outplacement

noun out·place·ment \ ˌau̇t-ˈplās-mənt , ˈau̇t-ˌplās- \
|Updated on: 21 Jul 2018

Definition of outplacement

: the process of easing unwanted or unneeded executives out of a company by providing company-paid assistance in finding them new jobs

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First Known Use of outplacement

1948

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Definition of outplacement for English Language Learners

  • : the activity or process of helping workers find new jobs when they are no longer wanted or needed



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