Outplacement Services


All sectors are being hit hard by the coronavirus. Countless organisations have restructured, rapidly adjusted to change, or pivoted in response to the pandemic. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has provided a temporary lifeline through furlough, but in an economic downturn redundancies are inevitable. Having an effective and supportive outplacement service will help employees transition and allow businesses to survive.

We’re different…

City CV’s outplacement services don’t just offer your employees outplacement support, we do all the hard work for them. We are qualified industry experts. We offer practical, proactive career transition support to all of your staff, from board level to back office and front of house.

Our outplacement programme will empower your employees to take control of their career and swiftly transition to pastures new. Our industry experts relieve the pressure for you and your people and enable every employee leaving your business to feel secure as they hit today’s unprecedented job market, confident they have the best possible tools to secure a new post.

City CV’s  Outplacement services

Benefits to your employees

  • Build confidence in their ability to transition and be aware of their transferable skills
  • Understand the marketplace and target opportunities that match their expertise
  • Be partnered with an expert writer who will showcase their skills and strengths
  • Feel supported and guided throughout the transition process

Benefits to you

  • Build loyalty and encourage your departing talent to return to you in the future
  • Protect mental health, relieve anxiety and enhance emotional wellbeing for all staff
  • Reassure remaining employees of their value and safeguard company productivity
  • Maintain and strengthen your employer brand and reputation

Our outplacement services are tailored to you and your people.

We know how complex the outplacement process can be and our bespoke packages offer an end-to-end solution to assist with every aspect of your employees’ job search. We supply top professional CV and LinkedIn profile writing as well as confidence-boosting interview and career coaching, all supported by our industry leading Career Refinery Portal & App.


Writing Expertise

It takes years to perfect the art of writing an interview-generating CV and stand-out LinkedIn profile. Let our experts do the hard work for your valued employees. We will provide them with personal marketing documents that are impactful, keyword-optimised and highly effective. A great foundation on which to build their job search.

Our professional writers are a handpicked team of senior experts with backgrounds that cover a range of sectors, including business, law, top-tier professional services, banking and finance, technology, project management, hospitality, travel, marketing and HR. They have helped thousands of employees make a seamless career transition.

Coaching Expertise

At times of redundancy and career transition, the personal touch is vital to exiting employees – and this includes coaches who bring clarity and composure to an uncertain environment and external context.

Executive Coaching Expertise

Our executive career coaches have direct experience of major organisations at board and senior executive level, and have coached leaders in both private and public sectors.

Career Refinery Portal & App

An essential tool for all exiting employees with resources available 24/7

  • Thousands of live jobs in one place in an easy to navigate environment, matching your employees to jobs based on skills/locality and providing personalised job alerts
  • Tools to build a personal brand to increase success in the job application process, including: CV Builder, Automated CV Review (CV360), Interview Simulator, Elevator Pitch Builder, Career Assessments and Aptitude Tests
  • Industry & career change support to help employees understand where the skills are valued and how to move forward
  • e-learning including: Coaching Videos, Employer Video Advice, Animations and Articles to develop essential skills
  • Reporting to measure the online and offline interactions qualifying the impact of e-learning

Three complete support programmes

Group workshops and webinars

Working with groups of people is cost-efficient and effective. An interactive, hands-on environment is the perfect platform for acquiring new skills, putting them into practice and learning how to integrate them going forward. We can successfully hold group workshops at your place of work, helping employees with CV writing, LinkedIn profile creation and solid interview techniques and skills.

In the current Covid-19 environment, we are running these sessions via our online platforms using breakout rooms for focused work in smaller groups.

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