Gray & Christmas
CEO Departures Hit a 17-Year High in 2019
"Companies appear to be preparing for a contraction in the market," says Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Pace of CEO Departures Spikes in 2018
The last time so many U.S. chief executives left their posts, the country was sliding into a historic recession.
U.S. Job Cuts at Lowest Level Since December
The May total of job cuts was 27% lower than it was for the same month a year ago.
U.S. Layoffs Fall for Second Straight Month
But March headcount reductions were still nearly 32% higher than one year ago.
Retail, Energy Lead Surge in U.S. Job Cuts
Employers reported 75,114 planned layoffs in January, up 218% on December and 42% on the year-ago period.
U.S. Job Cuts Hit 14-Month Low in November
While layoffs for the year are on pace to be the highest since 2009, that is due to a "handful of industries" including oil.