Need help with restructuring?

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We recognize that transitions can be a complex and challenging time for your team. Our modern, award-winning, expert consultants provide you the advice & guidance to make smart decisions you are confident in.

We will guide the right decisions & solutions for both the organization and the individuals impacted (in one site, or multiple).

We guarantee it.



The Value of Transition Support

Why outplacement support is the right decision for your employees & the smart choice for your business:


Source: Outplacement Services Study

You can trust us with your transitions.

We’re available everywhere you are, when you are.

We take an innovative approach to coaching. Whether it’s in-person support at your West Ottawa office or coaching your national team by video conferencing across the country, we’re there.

Our flexible coaching model is built around you: your needs, your lifestyle, your location and your timing. We take a modern approach to coaching and we can support you in-person at one of our local offices, or from the comfort of your own space.

Serving Canadians from coast to coast since 2002. Yes, even if you’re in Tuktoyaktuk we can support you. (In fact, we have.)

The human, modern approach to career transitions

Our Approach

  • Tailored one-to-one
  • In person & online
  • Caring & practical
  • Results-driven

Our Values

  • People
  • Trust
  • Support
  • Growth

Our Resources

  • Best-in-class tools
  • Modern & innovative
  • Online & on-demand
  • Tailored for you

Our Team

  • Certified transition coach
  • Dedicated success team
  • Experience in your sector
  • 100% Coach Fit Guarantee

Yes, we can support you.


For employees who are:

  • early career or
  • low skill or
  • low tenure.

1 to 3 months of support:

  • Resumé, cover letter & LinkedIn assessment
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Network strategically
  • Set informational interviews
  • Negotiate job offers


For employees who are:

  • mid career or
  • high skill or
  • mid tenure.

2 to 5 months of support:

  • Abilities & transferable skills analysis
  • Professional-level resumé & cover letter(s)
  • LinkedIn bio & profile assessment
  • Networking & working with Recruiters in your sector
  • Strategic Job Search Plan
  • Benchmark current market value
  • Landing & navigating your first 90 days


For employees who are:

  • leaders or
  • in depth skill or
  • long tenure.

3 to 10 months of support:

  • Abilities & transferable skills analysis
  • Leadership Job Search Plan
  • Leadership-level resumé & cover letter(s)
  • LinkedIn bio & branding support (including professional headshot)
  • Networking, working with Executive Recruiters
  • Compensation & Offer support
  • Landing & navigating your first 90 days
  • Long-term & strategic career plan

On-site Termination Support

We offer on-site assistance to support impacted employees and to assist the HR & leadership team during the termination process.

  • Coaching managers, HR teams and all other involved parties on different aspects of restructuring, such as the psychological aspect,  structure of termination conversations, communications with the retained employees, maintaining morale
  • Coordinating the logistics of the day-of with the HR team 
  • Providing the impacted employee with objective and sensitive emotional support 
  • Managing the return of company property
  • Helping the impacted employee to make a gracious exit
  • Following up with employee after the fact
  • Establishing a personal connection as the first step into the transition process

The Leadership Intelligence [LQ] Series:

The On-Site Termination Support Checklist & Best Practices Guide

Featuring the latest research and best practices from our WorkLab. Having supported over 23,000 transitions in Canada over 17 years, we are constantly working to deliver you the latest research on Canadians Flourishing at work. In this guide you will learn:


• 3 keys to consider pre-announcement

• Termination announcement best practices

• Day-of best practices




Get the guide:


HR Transition Consulting

We will come alongside your HR team, leaders and retained employees to come up with a plan and provide support including:

1. Pre-announcement

  • Transition communication plan
  • Strategic planning
  • Risk & change management
  • “Leading and managing change” workshops
  • Evaluate team fit

2. Announcement period

  • On-site termination support
  • Job search workshops
  • Supporting impacted employees
  • Internal messaging guidance

3. Post-restructuring

  • Support for HR team, retained employees & leaders
  • Internal messaging guidance
  • Employee engagement
  • Organizational health index
  • Transition programs for impacted employees


We know restructuring can be challenging.
We can help with a modern, human approach.

Carrie McVeigh
Manager, Human Resources
Envirotest Canada

Not only did we select CareerJoy as our preferred firm to work with, they surpassed our expectations in their planning and delivery of services.”

Katie Waring
Talent Advisor
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

It was exactly what we needed with this sensitive termination and she had the employee leaving in a much better and supported state than we anticipated.”

Transitions made better:


100% Canadian.



Certified coaches.


National & Local.

How does it work?

Getting started

I recognize that this is a timely and confidential conversation, and I know you want to do this right. I’m available immediately to discuss how our team can support you.

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Claire Dillon
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