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Runtime outplacement-consulting can be indefinite or fixed-term (3-12 months), i.e. they end only if successful. According to statistics of the Federal Association of German management consultants (BDU) especially long or indefinite consultations lead to the success. The customary fees costs depending on the duration, intensity and income of clients between 10 25% of the gross annual salary (partly in addition a thing fee). Often, the costs applied for by the employer (E.g. as part of the settlement). Some workers pay advice but also completely even, especially if they have already unsuccessfully applied. Some advisers offer a performance-related payment, i.e.

only if objectives (E.g. completion of a new employment contract), the full fee becomes due. Benefits according to a recent study by the Department of human resources of the University of Hamburg Outplacementberatungen are increasingly gaining importance. Despite the high costs offset”to such consultations for companies. This has several reasons. By the professional Bewerbungscoaching employees find another job usually faster rather accept termination agreements.

This saves the company not only costs, but the workers also unnecessary gaps in the CV. For a consensual separation between workers and employers, it comes to less legal disputes. In addition, both parties can be during the separation or even later successive instructed. So, the employer may have an interest, that of retiring employees new or other colleagues is learning (knowledge transfer) or at least until his retirement brings full services. This will only succeed if the employee has not already internally terminated. But this might depend on a concession of the employer, E.g. when it comes to indemnify him longer because he needed more time for the preparation of applications, and for job interviews. Last but not least outplacement avoids negative PR for a company and its Image enhanced. This is influenced not least how a company deals with departing employees. A respectful approach ensures that the company is still regarded as an attractive employer and provides the motivation and loyalty of remaining after the downsizing employees (so-called survivors). Conclusion outplacement can lead to a win-win situation for companies and employees, because both sides benefit from a broken separation”. Therefore, these services also in the future will be increased demand. Is the competence and wavelength to the consultant for consulting success, therefore, the selection of consultants should be made very carefully and exaggerated advertisement promises (100% success guarantee) be viewed with great skepticism.