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Free job-search advice from Challeger, Gray

 
Job OpeningsJob seekers can get free job-search advice this holiday season from global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

Challenger’s annual two-day job-search call-in is scheduled Dec. 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST.

The telephone number is 312-422-5010.

The Chicago consulting firm will suspend regular operations during the call-in period “so that its staff of professional counselors can provide free job-search advice to callers from across the country,” the company said in a news release.

 

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Firm offers free job-search advice on Dec. 27-28

Job creation is showing some improvement, but millions of Americans are still out of work. To help job seekers find work, the global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. will again offer free job-search advice to unemployed workers.

The firm’s 26th annual national job-search call-in will be held Dec. 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.

The phone number is 312-422-5010.

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Big Business finally decides to hire not hoard

Corporate America has decided it’s time to invest in the future and quit hoarding profits.

Many of the top companies in the country plan to increase capital spending and create jobs in the coming months, according to the most recent Business Roundtable’s First Quarter CEO Economic Outlook Survey.

Roundtable CEOs expect the gross domestic product to grow 2.9 percent this year, up from the 2.5 percent expected in the fourth quarter last year, the business group said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Improving economy produces less risk-taking

The economy is improving, but few unemployed managers and executives are willing to start their own firms or relocate to take a new job, says the lastest job market analysis by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

 In fact, the firm says it is precisely because the economy is getting better than so few job seekers are willing to risk starting their own businesses.

This seems a bit counterintuitive. I would think the improving economy would be a good time for job seekers to take a chance. But Challenger CEO John Challenger offers this explanation:

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