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IBISWorld’s Outplacement Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Outplacement firms are expected to broaden their range of services over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Outplacement client companies generally engage a firm from the Outplacement Services industry during periods of restructuring or staffing lay-offs. The client company pays the outplacement company a fee to provide services to staff facing a career transition or employment change. These services are therefore provided at no charge to the employee. Services provided to the sponsored employee include assistance to find another position, career guidance, resume-writing advice, interview skills training and other related services. These can be carried out at the client's premises or off-site at facilities and locations provided by the outplacement firm.

    Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 6.4% to reach $183.6 million...

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    What is the Outplacement Services industry?

    The four largest companies are estimated to account for 35.9% of industry revenue in 2016-17. A concentration of less than 40% of industry revenue for the four largest companies indicates that an industry has a low concentration level. As a result, the largest firms have limited market power in relation to pricing and service standards. However, industry concentration can be higher in regions with few outplacement firms and limited competition levels.

    Industry concentration has increased over the past five years, having risen from approximately one-third of industry revenue for the four largest firms in 2011-12. This increase has been due to mergers and acquisitions by these companies, and these firms undergoing stronger organic growth compared with the rest of the industry. Dom...

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    Additional Insights for the Outplacement Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Outplacement Services Industry are

  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • Access to a multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • Economies of scope
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business confidence index and National unemployment rate in the Outplacement Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Individual outplacement services
    Executive outplacement services
    Group outplacement services
    Other employment transition services
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Lee Hecht Harrison
    Audrey Page & Associates
    Directioneering Group
    Right Management Consultants

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business confidence index
  • National unemployment rate
  • Business bankruptcies
  • Total business profit
  • Labour force participation rate

  • Current Performance
  • Specialist outplacement services
  • Key drivers
  • Revenue and profit
  • Structure and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry revenue and profit
  • Structure and employment
  • Table: Outplacement Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Outplacement Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Media and Telecommunications
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling
  • Employment Placement and Recruitment Services

  • Products & Services
  • Individual outplacement services
  • Executive outplacement services
  • Group outplacement services
  • Other employment transition services
  • Chart: Outplacement Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • IT and communications industries
  • Banking, finance and insurance industries
  • Other industries
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Professional services industries
  • Health and education industries
  • Retail and wholesale industries
  • Construction and transport industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Outplacement Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Outplacement Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Outplacement Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Adecco Holdings Pty LimitedManpower Services (Australia) Pty LimitedCareer Insight Group Pty LtdSageCo Pty Limited
  • Table: Adecco Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Manpower Services (Australia) Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Career Insight Group Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: SageCo Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Outplacement Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Outplacement Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Career Transition
  • Changes to an individual's employment or a group of employees (such as downsizing or redundancies), which requires outplacement services and other assistance by the industry.
  • Executive Outplacement Services
  • Assistance provided to executives and upper management to transition into a new and suitable position.
  • Outplacement Services
  • Assistance and advice provided to workers that have been laid-off or made redundant by their employer, including job search help, resume writing and interview skills.
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    This report on Outplacement Services:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Outplacement Services market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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