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Understanding the importance of outplacement

by zyla courtney i am a bloger

Termination is never easy. It tends to be a testing time for both the management as well as the employees. To make sure that the situation does not become worse, companies these days offer outplacement coaching to their terminated employees so as to make sure that they do not have to face a tough time when it comes to making the job transition. However, to make the best of what outplacement has to offer, you need to pay heed to certain factors

What to look for

If you are confused regarding the suitable outplacement service which would be able to benefit your employees optimally, you need to be cautious and look out for certain features. For one thing, a good service provider will endeavor to make sure that he collects all the information that would enable him to understand the requirements of your employees. Thus, he would likely make a visit to your company and also conduct workshops while at the same time providing individual consultations. Other features that he should be offering include the likes of administrative support, research material, coaching assistance in making resumes and cover letters and planning among other things

Ensuring that the employees get the assistance they need

The whole point of offering outplacement service is to make sure that your employees are provided with optimal guidance so that they do not have to face a tough time in landing a job. Thus, you need to make sure that the people you refer them are capable of handling the job. Furthermore, you will also need to do some counseling of your employees. Let them know that the service provider is out there to help him and thus he needs to provide him with full support. Trust needs to be built between the service provider and the employee and since in the initial days, you are the common link, you will need to function as the bridge. Encourage them to be active in the whole process. The outplacement service provider is meant to provide aid. The rest of the work needs to be done by the employee himself. They would need to take the first step and the service provider would be there to hold him in case he falls

Proper planning is mandatory

If you want to make sure that terminations do not lead to bitter feelings and bad publicity, you will need to be systematic in your approach and outplacement service is something that can smooth things over for you


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Created on Sep 7th 2017 06:51. Viewed 186 times.

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