CMS Program Insights and Information

The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.9 - Helping Ghislaine to Understand the Importance of Developing an Effective LinkedIn Profile #careertransitionservices #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Apr 16, 2024

As an HR professional, you understand how drastically recruiting has changed over the last few years, and that technology has played the greatest role in how employers find new candidates – and how candidates search for new work.

It is our job at CMS to ensure that our job seekers are well...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series v.8 - Career Transition Help according to Rajesh's Learning Style #basicoutplacement #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Apr 02, 2024

Everybody has their own unique style when it comes to learning new things and working in general. Some learn best by doing, talking and collaborating, while others learn most easily by reading and listening.

The same is true when one is learning how to find a new job.  For example, some of...

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The Empowered Job Seeker, v.7 - Supporting Jocelyn with More than Just Her Career Transition #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Mar 19, 2024

The moment an employee is told their services are no longer required; their mind immediately turns to the problem of replacing their income. For most people, having to navigate today’s fast moving job market by themselves is a lonely and frustrating prospect.

When Jocelyn was enrolled in...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.6 - Cover Letter Examples to Help Sophie Make a Positive First Impression on Every Application! #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Mar 12, 2024

As we can all generally attest to, writing about ourselves for ourselves, can be a bit of challenge. The same was true as we worked through the CMS outplacement program with Sophie.

Sophie worked in IT as an end user support team leader with her previous company. She was well trained in her field...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.5 - Helping Stanley put Pen to Paper - The Value of the CMS Résumé Examples Database #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Feb 27, 2024

We first met Stanley during a group meeting, as his former employer delivered the news that they were closing their textile plant by the end of the year.  The news came as a shock for most at the plant who had been long tenured employees.

As we met with each employee individually following...

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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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