“In a progressive country, change is constant; change is inevitable.” Benjamin Disraeli

The relevance of this quote from almost 150 years ago still rings true today, and particularly in business. Whether change is planned, structured and a proactive response to market conditions, or a necessary reaction to factors outside of your control, the impact of these changes will affect management and employees in a multitude of different ways. And similarly, how people will deal with change will differ dramatically.

In the scenario where your business has the necessary objective of the reduction in staff numbers, the provision of a professional, personal and pragmatic Outplacement Service to key individuals is a vital consideration at such a sensitive time. How these difficult circumstances are dealt with can have an enormous impact on company’s reputation and ongoing/future performance.

We have developed an empathetic and bespoke outplacement service that is centred around the individual’s needs, and designed to give them on-going support and practical advice to help them in the modern job market.

The benefits to the Company:

  • Independent and expert support for employees, treating them with respect during change
  • Reduction in potential stress on HR staff or line managers
  • Enables management team to focus on existing business operations
  • Protects your employer brand in the external market and counters any potential negativity
  • Strengthens your employer brand internally at a time of possible vulnerability
  • Creates a degree of “professional distance” at what could be a difficult time

The benefits to the Employee:

  • Objective, experienced, professional support in managing career change
  • Creates clarity in individual’s offering to the current market place
  • Better understanding of the current job market, including the “hidden job market”
  • More effective CV and interview performance through increased confidence and self-awareness

We deliver these benefits through a progressive and personal programme of face-to-face meetings, Q&A’s and structured phone calls, including – critically – follow up sessions a number of weeks into the process. We draw on a wealth of experience in recruitment and career management, delivered in a pragmatic and real-world environment, rather than a faceless, standardised, mass-market approach.

To learn more about how our outplacement service and how we can support your business through a time of change, please contact our Managing Director, Mark Gardiner on 01937 845799 or mark@charleswarwick.com