On the job: Increased unemployment has contributed to industry revenue growth

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 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.Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 4.2% over the five years through 2017-18, to $190.7 million...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$191m
Annual Growth 13-18
4.2%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
1,420
Businesses
297

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Businesses use industry services to help their redundant workers to find new employment
  • Profit is relatively high due to the industry’s specialist services and high charge-out rates
  • Outplacement firms are anticipated to broaden their range of services over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Entry barriers to the industry are relatively low due to the ease of opening a business and low start-up outlays for office rent and equipment, as well as there being no licensing or other government requirements for new firms to the industry. However, there are some barriers to achieving success due to the desire for many client companies to assist laid-off employees and to maintain the company image and protect the brand. For these reasons, client companies often choose larger, more experienced outplacement firms that have a reputation for assisting other companies achieve these aims...purchase to read more.

    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 National unemployment rate and Business confidence index in the Outplacement Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Outplacement Services Industry?

    Outplacement companies assist former employees of downsizing firms with career and employment advice and skills to find a new position.

    Industry Products
  • Individual outplacement services
  • Executive outplacement services
  • Group outplacement services
  • Other employment transition services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing outplacement services for individuals and groups
  • Providing executive outplacement services
  • Providing career transition services
  • Providing other outplacement and career services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • National unemployment rate
  • Business confidence index
  • 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

  • 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
  • Retail and wholesale industries
  • Health and education industries
  • Construction and transport industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Outplacement Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • 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
    Adecco Holdings Pty Limited, Manpower Services (Australia) Pty Limited, Career Insight Group Pty Ltd, Randstad 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: Randstad Pty Limited - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Outplacement Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    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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