Outplacement Services

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    Outplacement services are services an employer offers to employees who are made redundant from their job in the employer’s organisation. Whether the employee is taking / accepting a voluntary severance package or it is a situation of compulsory redundancy, the employer can help their ‘now’ previous employee make  a great start in their search for a new employment income. The employer can choose an external organisation to provide the outplacement service to the employee(s) over a number of hours; a number of days or a number of weeks depending on their available budget.

    Outplacement services can include the following help and supports for the employee:

    • Designing Your Destiny & Identification of Your Ideal, Realistic Job / Career
    • Identification of Further Education, Training, Learning & Development Needs
    • Presentation on Paper (Cover Letters, Executive Summary’s, Curriculum Vitaes, Target Letters)
    • Job Hunting Skills (Six ways in how to secure interviews)
    • Interview Skills & Techniques (Competency-based)
    • Return to Work Programmes
    • Own Business Development, Planning & Management
    • Personal Development in a Business Framework (Coaching)

    Outplacement Services

    Advantages for the employee upon receiving these services include:

    • They can secure a new form of income much faster
    • They don’t feel isolated after becoming unemployed
    • They know that what they are doing in securing a new form of income is being carried out correctly and professionally
    • Confidence and self-belief is maintained or at least enhanced
    • They have an opportunity to change and realise their ideal job / career  

    Advantages for the employer / organisation include:

    • They are seen as a great place to work in
    • The employee receiving the outplacement service is grateful to them
    • Remaining employees appreciate that the employer is helping their fellow employee
    • The employer feels a sense of satisfaction having helped the employee
    • They are creating employment / business for their outplacement service partner

    Outplacement services are a good thing to offer and a good to thing to receive…

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