CMS Program Insights and Information

The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.17 - How Jen came to Understand the Value of Formal Interview Preparation #careertransition #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #careertransitionworkshop #employeecoaching #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #interviewpreparationworkshop #jobloss #jobsearch #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Jul 10, 2024

When most people go into a job interview their biggest problem is to remember and articulate everything that they have done and accomplished in the past.  Unless a candidate has prepared for this, the pressure of an interview can often make their answers awkward and disjointed.  The...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.16 - How Listening Skills were Consequential to Raj’s Interview Experience #careertransition #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionprograms #careertransitionservices #employeecoaching #employmenttermination #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #jobsearch #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker interviewpreparation Jun 26, 2024

As we are all aware, job interviews generally revolve around a series of questions and answers to a specific set of questions.  Preparing our outplacement program candidates for a variety of questions is just one way we help them to prepare for the interview process.  Helping them to be...

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The Empowered Job Seeker Series, v.14 - Rhonda’s Enhanced Understanding of How Human Emotion Plays a Role in Interviews #careertransition #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #jobsearch #outplacement #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Jun 05, 2024

Last week we introduced you to how we begin to coach and prepare our job search candidates for the all-important interview process, through the course of our full-service outplacement program.

We don’t need to be seasoned psychologists to be successful in the interview process but having a...

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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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The Empowered Job Seeker Series v.10 - Helping Mike to Navigate the World of Recruiters #careertransitionprogram #careertransitionservices #fullserviceoutplacement #hr #hrcanada #hrmanagers #hrsupport #humanresources #outplacement #outplacementcanada #outplacementprograms #outplacementservices #theempoweredjobseeker Apr 24, 2024

The outplacement programs implemented at CMS include a series of comprehensive steps.   Once we’ve completed the all-important step of writing an effective résumé and ensuring a professional LinkedIn profile is established with our job seekers, the real work begins....

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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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