Laying off employees is a tough economic decision that organizations are often required to make in the competitive market place today. It is an emotional experience for both the employees and the employers. The way this delicate situation is handled can have a significant impact on a company’s reputation, standing in the market, and future performance.
As a caring organization, you no doubt want to help your outgoing employees in every possible way to ease the transition. How do you do this in the most compassionate, sympathetic, and prudent manner? Connectpro offers thoughtful outplacement services for organizations who want to support employees who have been affected by changes in the business strategy and structure.
WHY DO YOU NEED OUTPLACEMENT SERVICES?
Redundancy is a highly volatile experience that affects the entire organization. The deployment of a carefully structured outplacement programmer by experienced professionals will give your organization the ability to safeguard your reputation as an employer of choice, and to reduce potential liabilities.
Connect Pro Search Consulting will function as your outplacement agency which offers employees a smooth transition from your company, while at the same time giving you the confidence that you’re communicating a clear message about how you treat employees with the respect and dignity that they deserve even at difficult times. We will work together with you to implement all your transition initiatives according to your organizational values, while minimizing the risks associated with this significant change.
An outplacement consultant offers departing employees with a professional support that they need and deserve in finding new suitable positions. When one door closes, another one opens. Your employees have served you well through the years, and they need as much help as they need to take in the possibly sudden and unforeseen redundancy, and successfully transition to a new job.
PROFESSIONAL, COMPASSIONATE, AND CUSTOMISED
Connect Pro Search approach to outplacement services addresses the needs of both organizations as well as employees. Our services are customized to the particular needs of individuals, and offer the following benefits:
- We equip each outgoing employee with the skills and confidence to manage this difficult change in the most effective manner.
- We help employees understand their transferable skills and proficiencies, interests, and motivating factors.
- We will coach individuals on how to make the most of networking, choosing the right jobs, interviewing, and negotiating.
- At every step of the way, we support employees to successfully obtain new positions that are matched to their skills, interests, and needs.
Our services are tailored to offer crucial support at the time of vulnerability, and to help employees come up with a well thought out plan for the next step in their career. By holding the networking and interviewing skills, we maximize the chances of success of each outgoing employee. If the employee is unable to find a suitable job of his or her satisfaction, we also help them be deputed on short or long-term projects till they find a permanent job.
Not only those, our outplacement services will help strengthen your organization’s image as a caring, responsible, and compassionate employer. We help protect your brand against negative publicity and poor perception by the remaining employees.
In today’s economy, layoffs are unavoidable. But they still remain as complicated and emotional as they always were. As an employer, it is important to carefully plan out a strategy and execute it flawlessly to avoid erosion of the business as well as maintain your positive reputation in the community.
We can help you create a customized outplacement strategy that is right for your organization. Get in touch with us if you would like to schedule a conversation with our team.