Career Transition

Career Decisions

Knowing which direction to take in the workplace can be challenging.

For those at a career crossroads, making the right decisions and taking the right path is critical to their personal, and your businesses, success. It can be a daunting and sometimes overwhelming process. The right support, through career change training programmes, to help them make informed choices makes all the difference.
Through Group Career Workshops, Career Direction Surgeries or individual 1-2-1 sessions, we provide employees with the tools and knowledge to conduct an in-depth skills analysis, which alongside personal objectives, can be used to evaluate whether a change of career direction is the right move for them now or in the future. We can help explore the common barriers experienced when considering a change of career direction and how those barriers can be challenged, navigated, and overcome to achieve career satisfaction.

Whether it’s exploring current career options, developing a career plan, preparing for a promotion or a change within the company, career direction coaching can help employees clarify exactly what routes to take and help make the change a reality.



What are Career Decision Services?


Put simply, career decision services provide both practical and emotional support to individuals affected by organisational change. Career change can be a challenging and emotive time - for the organisation, the team and, most importantly, for the individuals.

Career decision services allow individuals to fully assess the options available to them and move forward with confidence. 


What does career decisions support include?


Depending upon the service selected, interventions may include:

  • Individual, tailored career coaching – this could include career planning, the identification of transferable skills, application support, interview skills and many other topics to suit individual needs

  • Group workshops on a wide range of subjects

  • A robust CV review 

  • Full access to the interactive tools and resources within our market-leading career resource hub SnapDragon 

  • An unrivalled schedule of virtual career workshops

  • Practical e-learning across a range of subjects especially designed for those experiencing career transition


Why should I offer Career Decision support?


Any organisation who values their reputation will be keen to ensure that those affected by career transition are fully supported to move onto a bright and progressive future. Justifying the cost of support can be tough to position with the board when every penny counts. However, the investment is worthwhile - in almost all cases, the additional benefits far surpass the financial outlay and include:

  • An enhanced "psychological contract" across the organisation 

  • Reinforcing engagement at a difficult time 

  • Retaining key talent 

  • Maintaining productivity and retention – both during and after change 

  • Protecting your reputation and employer brand 


What is Working Transitions' approach to Career Decisions Support?


Our Career Decisions solutions have been designed to provide maximum flexibility and personalised support whilst respecting your budget.

Our flexible programmes are easy to tailor support to suit individual needs and objectives and to suit your organisation's budget.

Our team can talk you through costs and help to design a service that delivers the best results for you and your people.


How can I ensure Career Decisions Support across all levels?


Our programmes are designed to offer choice and flexibility and individuals can tailor their programme of support according to their own needs whilst working within a pre-agreed budget. We recognise that each person's career path is different and so we offer access to a wide range of services to allow individuals to select the support most relevant to their needs and career goals. 


Do I need to refer a minimum number of individuals for Career Decisions Support?


No, we have no minimum numbers required for support. 


Can you provide Career Decisions support to individuals overseas?


Yes - as part of the Career Partners International Network, we can guarantee the same high-quality support, with local knowledge and expertise, wherever your participants are in the world. We have successfully partnered to deliver many projects in USA, EMEA and APAC. 


When might organisations find Career Coaching particularly useful?


Coaching from our career experts can be particularly useful when: 

  • You need to quickly and effectively integrate new starters 

  • There is a need to accelerate results  

  • Organisational or personal success has created new challenges

  • A gap in skills, confidence or behaviour is identified 

  • An urgent or compelling issue is anticipated (a challenge, stretch goal or opportunity)

  • Leaders are impacted by organisational restructuring

  • Work and life are out of balance, creating unwanted consequences 



How will I gauge the success of our Career Decisions Programme?


We'll agree key performance indicators at the outset – and will be in regular contact to let you know how things are going. Our project managers are proactive and responsive – if something isn't working, we'll let you know, and we'll make suggestions about how to amend the process to get it just right for your organisation.

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