What is outplacement?

Outplacement is the support service provided by a consultancy firm, when supporting individuals exiting their companies (voluntarily or involuntarily), transition to new jobs and help them re-orient themselves in the job market. The consultancy firm usually provides the outplacement services which are paid for by the former employer and are achieved usually through practical advice, interview training, preparing the CV and motivationletter, training materials and workshops. Some companies may offer psychological support.

By Frank Bühl

Executive Search Consultant for Automotive, Off Highway, Industrial

Frank Bühl is a partner of the DELTACON Group and Managing Director of DELTACON Friedrichshafen GmbH. Together with his team, he is responsible for the automotive, off-highway, and industrial sectors with their sub-clusters automotive, truck, bus, rail, marine, power generation, agricultural engineering, construction machinery, and mobility. In addition to his Executive Search Consulting activities, he has more than 15 years of operational management experience in an international context in Germany and abroad in sales and marketing functions, as well as the management of a complete regional cluster with several European subsidiaries of a market leader in his industry cluster.