Planned Layoffs Surged 37 Percent Last Month; More Coming Due To SequesterAhead of a key government jobs report to be issued Friday, a Chicago firm said layoffs are picking up in the U.S.
Layoffs Down From Year Ago, Hiring Remains Weak: ReportA new survey finds that planned job cuts by employers picked up a bit last month but still were way below a year ago.
Survey: 50 Million Workers Affected By Workplace BullyingA local workplace analyst warned Tuesday that workplace bullying is affecting more than 50 million people across the country, and costing businesses the service of valued employees.
Advice Seekers Flooded Phones For Job Coaching Hotline
Renowned Outplacement Firm Opening Job Search HotlineStarting Tuesday morning, Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas opens its phone lines to offer free advice to those looking for jobs.
Total Jobs Cuts For 2011 Equal Last Year--With Month To GoEmployers this month announced virtually the same number of job cuts as in October, according to the Challenger, Gray and Christmas monthly survey.
Report: Job Cuts Were Way Down In OctoberThere is a glimmer of hope on the jobs front this Wednesday, as planned job cuts by businesses plummeted last month.
Stores Starting To Hire Seasonal Workers For HolidaysFourteen million Americans are still looking for jobs – more than 423,000 in the Chicago area alone. But there's hope on the horizon. Retailers are beginning to hang out the "for hire" signs for seasonal jobs for the holiday season.