labor market remains strong, manufacturing is slumping, job cut announcements are rising, and a coming downturn may be looming. Whether looking for work or to advance in one’s field, Challenger experts can help guide professionals in the right direction.

For the 34th consecutive year, global outplacement consultancy and executive coaching...

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