Corporate Outplacement Services

Why Choose Corporate Outplacement?

Today’s business environment is riddled with changes: mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, relocation, retirement, and ever-changing market pressures. Most workforce 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.

In the marketplace today, carrying out full-scale restructuring happens to be complex and can occur in businesses in virtually any kind of industry, and in the event of a restructure, it is necessary that an employer takes steps to put in place effective corporate outplacement services strategy. The rationale behind this is to lower how much damage the company’s reputation will experience both to employees and the business landscape and limit the impact suffered by the people being laid off from the executive roles. These are the exact reasons we work for such a high level of service.

Outplacement services allow these changes to be made in a professional and structured manner. If managed correctly, redundancy can be the start of new beginnings such as finding a job in a great company, making a career change or starting a new business.

Executive Connexions provides professional advice or corporate outplacement services to companies in assisting the executives and other employees that have been displaced. Redundancy can be stressful and can lead to anxiety and fear which spreads easily among transitioning executives, as well as retained employees. Our corporate outplacement services help businesses to remain focused on growth while providing redundancy support to employees being made redundant.

We provide diverse individual executive career coaching, as well as, group outplacement services customised to suit individual and organizational needs. Executive Connexions’ executive outplacement services can help to remove the insecurity felt by those who have lost their jobs while supporting and guiding them in the executive career transition so that they can be better equipped to take up new roles and succeed.

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Provide the right support

People are your most important asset, even when they are leaving your business. Giving them the opportunity to move on physically and mentally, with new networks and a positive sense of the company they are leaving, is a no-brainer. Think about the reputation of your company, a word of mouth can travel at the speed of light. Provide corporate outplacement support that works for your employees and helps them to move on in the best possible way.

Through support of our executive outplacement services, people often move on quicker and many are surprised about the life skills that they acquire during the transition process. For the remaining employees, they benefit from seeing their colleagues leave with dignity, appropriate support, and are more likely to speak positively about the organisation and maintain their morale.

Success of Corporate Outplacement

Employees get quality advice, assistance with creating cutting edge CV and cover letter, help with application materials, networking support, interview skills practice, which gives them advantage when they enter the market place again.

At Executive Connexions, we design a programme from the ground up, but have come to realise that there are certain elements that work and work well. Those elements will include; setting the scene and mind set, CV review and coaching, job interview preparation, and a combination of expert one-to-one support and group training methodologies. You can find more information about our tailored corporate outplacement services here.

If you want to find out more, contact us to set up an exploratory call.

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Advocate and communicate

Your wider HR and recruitment teams, employees’ line managers and executive team should know what corporate outplacement is and be advocates for it. If everyone takes responsibility for communicating the services available, you will optimise your success as an employer of choice, and your employees will truly feel the benefit of the support.

Let’s summarise

Advantages for a company:

  • Corporate outplacement strengthens the corporate image both external and internal
  • Contributes to the professional and personal development of the former employee
  • Raises motivation, confidence and productivity of the remaining employees
  • The company shows commitment to the welfare of exiting employees and their environment.

Advantages for independent people or executives:

  • Builds self-esteem
  • Promotes the acquisition of new skills
  • Support more easily assume new challenges
  • It provides training opportunity for personal and professional level
  • Help in finding and obtaining a new job

A Little More Insight

Individual corporate outplacement services

We have well-trained career coaches and provide individual corporate outplacement coaching that involves a review of the individual’s corporate career. We help to evaluate core skills, experience, interview skills and many other aspects.

We will explore all of the career options of each employee and analyse different ways of getting back on track. We help redundant executives to make decisions that are informed and build them an action plan which will help them at their next job and in the future.

With our individual placement support, Executive Connexions can help you effectively market your skills through aspects such as (but not limited to):

  • Target jobs location whether advertised or in the hidden jobs market
  • Creation of important tools such as modernised CVs and cover letters,
  • Preparation for interviews and training for presentations and networking
  • Enhancing your visibility through online presence
  • Equipping executives with salary negotiation skills and new job transitioning

What we have access to and can achieve

Executive Connexions provides vital information resources that can help transitioning executives by equipping them for the future through the provision of coaching videos for guidance, news and articles concerning different career lines, information about potential recruiters, as well as headhunters, Assistance with CV preparation and job application, practice sessions for interviews, resources for development of business skills in a working environment, social media networking, navigating the hidden jobs market and many more bespoke options.

Group corporate outplacement services

The corporate outplacement services that we provide for executive groups are highly practical and customised to assist participants that are going through emotional turbulence due to redundancy. Basically, the group outplacement support that we strategise feature services such as:

  • Transition management and assessment of skills and experiences
  • Help with locating the right jobs
  • Creation of important tools such as CVs, cover letters, etc.
  • Preparation for interviews and training for presentations and networking
  • Managing online presence
  • Provision of workshops on vital transition aspects

At Executive Connexions, we tailor every outplacement service we run for the employees and the corporate company. As a way of supporting standard outplacement support, participants are free to consult our career coaches to discuss areas in which they need practical help mostly. Some of these areas could be reviewing their CV or building their interview skills, but we work around you.

What we have access to and can achieve

Executive Connexions provides vital information resources that can help transitioning executives by equipping them for the future through the provision of coaching videos for guidance, news and articles concerning different career lines, information about potential recruiters, as well as headhunters, Assistance with CV preparation and job application, practice sessions for interviews, resources for development of business skills in a working environment, social media networking, navigating the hidden jobs market and many more bespoke options.