Facing redundancy can be a very unsettling time, for some it can be a time of release and career opportunity for others they can often feel confused, isolated and alone, especially when colleagues have been with the organisation a long time or the redundancy decision has come as a shock. This is especially true in times of economic downturn, it is it is important that this delicate situation is managed well and support is offered to those being made redundant whether they are seeking a career move, setting up a business or transitioning into retirement.
Outplacement services continue to offer this much needed support at a critical time for those being made redundant. We offer a bespoke and personal solution that will help your employee transition smoothly into their next move. Our approach and expertise ensures that the process is sensitive to employee needs while keeping the employer brand and values intact. Minimising the impact on your business and ensuring continued employee engagement.
Whether you need outplacement support for an individual or a larger scale project in the UK or abroad, we can help you. We offer a tailored range of career transition services for individuals and groups, as well as offering strategic support including project planning, consultation committee support, breaking the news and line manager coaching. Our primary focus is about delivering great outcomes for all.
A confidential, tailored programme with one to one support that places the client as the focal point. Including a career review, CV development, interview preparation and moreFind Out More
Providing a bespoke coaching-led program, designed entirely around the needs of the individual. Developed for Senior Executives and Directors to help them easily transition on to their next challenge.Find Out More
When a multi-site organisation is going through a transition involving numerous leavers, the in-house resources available are often not enough to go around. We have the experience, knowledge and capability to make a difference.Find Out More
When an organisation is realigning its resources to its strategic strategy it is important to get things right. We help with managing teams through change, difficult conversation and make sure things go to plan and that key goals are metFind Out More
“During a major outplacement activity CDS provided a great personal service and gave me confidence that they understood the business and partnered with us right from the beginning. Their attention to detail and focus on quality was impressive and was regularly demonstrated. As a result 300+ employees gained new roles both inside and outside of our sector.”Senior HR Manager – Construction Industry
“My Consultant is excellent in encouraging clients to reflect and build on their experiences and transferable skills when thinking about career development and moving on. He’s sensitive, personable and demonstrates a high level of integrity”.HR Client Manager – Local Authority
“I found the process of finding a new position extremely challenging, having never previously experienced being “between positions”. My Consultants advice was invaluable, I found him extremely supportive, communicative and knowledgeable at every stage of my search”Operations Director – UK Energy Provider
“My Consultant has been a great coach, career advisor and mentor. He is thoughtful, knowledgeable, patient and perceptive. A great ambassador for his company. His advice has been invaluable to me in my career development and I have come to regard him as a friend”Head Of Field Health & Safety – UK Communications Company