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career transition outplacement services

Career transition & outplacement


Career transition services help job-seekers navigate the challenges of securing a new job and making their next career move with confidence.

Our personalised and specialised career transition services are designed to support employees after job loss, following the end of contracts, redundancy, restructuring, or termination. 

We provide the tools, resources, coaching, connections, and support to facilitate a successful return to work for exiting employees. 

OUR CAREER SERVICES HELP:

  • Participants develop a career transition plan, make informed decisions, and be competitive in the job market
  • Lower the stress and trauma felt by employees during unemployment
  • Improve levels of wellbeing and emotional stability after a job loss 
  • Continue loyalty and positive relationships with employees leaving, keeping in mind some employers may want to hire team members back in the future  
  • Preserve the company’s positive reputation in the community 
  • Maintain trust and morale with employees still employed 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER & OUTPLACEMENT SERVICES

We help participants define and plan career goals, prepare and refine their resume and social media profiles, and activate an effective job search. Programs are designed and delivered by career coaches and talent specialists to provide advice and support aligned to each participant’s function and sector. 

CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMS 

Typically, our career transition programs include the following elements:

  • Individual assessments, goals setting and practical jobseeker action plans
  • Industry-specific, professional resumes compliant for Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) 
  • Navigating job boards and job applications, professional cover letters
  • LinkedIn profile updates, LinkedIn optimisation, and social media strategies 
  • Interview preparation and coaching
  • Psychometric testing and evidence-based skills assessments
  • Salary advice and negotiation tips
  • Upskilling and professional development planning 
  • Networking skills and outreach strategies  
  • How to approach, select and work with recruiters   
  • Personal brand, value statements, and positioning
  • Targeted sessions with specialised industry talent consultants for sector-specific advice




EXECUTIVE PROGRAMS

As specialists in leadership and executive roles, we provide programs designed for senior leaders, including:

  • Executive-level resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profile
  • Support in navigating mid-long-term career path options, goals and projects
  • Identifying skills gaps, professional development, and career growth opportunities
  • Developing a personal leadership statement reflecting personal purpose and vision
  • Preparing for job interview panels and crafting board-level presentations
  • Strategies around approaching and working with senior and executive recruiters
  • Personal brand review and formulating a personal marketing plan
  • Psychometric testing for leaders and in-depth strengths and skills assessments
  • Networking at executive level strategies and navigating the unadvertised job market

THE SIX DEGREES DIFFERENCE - HOW WE WORK

  • Pre-planning: We consult around unique business needs and requirements if redundancies are anticipated and workshop potential solutions to workforce planning and staffing needs. 
  • Managing the change: Working with line managers, we establish an action plan and provide advice on how to communicate messages in a caring and compassionate way, in line with legal responsibilities.  
  • Program delivery: We support individuals through the redundancy process and deliver strategic career support through one-on-one coaching sessions and access to tools and resources on the Six Degrees Careers Hub. 

PROVIDING A HIGH-VALUE OUTPLACEMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Tailored programs: We believe that meeting the needs of an individual or company is important and can structure our offering accordingly. 
  • Personal approach: Each participant is allocated with their own career coach and is given the attention and opportunity to achieve their goals and next steps. 
  • Specialist knowledge: We provide trained and experienced career coaches as well as talent consultants who have the skills, empathy, and commitment to help people achieve their career goals. 
  • Practical and research-based career tools: Our career services and outplacement team utilise globally recognised psychometric tools and evidence-based assessment techniques to meet the needs of employees and leaders at all levels and disciplines within an organisation.  
  • Industry knowledge and networks: Based on our recruitment industry specialisations, we can set up participants with a resume and profile on the Six Degrees recruitment database with a specialist recruiter who may be able to help with a future role or networking introductions. ​

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CAREER TRANSITION PROGRAMS

We have career transition programs aimed at all employee levels, needs, and budgets:

CAREER ASSIST 

A kick starter program with a focus on job hunting essentials including writing a professional resume, creating a compelling LinkedIn profile, and formulating a job search action plan. Participants can hit the ground running once they get this initial support and expertise.

CAREER FOUNDATIONS

A higher-touch program which works closely with a career coach, helping individuals with longer-term aspirations and their career plan. We work on all the job search essentials  as well as interview preparation and developing personal value propositions. This program also includes psychometric assessments that help identify strengths and factors important to the next career move.

CAREER EDGE

Our program typically matched to senior leaders and executives. We deep dive into a long-range career vision, personal goals, individual values, and leadership style to deliver a highly customised program. We evaluate career accomplishments, unique professional differentiators, and each leader's sense of purpose to establish a professional platform and branding strategy aligned to career goals. It is a holistic full-service program that merges life and work aspirations. 


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