Free job search advice for unemployed


Job OpeningsUnemployed workers anywhere in the U.S. can get free job hunting advice next week.

Global outplacement consultancyChallenger, Gray & Christmas plans to hold its 25th annual job search call-in on Dec. 27 and Dec. 28.

From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST, job seekers can call 312-422-5010 and speak to a job search counselor.


New to this year’s job search call-in are a group of counselors dedicated to talking to current and former military personnel looking for jobs, Challenger said in a news release.

“By dedicating a group of counselors to these callers, we will hopefully be able to ensure that military personnel are able to be connected quickly to someone who can help address their unique needs,” said CEO John A. Challenger, said in a prepared statement.

The national unemployment rate edged up to 9.6 percent last month.

More info about the call-is online at the Challenger blog.