Selected Outplacement Case Studies

Selected Outplacement Case Studies

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The progressive close down of multi-site production facilities located in Far North Queensland, Southern Queensland and New South Wales.

Occupational profile:

Production

Plant managers

Administration

Sales

Labourers


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The merger of a small state government superannuation fund into a larger fund, located in a CBD office complex.

Occupational profile:

Clerical

Superannuation specialists

Customer service

Managers

Actuaries


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The takeover of a regional commercial scientific agricultural research company by a larger competitor.

Occupational profile:

Scientists

Sales

Administration

Senior managers

Directors


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National construction company operating throughout Australia building large scale commercial and high rise projects. Implementation of a  change management process to streamline of all operational activities, inculding onsite personnel and tradespeople.

Occupational profile:

Project managers

Safety officers

Site managers

Architects

Designers

Engineers

Cost accountants

Management accounants

Executives

Administration

Business managers

Trades people


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Large inner city Council  with ongoing changes and growth requiring continual tweeking of staff levels and allocation of resources.

Occupational profile:

Administration

Department managers

Social services

Maintenance

Town planners

Research and policy developers

Policy advisors

Bylaws officers


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Australian based international town planning and urban design group.  Major client in Dubai collapsed causing a massive loss of income and necessitating an immediate 50% reduction of staffing levels.

Occupational profile:

Architects

Town planners

Engineers

Creative artists

Business development

Project managers

Administration support

Accounting


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Leading Australia performing arts company had it's Federal governement funding reduced.  Cuts across all sectors of the company  were needed.

Occupational profiles:

Performing artists

Make-up artists

Script writers

Actors

Stage managers

Business development

Accounting

Event managers

Support staff

Advertising

Web developers


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Federal government department regularly retires operatives after many years of working in stressful and dangerous situations.  This is a high security clearance environment with strict regulation of information allowed to be given to future employer's and their intermediaries.

Occupational profile:

Investigators

Local and overseas operatives

Intelligence advisors

Risk managers

Managers

Trainers

Policy developers/advisors


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International maritime services company (with head office in Australia), decided to transfer all accounting and administration functions to Dubai.

Occupational profile:

CEO

COO

Management accountants

General accountants

Business development

Administration support


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International mining services company downsized operations throughout Australia covering Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia.

Occupational profile:

Geologists

Environmental scientists

Quality control

Mining personnel

Managers

Project managers

Administration


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International commodity trading company reviewed its operational efficiency and restructure across all states of Australia.

Occupational profile:

Commodity traders

Field representatives

State managers

Administration


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Pharmaceutical distributor going through a change management process to better align people resources with voliatile market demand.

Occupational profile:

Business development

Chemists

Quality control

Senior management executives

Sales executives

Technical personnel

Sales/distribution


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Australian Defence Forces: all levels of personnel discharged into the civilian workforce.

Occupational profile:

All non-combat and combat personnel

Including logistics, technical, mechanical and intelligence

Airforce

Navy

Army


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National software developer downsizing due to fall in market share.

Occupational profile:

Systems analysts

Programmers

Software testers

Business development managers

Accountants

Administration


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Aviation operator restructuring to meet changes in demand.

Occupational profile:

Pilots

Aviation technicians

Administration


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National radio communications company was dramatically effected by an economic downturn and new technologies taking over their market share.  All Australian states and territories  were involved (often in very remote regions).

Occupational profile:

Communications technicians

Radio frequency experts

Field workers

Managers

Support staff


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Large regional hospital wanted to assist their  long term 2IC to transition into a full CEO in another  healthcare facility  (there was no possibility of becoming CEO in the current organisaton).

Occupational profile:

Hospital manager/CEO


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Major national aged care provider taken over by larger competitor, requiring elimination of duplicated positions across the organisation.

Occupational profile:

Case managers

Facility managers

Management accountant

Sales

Administration

Technology systems managers

Managers


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High profile NFP organisation had funding drastically reduced when a major benefactor ran into financial dificulties.  Significant restructuring and cutting of social services meant that multiple redundancies were needed to survive.

Occupational profiles:

Youth workers

Counsellors

Field staff

Research staff

Policy developers

Lobbyists

Administration

Department managers

IT technicians

Web developers


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Electricity generation power plant close down.  Located in a remote area of Australia, presenting numerous geographical and union/management conflict complications.

Occupational profile:

Operators

Maintenance

Managers

Union leaders