The job and employment landscape has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Once there was a job for life. Nowadays employees can expect anywhere from five to thirteen job changes throughout their career. Some of this change is self driven but other times employees are forced into this situation through redundancy. Redundancy is a popular topic in Ireland in this current climate with most industry sectors affected.
Redundancy can be a difficult time for all parties – employees and employers alike. Outplacement services supports organisation and employees through this difficult time. Outplacement Services for the most part is direct support to the affected in the form of CV, Career and Interview supports. It can also encompass support for the employer breaking news and managing communication and
support for the survivors remaining in employment.
Outplacement Services – What are the benefits?
Outplacement services have benefits for employers and
- Outplacement Services project a positive image of
the company externally to customers and investors.
- Outplacement services project a positive message
internally to the staff remaining “survivors”. This can help Improve
morale, staff retention and increase productivity.
- Outplacement services send out a clear message
that a company cares. This can have an immediate impact as outlined but
also future impact when attracting future employees.
- Outplacement Services ensure that affected staff
are supported through their career transition to new employment, education
- Outplacement Services can help reduce
individual’s emotions like resentment and anger.
Outplacement Services – What is offered?
Executive Outplacement – these are programmes tailored for executives or
senior managers. They are bespoke programmes facilitated through 1-1 coaching and
cover topics including: moving on after redundancy, career assessment and
direction, CV support, job hunting strategies and interview preparation.
Individual Outplacement –These programmes offer 1-1 coaching and flexibility
to meet individual needs. These programmes vary in length and content with modules
– career coaching and assessment, CV preparation, job search, interview advice
and ongoing support.
Group Outplacement – This is outplacement support in a group workshop