March 2016

Teen Summer Jobs Outlook: Teens Finding Jobs At Other Times of the Year, Many Not In Labor Force

Teen employment, already at its highest level since 2009, should continue to increase in the summer months, according to a just-released outlook. However, the number of teens seeking and finding summer jobs during the summer months has declined in each of the last three years – a trend that is likely to continue in 2016.

CEO EXITS PLUNGE 34% IN FEBRUARY TO 87

Turnover among the nation’s chief executive officers plunged 34 percent in February, as 87 CEO departures were announced, down from 131 in January, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The February total was 7.4 percent lower than the same month a year ago, when announced CEO departures totaled 94.

February Job Cuts Fall by 18%

February Job Cuts Fall 18%

Energy cuts dominate; up 24% from 2015

After surging to a six-month high to begin the new year, downsizing slowed in February, as US-based employers announced 61,599 job cuts during the month, 18 percent fewer than the 75,114 in January, according to a report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.