In today’s uncertain times, organizations are faced with difficult talent decisions. Whether you’re downsizing or in the midst of a business transformation, the act of letting talent go is never easy. Often times, the decisions to offer employees outplacement services is overlooked or considered unaffordable — until now.
What sets Mercer apart from other providers is our ability to provide a full-service outplacement solution that utilizes experienced virtual coaching and support services coupled with award-winning technology. We pass along savings from efficiencies in technology without compromising quality of service. In fact, our solution is ½ to ⅓ the cost of traditional providers.
Mercer’s 100% virtual, on demand approach for outplacement services helps transitioning employees land a new job nearly 2X faster than the national average 1 . We are redefining outplacement design, delivery, and results to provide a service that meets the expectations of employers as well as the needs of all levels of employees. Outplacement is an important investment.
- It increases the likelihood of rehiring once laid-off employees.
- It protects your company’s brand and reputation following a reduction in force (RIF).
- It mitigates the risk of litigation.
- It has cost savings implications related to severance.
But the #1 reason is because “it is the right thing to do.”
Are you ready to modernize your approach to employee outplacement?
1 Based on the national average duration of unemployment in 2018 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics.