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Our Mission

We help exiting employees take the next best step – to find a new job, start a new business, or create a retirement plan.

Partner. Consultant. Expert. Friend. To the companies and individuals we work with, we are all this and more. People are our priority and we help them achieve their goals.

Where You’ve Seen Us

We’ve spent the last 50 years investigating, researching, analyzing, and sharing insights on the job market and workplace.

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A History Of Career Transition Expertise

In 1961, when James E. Challenger lost his job, the outplacement industry didn’t exist. His personal experiences led him to found Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the first outplacement services firm in 1966.

With compassion and innovation at the helm over the past five decades, we have helped hundreds of thousands of people find work, build careers, and take the next step towards making a difference in the world.

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Our Strength is Our People

Our leadership team, frequently featured in local and national press, delivers nuanced insights on job market data, hiring practices, and workplace trends


Career Transition Specialists Guiding HR Teams

It takes understanding and expertise to build strategic outplacement programs.

Our clients have access to the industry’s foremost career transition specialists, and every HR team works with a personal outplacement strategist who helps create, customize, and deploy outplacement programs that deliver ROI and goodwill – for the present and the future.

Meet Our Strategists


Build Your Future Leaders From Within

Executive Coaching services improve performance of individual managers and the teams they lead. Shape and strengthen potential leaders and improve present organizational leadership.

Executive Coaching solidifies the abilities and skills of a company’s leadership team, driving improved outcomes for individuals, teams, and the organization as a whole.

Learn more about Executive Coaching