Outplacement Coaching

When people are outplaced, MDS takes complete responsibility for their successful career transition. Our personalised style ensures that you receive care, support and advice. Our flexibility means you can create the programme which exactly suits your need and budget.


Our approach has 3 distinctive elements:

1. Counselling and Guidance

Personal counselling is at the heart of good career consulting. Consultations, held in your native language, cover psychometric profiling, individual personality and career mapping, life choices and career direction, confidence building and self-marketing.


2. Coaching 

Coaching gives the essential skills to find a new job quickly. Our coaches are professional career consultants trained to help you gain essential job search skills in:

Powerful curriculum vitae (CV) writing

Job search discipline


Job search by internet

Networking skills

Using the hidden job market

Interview skills

3. Practical Job Search Facilities

Our library provides excellent support facilities: 

Information on companies and networking organisations

Training videotapes – interview skills

Magazines and journal collections

Programme Choice

Different programmes are available, and are tailored according to your need and budget. The most popular programmes are:

Career Moves

This programme is designed for senior managers who may need up to 6 months to secure a new position. It provides:

Personal counselling and guidance

MBTI® personality profiling and career assessment

In depth leadership assessment using the LEA 360™ and other assessments as necessary for interpersonal relationships, career interest or emotional intelligence

Services of an experienced coach

Training in all essential job search skills

Access to our library

Transfer to any OI Partner firm worldwide (if relocating)

New Directions

This is a popular, cost effective 3 month programme for middle managers. It provides:

Personal counselling and guidance

MBTI® personality profiling

Job search support and coaching

Training in all essential job search skills

Encouragement and "tracking" until a job is found

Access to our library