If you’re unemployed, or feeling like you might be unemployed in 2009, you’ll probably want to take advantage of Challenger Gray and Christmas’s annual free jobs hotline.

CG&C is one of the nation’s top outplacement firms. They keep a watchful eye on what’s going on in the employment scene, and work with lots of companies to help those that have been outsources, downsized or outright fired get a new lease on their work lives.

Here’s the information straight from the company’s press release:


The 23rd Annual Job Search Advice Call-In

Who is it for? It is for your readers, viewers, listeners; anyone who is looking for a job, whether they are unemployed, wanting to switch jobs or re-entering the job market after a long absence.

When will it be held? December 29 and 30, 9am ÃÆâ€ââ€Â¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâ€šÃ‚¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ 5pm CST

How can job seekers reach a counselor? Call 312-332-5790

Who is offering it? Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., the nation’s original outplacement company, providing job search and employment transition counseling since the early 1960s. Those who lose their jobs are sent to Challenger by their former employers. The two-day Call-In is the only time that anyone can get help from the firm’s professional counselors.

Dec. 28, 2008.