The need to transition employees is inevitable due to changes in organizational and business strategies, mergers and acquisitions, or simply due to changing business and career-life stages. Whatever the cause of the transition, companies that care about their employment reputation partner with Plumlee & Associates / CPI: Middle Tennessee to provide support for employees as they begin their transitions to a new position, a new career or a different lifestyle. In addition to our work with individuals, our transition process management services provide support for executives and managers who must plan and prepare for transitions that affect their employees.

Since 2012, Plumlee & Associates has been successfully partnering with client companies, executives and individuals in transition. As one of the leading outplacement and career transition firms in the Middle Tennessee area and worldwide as part of Career Partners International (CPI), we differentiate ourselves through our continued commitment to a coach-centered approach and high-touch, customized career transition services that address the unique needs of every organization and employee.

We clearly understand that no two organizations, people or situations are alike. That’s why we deliver programs that don’t use a cookie-cutter approach but are instead highly tailored for our clients. In turn, our expert transition coaches tailor those programs to address the individual transition candidate’s situation and needs. We’ve staked our reputation on using that approach, and it has proven to help our clients preserve their reputations as well. For companies that care about the level of service provided to their transitioning employees, Plumlee & Associates / CPI: Middle Tennessee provides the best combination of coaching supported by the latest in online technology.

Program Highlights:

Career Planning, Preparation & Resume: At the start of our programs, an individual comprehensive career planning session takes place that includes education about the job search process as well as options unique to the individual. We work on a transition statement, a positioning statement, references and begin resume development. The resume is written strategically through an interactive and collaborative process with the consultant. Our resumes have been viewed as “Perfect” and “Excellent” by recruiters and hiring authorities.

Assessments: Multiple assessments with feedback may be incorporated, providing for rich discussion and discovery to support job search objectives.

Networking / LinkedIn: Plumlee & Associates / CPI: Middle Tennessee consultants take the lead in creating a LinkedIn profile and are specially trained in using social media. In addition, we create a Network Profile to guide networking meetings and advise on networking strategies.

Comprehensive Technology Resources: The CPI Momentum Online Career Portal is available 24/7 for all candidates. This comprehensive resource includes continued education courses; tools such as a campaign management system; multiple databases for researching and targeting organizations and recruiters; LinkedIn training; and individual assistance and enrichment webinars.

Career Options: We help candidates develop options that may include reemployment, career change or entrepreneurial career paths, for we are aligned locally with business brokers and franchise consultants.

Interviewing: Interviewing preparation incorporates all types of interviews and includes in-depth responses to difficult questions, mock interviews and on camera as well as Skype practice sessions.

Negotiations: We assist candidates with tools, approaches, strategies and data regarding job offer discussions and compensation negotiations.

Facilities and Administrative Support: Private offices are available for each candidate with computer, Internet access, Wi-Fi, business email and Skype facilities. Administrative support includes customized mailings to recruiters and target companies, all professional correspondence, technology help desk, fax and copier.

Executive Search & Recruiting Practice: As Middle Tennessee’s only nationally networked Executive Search firm that has a sister Outplacement and Transition practice, we are uniquely positioned to help candidates.


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