Outplacement Services Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of outplacement services, which are designed to help laid-off employees find new work following a downsizing event or other business change. Suppliers offer career counselors and job search experts to assist displaced employees with a variety of services, including interview preparation, resume and cover letter writing, business seminars and resume distribution. The former employer pays for outplacement services as a way to minimize their financial liabilities, avoid potential lawsuits, protect their market reputation and help retain unaffected employees. This report does not cover compensation and benefits planning services or risk management consulting services.