The HR Manager’s Guide to Outplacement Services

So, what exactly is an outplacement service, and why should you engage a third party to provide these services for staff members exiting your employment? Read on to find out all you need to know about how outplacement services work and the benefits for yo...

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What Women Really Want … At Work

I recently saw an invitation for a corporate event that was designed to encourage and support gender equality in the workplace. It asked senior managers to bring a woman of potential along to meet other senior managers and other women of potential. Whi...

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Why You Are Not Being Promoted

Not being promoted? Many clients come to us feeling frustrated that their career is stalling. They had expected to be promoted by now. They had expected to reach a certain level within their organisation (or profession) by now. But it hasn't happened. ...

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When You Are … Sleeping With The Boss

I thought this blog title would grab your interest! Now for the full disclosure. I have never slept with my boss. But as a HR practitioner with over 20 years experience I do have some tips on how to manage your career during this time of your life! ...

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Executive Coach ponders ‘enough’

A number of years ago I was an executive coach to a client who felt dissatisfied with her life and her career. To the outside world she seemed to have it all: a happy marriage, healthy, happy kids and an employer who offered interesting and flexible work ...

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The Business Case for Offering Outplacement Services

As a HR Manager or Change Practitioner, how do you present a business case to Senior Management for Outplacement Services?  It's a key issue affecting the industry - management can't see the benefits of transitioning exiting employees to new careers.  A...

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