A layoff situation often has far-reaching consequences for the employer and employee and brings uncertainty for both parties. Mediation (also offered through Panthion) and legal assistance in the form of an attorney are often discussed in this situation. This often ignores the question, “Do I want the bottom line, or just a nice new job…”

"A termination notice is often preceded by a long period of frustration and annoyance. Employers try to put off the inevitable as long as possible. Only when the bucket overflows is the measure full. Once the notice is given, many employers struggle with the same question: do we go to court or do we try to work it out with the employee ourselves? Our job is to bring all of this back to an appropriate strategy. Our commitment: a good solution and close the chapter as soon as possible. Time to look forward again."

The longer the employment has lasted, the more difficult / painful the negotiation process often becomes. Emotions play a big role in a layoff and, in fact, there is grief and loss. That, too, must be respected.

Our counselors can take a more contemplative look at the layoff situation. Taking into account the different wishes and interests. In a professional and transparent manner, we can advise and assist employer and employee. Then there are various instruments that can be deployed, which Panthion can also advise and support:

  • To file or not to file?
  • To improve or not to improve?
  • What about any transition pay?
  • What is the notice period;
  • Are we going to use outplacement or not?
  • Who will help us with the settlement agreement (VSO)?
  • When in conflict, should we use a mediator?
  • Which attorney can we engage as an employer/employee?

We can answer all these questions and also guide you.

Dismissal is a specialty and so is counseling the employee. So get expert advice and don't take any chances.

Why Panthion?

Jackling Engineering
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"We asked Panthion to fill a position to temporarily underpin our team. Panthion presented us with enthusiastic interim professionals within three business days. In the end, our chosen professional was able to start within two weeks. Top-notch support!"
John van Lent
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"As an organization, we needed to fill an interim HR position. Panthion provided us with several top candidates within four working days. In the end, our #1 was able to start within a week. Time, attention and quality. I can definitely recommend Panthion as a partner for HR interim search. "

Panthion as a partner

Panthion is your partner, not a supplier. All of our services are tailored to the needs of employees and organization. Quality is important to us and customization is the rule, not the exception.

We go to great lengths to satisfy our clients and our work is our passion. This is reflected in our commitment to the people and organizations for whom we work.

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"I went through an outplacement process through Panthion. This was quite difficult and confrontational at times. The process was intense, but it gave me many new insights, not to mention a new job!"
"I started a program at Panthion because I was not in my place at my old employer. I didn't really know what I wanted in the next job, which makes job searching quite difficult. For this reason, we started looking at what I really wanted. Panthion's career counselor helped me a lot with that. Together we looked at what I can do and what I want. Then my coach helped me get my resume all in order and write cover letters. When I had a job interview, she helped me very much to prepare for it. As a result, on my first job application, I was offered a job that is exactly what I am looking for! So thanks to Panthion, I found the perfect place in a very short time."
"About Panthion's leadership training: It was a nice day with a pleasant group. The training gave me insights and concrete tools. Thank you for organizing this training and the aftercare moments. All in all, incredibly educational. Nice to experience how the trainer can create an environment where you can feel safe enough to share personal / not everyday issues with the group. It was an inspiring journey. "
"I liked the outplacement process at Panthion. The practical and goal-oriented approach helped me well in making the right choices in my job search and prepared me well for my job applications. Eventually, this quickly led to a new job. Ultimately, of course, you have to do it yourself, but Panthion helps you get started well, and gets you thinking differently about what is important to you and your career."
"Whereas many agencies opt for exorbitant recruitment & selection fees, Panthion maintains a healthy approach with ditto pricing. Last month our new HR Business Partner started after recruitment & selection by Panthion's recruiters."
"I know Rik as a humble, well-qualified professional with an eye for detail. Actively involved in what is necessary, without being in the foreground, but clearly keeping the intended goal in mind. I have found the conversations from Panthion to be positively inspiring. My coach gave me a beautiful mirror through these conversations and assignments. I look back fondly on our discussions held and am pleased with the results achieved."

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