4 KPIs to gauge outplacement success

Last impressions provide opportunity to improve, manage employer brand
By Laurie Compartino
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/28/2018
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Ninety-three per cent of Canadian HR managers agree that outplacement support is valuable, yet only about half of employers offer it, according to a 2018 RiseSmart survey of 1,000 workers and 253 HR professionals. NaNae/Shutterstock

As the labour market in Canada continues to tighten, much attention is being paid to first impressions, such as candidate experience and employee onboarding.

But employers should also be looking at what happens when an employee must exit the organization. And outplacement programs are a tool that can help manage these “last impressions.”

Ninety-three per cent of Canadian HR managers agree that outplacement support is valuable, yet only about half of employers offer it, according to a 2018 RiseSmart survey of 1,000 workers and 253 HR professionals.