Challenger, Gray & Christmas Blog

Posted 3 days 1 hour ago

For the more than 3,000,000 students estimated to graduate with a degree this year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, many will find themselves with offers to work right out of college.

Employers plan to hire nearly 17% more college graduates from the Class of 2019 than they did the previous graduating class, according... more

Posted 1 week 20 hours ago

Indeed, the most important aspect to the job search is networking. But what if you don't already have a solid network in place, or it has been a while since you connected? It is crucial that you begin to build or reconnect with your network. Below are some tips to help get to work:

  • Get involved with community service group. This is a great way to build your... more
Posted 1 week 22 hours ago

Our SVP David Pinette co-hosted a Night at the Museum event at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Wednesday, April 10. David, along with the Human Resources Executive Alliance, of which he is a membership chair and partner, hosted 15 human resources professionals for a cocktail hour and private tour of the museum. What a cool event! Thanks to all who attended!

Posted 1 week 1 day ago

Employers at U.S.-based companies announced 135 chief executive officer changes last month, 8.9% higher than the 124 CEO changes announced in February, according to a report released Wednesday by global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

March’s total was 40.6% higher than the 96 CEO exits announced in the same... more

Posted 1 week 3 days ago

With the end of the school year fast approaching, many teenagers across the country are considering summer employment. While just 35% of teens aged 16-19 participated in the labor market last year, global outplacement and business and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. predicts job opportunities could increase around 5% this year... more

Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago

U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut 60,587 jobs from their payrolls in March, down 21% from the 76,835 cuts announced in February. Despite the decline, last month’s cuts in the Automotive and Energy sectors added to the highest quarterly total of the last 14 quarters, according to a report released Thursday from global outplacement and business and... more

Posted 3 weeks 22 hours ago

What Should a Job Seeker Wear to an Interview?

Your behavior, interview skills, body language, and mannerisms will create an impact on anyone who meets you, and your clothes will too. In today’s job market, you have to be smart with your clothes, as your wardrobe is another way that you project the product that you are selling:... more
Posted 3 weeks 2 days ago

Nearly 20 percent of all workers work in the gig economy, according to a 2018 NPR/Marist survey, and a Bankrate study found that number could be as high as 44 million. With the high number of Americans participating in gig work and the growing reports of mistreatment of these workers, human resources leaders are needed more than ever, according to one workplace authority.

“While... more

Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

Andrew Johnson, of Oceanside, joins global outplacement and executive coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. as Vice President. He will be responsible for client relationships and business development in the greater San Diego and San Francisco areas.

Andrew is an expert in talent management, especially at the leadership level, with much of his career... more