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.
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.
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.
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: