Firm offering free job-search advice

December 29, 2009 8:59:41 AM PST
Some free job advice is being offered for people currently without a job or just wishing to find a different one.Monday and Tuesday, the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas is offering free job search advice for anyone who calls into their help line.

It's the 24th consecutive year the company has offered free advice from its professional counselors on a call-in basis.

The number to call for free job search help is 312-422-5010. The line is staffed from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Because of demand, phone lines are jammed, and the system is overloaded. A representative from Challenger, Gray and Christmas says callers should keep trying until they get through.