Congratulations! You have decided that you would like to fast-track finding your next ‘it’ job by teaming up with a career coach. You are half way there. Now it’s all about finding a good one, but where is this mysterious creature hiding? How do you find a good career coach? Maybe it’s like the Loch Ness Monster… everyone has heard [...]
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Outplacement is support provided by an outplacement service company, supporting individuals who have been made redundant from their business, whether it is voluntarily or involuntarily. Outplacement support helps employees transition to new jobs with the support of experienced career coaches. Today’s business environment is ridden with often sudden changes: mergers, acquisitions, relocations, consolidations, downsizing, and constantly-changing market pressures. Unfortunately, at some point every [...]
Outplacement used to be a service offered by employers to smooth the exit of key employees from the business. But now many organisations are using it in a more strategic way to ensure they develop the right talent and that employees emerge stronger from major changes. Outplacement Services are simply career coaching services funded by the employer to assist ex-employees in [...]
Most employers in today's times in South Africa understand how traumatizing it is for downsized employees to lose their jobs. Out of a sense of responsibility, they offer career transition assistance to the outgoing members. Sometimes employees themselves leave their previous jobs in search of better career opportunities. In both these cases, outplacement services in South Africa can be of [...]
Scott McKenzie sang: "If you're going to San Francisco Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair If you're going to San Francisco You're gonna meet some gentle people there For those who come to San Francisco Summertime will be a love-in there In the streets of San Francisco Gentle people with flowers in their hair." If you're [...]
Redundancy: Employers should show a human touch When you’re going through a redundancy exercise before and through outplacement or executive career coaching support, you could concentrate so much on procedures that you might forget that you’re dealing with individuals. Employees will have different questions and concerns, and there are some things that you may be able to do to make things [...]
Wouldn't it be fantastic if you knew exactly what executive interview questions a hiring manager would be asking you in your next job interview? While we unfortunately can't read minds, we'll give you the next best thing: a list of the most commonly asked interview questions asked to executives! It's a good idea to spend some time thinking about the [...]
What to do after redundancy "We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations" - Charles R. Swindoll What to do after being made redundant? It's never easy. It's a massive blow to your confidence, self-esteem, finances and faith in the future. The world has crumbled down right in front of your eyes [...]
Today’s business environment is riddled with changes: mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, relocation, retirement, and ever-changing market pressures. Most work force changes are largely a result of these changes and this is why corporate outplacement is needed to be involved. Redundancy situations can be stressful, traumatic and often unpleasant for both employer and employee. Outplacement services allow these changes to be made [...]
In today's volatile business world there are mаnу соmраniеѕ thаt face uncertainty аbоut thе futurе. Aѕ ѕоmе оf them come tо thе diffiсult decision tо lау off еmрlоуееѕ if thеу want tо ѕtау ahead оf соmреtitiоn, thеу are turning tо саrееr transition аnd оutрlасеmеnt services tо help deal with thе сhаngеѕ. Chооѕing tо еmрlоу thе services of аn оutрlасеmеnt соmраnу can [...]
How do HR Directors and Consultants facilitate a smooth exit for staff affected by redundancy, in terms of outplacement career coaching? Outplacement; Defined as the provision of assistance to redundant employees in finding new employment, either as a benefit provided by the employer directly, or through a specialist service. To the subject of outplacement, I’d like to hopefully offer something [...]