CMS Program Insights and Information

The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.13 - Helping Ciera to Effectively Prepare for Competition - Setting the Interview Stage. #basicoutplacement #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #careertransitionworkshop #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #interviewpreparationworkshop #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker May 29, 2024

Over the last few weeks, we have introduced you to the ways in which we help the former employees who you enrol in the CMS outplacement program, market their skills and career histories - whether that be through online job postings, LinkedIn, networking, the hidden job market, via recruiters,...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.12 - Josef’s Lesson in how Relationships he Built in the Past, can be Helpful to his Future. #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker May 15, 2024

Helping the job seekers at CMS to explore a wide variety of résumé marketing channels is the role of our outplacement program coaches.  Helping them to increase their potential pool of job opportunities and to zero in on the right ones, is key to their long-term success. ...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series v.11 - Broadening Jason's Résumé Marketing Efforts .. and, therefore his opportunities! #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #theempoweredjobseeker May 01, 2024

As our program coaches delve deeper into the résumé marketing component of our outplacement program, they inevitably come to point where they encourage their job seekers to access the 'Hidden Job Market'.  This is especially important during times of higher unemployment rates...

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For our HR Colleagues - Implementing Organizational Changes can have Profound Effects on HR Teams #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #employmenttermination #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #terminationmeetingsupport Apr 10, 2024

The role of human resources is integral to making necessary organizational changes as efficient and as effective as possible. However, the effects of implementing difficult company decisions, especially when it comes to laying off staff can be profound on HR team members.

As an HR professional,...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.4 - Gabriel's Lesson in Effective Résumé Writing #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Feb 13, 2024

When Gabriel came to us for job search assistance, he was already a few weeks into his search.  He was looking for a Customer Service position having spent the last 5 years in a call centre environment for a large courier company as well as having several part-time retail sales roles...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.3 - Yasmine's Journey to Her Ultimate Career Goal; The Importance of Personal Goal Setting. #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Feb 06, 2024

When Yasmine was enrolled in our outplacement program, she was working as a customer support specialist for an office equipment supply group. She had worked for her previous employer for approximately two years. It was her first job in Canada following her immigration. Losing her job...

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The Empowered Job Seeker, v.2 - Mikala's Moment of Clarity #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Jan 30, 2024

The value of formal career assessment.

Several years ago, we worked with a well experienced lady who had been let go by her employer after over 25 years of service.  Mikala was a Mechanical Engineer by education and had worked for a large, multi-national manufacturing company located...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.1 - Helping George to understand his emotions following job loss #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #employmenttermination #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #jobloss #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #terminationmeetingsupport #theempoweredjobseeker Jan 24, 2024

When we first spoke with George as he joined our outplacement program, he was quiet and fairly despondent having just been told of his termination the day before.  He had worked as a customer service manager for a retail group for the past 15 years.  I learned from the HR...

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Hello and Happy New Year! #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #careertransitionworkshop #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices Jan 10, 2024

To our HR friends and colleagues,

Happy New Year!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you, your colleagues and your family all the best for the coming year and to thank you for offering our career transition programs for your staff in the past.  I personally cherish the...

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An Alternative to Individual Outplacement #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #careertransitionworkshop #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #interviewpreparationworkshop #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #resumewritingworkshop Dec 06, 2023

HR Leaders,

Organizational changes are a symptom of market adaptability and future growth. They are changes of course, that can be difficult and can affect your team members profoundly.  Organizational changes can also be costly, which sometimes means the provision of individual...

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Introducing our '2024 HR Manager's Guide to Outplacement' plus, the New and Improved CMS Website! #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices Nov 22, 2023

For our HR colleagues, 

As the year-end approaches and your team begins to plan for potential organizational changes in 2024, I thought you may be interested in previewing our 2024 HR Manager's Guide in advance of the new year.

We have continued to listen to the suggestions and requests...

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' Outplacement Outtakes ' v.28 - Providing Peace of Mind to Mohammad through Financial Counselling Support #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms Nov 15, 2023

As we have discussed over the last couple of weeks, there are 3 main pillars that can describe the CMS full-service outplacement program.  

In addition to, #1. Personal Coaching to help develop one’s resiliency during a major life change, and, #2. Strategic, modern job search tools to...

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