John Challenger

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Name: John Challenger
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

How holiday creep is eating into Thanksgiving

Customers leave a Troy, Mich., Walmart with their purchased items on Thanksgiving Day in 2013. Joshua Lott,When historians look back at how Thanksgiving became just another shopping day, they'll have to several culprits to indict.The once-sacrosanct day ... [Published CBS News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Flu Poses Far Greater Risk Than Ebola to U.S. Economy

Alamy Ebola may be grabbing all the headlines and stirring up lots of fear, but the virus that presents the biggest threat to America's workers and businesses is far less exotic: It's the flu."The impact on business can be anything but mild" from a widespread ... [Published Daily Finance - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Employers Need to Prepare for Flu Outbreak Now

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- No one's telling Americans not to take Ebola seriously. However, millions can start preparing now for another contagious disease: the flu.John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement company Challenger, Gray & Christmas, says ... [Published KMBZ - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Flu the real threat to the bottom line

Although the nation is preoccupied with the Ebola threat, another type of virus is much more likely to cause billions of dollars in lost productivity, according to the CEO of global outplacement consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc."We are ... [Published Des Moines Business Record - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Seasonal jobs outlook robust this year

Fanatics presser Shane Coffman prepares to complete a customerâ??s order Wednesday. Custom text and number choices are bonded to the jerseys using a heated press. Fanatics is one of the area companies looking for seasonal help. / Alton Strupp, The (Louisville, ... [Published Florida Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Great Falls expert gives tips to land a holiday job 1 hour ago

Lee Reynolds, placement supervisor, Great Falls Job ServiceLee Reynolds, placement supervisor, Great Falls Job Service lessHiring forecasts are rosy for the holidays, but job seekers need to be persistent and creative and not sell themselves short, said ... [Published Great Falls Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Holiday season spending and hiring will increase, surveys find

Many of the nation's biggest retailers plan to sharply increase hiring for the holiday shopping season as consumers look to spend more, according to reports out today.Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, Amazon and Game Stop are among the retailers planning seasonal ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Job cuts on track to be the lowest in 17 years

The job market is getting better and not just by the number of jobs added. Employers are also cutting fewer workers.Monthly job cuts fell to their lowest level in 14 years in September, and 2014 is on track to be the lowest job-cut year since 1997. A ... [Published Fortune - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE: 4 surprising strategies for scoring a holiday job

According to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, we could see retailers add more than 800,000 people to their payrolls for the holidays this year -- the most since 1999. "We are quite optimistic about hiring this holiday season," says Challenger, ... [Published Morningstar.com - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Challenger: September jobs cut lowest in 14 years

John Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO, runs through the latest employment report which shows a significant drop in planned job cuts. ... [Published CNBC - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Retail Holidays Hires to Hit Nearly 400,000

Chicago—If the number of new retail jobs for holiday are any indication, then the nation’s retailers are in for a strong holiday season.Seven of the largest retailers will together add nearly 400,000 jobs this winter. Macy’s leads in the number of season ... [Published Accessories Magazine - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Audio: Holiday hiring heading for 15-year high

'Tis already the season when stores seek temporary workers for the holidays. John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas says this one is shaping up to be merrier than most. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 29 2014]

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"consumers should find more money in their pockets heading into the holidays, thanks to job gains and falling gas prices" said John Challenger, CEO of the outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas, in a statement
...business environment, and that's what Amazon is all about," said John Challenger, chief executive of outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas. "bricks-and-mortar retailers more and more are basically having to compete in that marketplace. in some ways we have little choice, and we'll see more and more creep of black friday into thanksgiving."

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Retailers get ready for a brighter holiday season [Published Explore Howard - 16 hours ago]
Black Friday 2014: Thanksgiving Deals Spell the... [Published Epoch Times - Oct 22 2014]
Flu Poses Far Greater Risk Than Ebola to U.S. E... [Published Daily Finance - Oct 22 2014]
Employers Need to Prepare for Flu Outbreak Now [Published KMBZ - Oct 22 2014]
How holiday creep is eating into Thanksgiving [Published CBS News - Oct 22 2014]
Flu the real threat to the bottom line [Published Des Moines Business Record - Oct 22 2014]
Flu, not Ebola, poses biggest threat to work pr... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Oct 21 2014]
Seasonal jobs outlook robust this year [Published Florida Today - Oct 18 2014]
Great Falls expert gives tips to land a holiday... [Published Great Falls Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
Holiday season spending and hiring will increas... [Published Baltimore Sun - Oct 16 2014]
Is Yet Another Global Creative Shop About to Na... [Published Adweek Online - Oct 13 2014]
800,000 Seasonal Jobs Up for Grabs: Here’s Who’... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 08 2014]
In a robust labor market, more people say 'I Qu... [Published Marketplace - Oct 07 2014]
Retailers Hiring The Most Employees For The Hol... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 05 2014]
UPDATE: 4 surprising strategies for scoring a h... [Published Morningstar.com - Oct 03 2014]
Job cuts on track to be the lowest in 17 years [Published Fortune - Oct 02 2014]
Challenger: September jobs cut lowest in 14 years [Published CNBC - Oct 02 2014]
Retail Holidays Hires to Hit Nearly 400,000 [Published Accessories Magazine - Oct 01 2014]
HoneyBaked Ham hiring 1,000 locally for the hol... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 29 2014]
HoneyBaked Ham hiring 10,000 seasonal workers [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 29 2014]
Audio: Holiday hiring heading for 15-year high [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
10 Companies Cutting The Most Jobs: 24/7 Wall St. [Published Huffington Post - Sep 28 2014]
10 Companies Cutting the Most Jobs [Published 24/7 Wall St - Sep 25 2014]
Holiday Hiring Expected To Hit Highest Level in... [Published Houston Public Media - Sep 19 2014]
Where the jobs are this holiday season [Published CBS News - Sep 19 2014]
UPS, Kohl's, Walmart each plan to add tens of t... [Published Denver Post - Sep 19 2014]
Retailers ramping up holiday hiring efforts [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 19 2014]
Retailers may hire most holiday workers since 1... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 18 2014]
Holiday hiring expected to outpace 2013 [Published Des Moines Business Record - Sep 18 2014]
Strong holiday hiring expected this year [Published Red Eye Chicago - Sep 17 2014]
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Big Tech Teeters, May Sack Most People since 2009 [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 05 2014]
Wolf Richter   www.wolfstreet.com    www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter There is one thing for sure that big American tech companies, many of them severely revenue-challenged, excel at: buying other companies. They’re all doing it. And the price ...
Tech takes a major haircut [Published FOX Business - Video - Jul 31 2014]
Challenger, Gray & Christmas CEO John Challenger on job cuts in the tech sector. ...
Here’s Why the Labor Market’s Baby Steps Made I... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
In many ways, the Department of Labor’s June Employment Situation Report was proof that the underlying trends in the U.S. labor market are strengthening. It is an indisputable fact that the 288,000 jobs U.S. employers added to payrolls last month ...
More Stories of Million Dollar Plus Hospital Ex... [Published Health Care Renewal - May 20 2014]
It is spring, time for birds to sing, flowers to bloom, and hospital executives to get more money.  As we do periodically, we have amassed a series of media accounts of the big to enormous compensation paid to top non-profit hospital leaders.  These reports ...
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UPS hirings, 'It's all good' - John Challenger [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 16 2014]
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