Success Discoveries and The Nielson Group Partner to Provide Outplacement Services

The use of outplacement services by companies forced to layoff workers is growing according to Lee Hecht Harrison (see more in the video below). The Nielson Group, parent company to Success Discoveries and provider of organizational development, hiring and leadership effectiveness programs, combines its tools and strategies with the personal touch and professional coaching competencies of Success Discoveries coaches to provide high quality, client-focused job search coaching services to its clients. 


Carl Nielson, Managing Principal of The Nielson Group and Chief Discovery Officer of Success Discoveries, states, “We see the current downturn in the economy differently. While some industries are facing a significant slump, our corporate clients tend to be in growth industries. Hiring might be a bit slower but you still have 90+% employment rate in most areas of the country. Finding and talking with key decision makers that have jobs available is not a difficult task when you take an intentional approach to the job search and everything that goes into preparing for that job search.


We don’t see a company’s employment site with automated resume capturing to be a very effective strategy for getting your resume in front of the right person. We also don’t see employment agencies and search firms providing the answer either.”

Success Discvoeries and The Nielson Group are combining best practices to help individuals move quickly from unemployed to passionately employed. Our goal isn’t just to help a person find the next job. We see it as our goal to help a person find the next passionate thing to do. To find out more go to our Career Coaching for Adults offering page.

If you are an employer considering providing outplacement services and would like to consider highly effective, lower-cost alternatives to the “majors” please contact Carl Nielson at 972.346.2892.

Here’s an example of what our clients say:
“The job market in the summer of 2009 was dreadful. Very few jobs were available for too many candidates and it makes the second slump in which I was a job seeker (2001 being the other). After a couple of months of going it alone and having zero to show for it, I turned to Carl for some help. I had used some of his hiring services for candidates I hired at Voxitas, and I knew him to be an expert in those situations. After dealing with Carl for a few weeks, I had resumes that I loved, a process of expanding my network, and leads that I would not have otherwise gotten. He helped me to hurdle the gatekeepers who were keeping me out of some choice opportunities. After several interviews, I was able to land job that is a great match for me and I could not have succeeded without his services.” September 18, 2009
Top qualities: Personable, Expert, High Integrity
Testimony provided by Zack Sargent


The following WSJ.com video gives a “State of Outplacement” by Robert Saam, VP, Lee Hecht Harrison, a major outplacement firm, hosted by Sarah Needleman, Career Reporter for the Wall Street Journal.