Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 6, 2009
Chicago-based Professional Career Services (PCS) is pleased to announce the launch of its business and the appointment of seasoned human resources expert Arthur S. Friedson as managing director.
PCS offers a variety of outplacement and corporate career services to help companies manage employee transitions. Outplacement participants are kept focused on their job search through coaching, mentoring and personal-touch networking. PCS shows them how to: 1) articulate their value and currency to a prospective employer, 2) capitalize on networking opportunities and 3) improve their success in getting interviews and winning the job.
Each PCS outplacement program is tailored to meet the specific needs of a client. Outplacement services include one-on-one programs designed to reduce an individual's search time, plus customized job search workshops, seminars and/or classroom-style coaching.
PCS also provides a variety of services for senior executives, including in-depth assessments and intensive one-on-one coaching and counseling.
Arthur S. Friedson, appointed managing director of PCS, speaks and consults in the areas of outplacement counseling, executive coaching, talent management, employee engagement, creating great workplaces, and the recruitment, retention and optimization of talent of Gen-X and Millennial employees. Prior to joining Professional Career Services, Friedson was vice president of coworker services for CDW Corporation. Under his leadership, CDW consistently ranked near the top of Fortune magazine's 100 Best Places to Work in America list. The innovative human resource strategies he brought to CDW also won repeated accolades from sources like Training magazine, Chicago magazine, and ComputerWorld magazine. Prior to joining CDW, Friedson held human resource management positions at Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation and Amoco Corporation.
"All of our services are delivered by seasoned executives with the skill, knowledge and ability to provide maximum impact," said PCS managing director Arthur Friedson. "We guide participants to stay focused on their future and on opportunities that will best fit their individual talents and abilities."
About Professional Career Services
Professional Career Services is dedicated to providing outplacement and other HR services to the corporate marketplace. For more information, please visit http://www.procareerservices.com.
Kelly Kirkendoll Shafer