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HR Glossary

HR terms frequently used by HR professionals.


What is outplacement?

Outplacement is a service offered by an employer to help employees who have been a part of a termination or layoff, to find job opportunities elsewhere.

What does the outplacement process focus on?

The outplacement process focuses on improving the skills needed for re-employment, such as writing resumes and covers letters, navigating job boards, interviewing, networking, and negotiating salaries.

How do employers’ benefit from outplacement?

Outplacement benefits the transitioning employee, who is more likely to reflect positively on the employer brand and avoid negative sentiments that could tarnish it.

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