Like many organizations in this current economy, we realized the necessity for a rather drastic reduction in force – the first in the City’s 30 year history. PDS conducted a 2 day workshop that covered everything from resume development, current trends in hiring, a discussion of today’s job market to how to be successful in an interview, role playing and negotiating techniques. At the conclusion of the workshop, each participant was assigned a counselor who would lead them through the next 30 days toward successful completion of the program, and an optimistic and confident outlook toward shaping their own future. The feedback we received from the participants was extremely positive. PDS helped us foster a feeling of dignity and respect toward our employees that lent a modicum of compassion to a truly heart wrenching situation. We couldn’t be more pleased with the services they provided, and would highly recommend them to anyone considering outplacement services.
Human Resources/General Services Manager
CITY OF LA QUINTA, CA