“You’re fired! No other words can so easily and succinctly reduce a confident, self-assured executive to an insecure, grovelling shred of his former self.” ~Frank P. Louchheim, US business executive (Source: “The Art of Getting Fired”, Wall Street Journal, July 16, 1984)
PERSONALIZED ONE-ON-ONE CAREER TRANSITION SUPPORT
From time of termination to signing a new employment contract, we provide dignified career management support and executive leadership coaching to reduce the time spent in transition. Our individualized programs draw upon the client’s whole life perspective, supporting each client with exemplary one-on-one interaction through all stages of their job search.
The foundation of our “white glove” executive career transition service is based on using real people at every step of the process; our services are not textbook or online driven. We’re accessible 24/7 to answer questions and maintain momentum during the peaks and valleys of the job search process.
A Downsize With Dignity individual outplacement contract is the most inclusive career transition package currently available from any executive outplacement and executive career management firm in Canada.
Our individual outplacement package includes:
Working with the client to create an enticing personal brand…using a unique approach to extract the client’s personal career vision and mission through the completion of an intense homework assignment combined with a phone interview with your Career Transition Coach.
Partnered with a leading authority in executive search and career management specifically available for clients seeking leadership appointments in the mining, engineering, energy, and heavy construction sectors.
Professionally written resume…created by a Certified Professional Resume Writer knowledgeable in current hiring trends. Your resume will be customized to incorporate keywords pertinent to your sector and level of authority. It will be written using a format designed specifically to pass online resume screening by Applicant Tracking Systems now employed by the majority of companies. We are experts in selecting the most appropriate format, based on current resume styles, to make the executive client stand out in a highly competitive job market.
Uniquely targeted cover letters…to boost your job search success. In addition to the standard advert cover letter, we will provide you with multiple cover letters for specific purposes including direct mail, recruiter and networking. We even have a special type of cover letter which we’ll share with the client and deploy when appropriate.
Creation of both a written and video biography…to complement your resume portfolio, strengthening your professional credibility and online brand to make an impactful first impression and solicit a call to action from future employers.
Refining your career goals and composing a highly successful job search plan…working hands-on with your Career Coach as you learn the intricacies of where to look and how to look for your next job. Together you’ll create a customized plan of action to define and meet realistic career goals, establishing a daily job search plan emphasizing social media and in-person networking to connect with key influencers and expedite your time to employment.
Coaching in social media recruitment to optimize your personal brand and initiate a focused job search…led by a trained social media expert. We are the only Canadian outplacement firm with a Certified Social Media Strategist able to teach each client the strategy behind uncovering jobs using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. You’ll receive expert advice as you build a strong LinkedIn profile and acquire the skills to further boost your personal brand across all passive and active social media sites.
Opportunities for personal and professional development…working with certified experts selected for their wealth of knowledge in personality assessment, personal branding, salary negotiation, and interview coaching.
Launch of a Your Personal Brand Name website complete with YOUR unique domain name clearly articulating your areas of expertise and marketing those strengths to career influencers across the world.
At Downsize With Dignity, we limit the quantity of executive outplacement clients we accept at any time to ensure each individual receives superior, hands-on “white glove” career transition service.
Contact us today to inquire how our team of executive coaches and career management professionals can be of assistance to you in achieving successful employment.