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Australia’s longest established, privately owned

Career Transition & Outplacement provider since 1986. 

Dakin Partners is a leading provider of Career Transition & Outplacement Services with 37 years’ experience and outstanding success helping thousands of departing or redeployed employees across Private, Not-for-profit and Government sectors Australia wide.

As experienced Career Management Consultants our role is to support participants in coping with change and managing their health & wellbeing, enabling them to remain resilient throughout their career transition program and job search.

Our programs also assist client organisations navigate their way through the complexities of restructuring, planning for redundancies and ‘on-the-day’ support for departing and retained employees.

While a delicate time for organisations and employees alike, experience shows that when handled in a positive, well-structured and sensitive manner these periods of change and transition can ensure organisations remain an ‘Employer of Choice’ and their employees remain resilient and confident.

We tailor flexible programs to best suit the organisations budget and the individual’s needs and career aspirations. A designated Senior Consultant will guide the participant throughout their program spending much of the time in ‘one-on-one’ discussions either face-to-face or online.

With a strong emphasis on the individual’s mental health and wellbeing the program includes; evaluating the participant’s transferable skills, defining their career objective, preparation and reformatting of resumes, applications and cover letters, professional networking & marketing strategies, job applications, interview techniques, social media and self-employment initiatives.



Our state-of-the-art CareerConnect Online Portal is a comprehensive resource tool which allows participants to access and complete their entire career transition program remotely.


Working with a dedicated Senior Consultant, our Program offers a strong focus on the health and wellbeing of each individual, 100's of useful resources (tips, downloads, videos, articles and templates) and a deep guide in how to navigate all elements of the job search process.


Managing Change,

Health & Wellbeing

Ongoing support coping with change and managing your mental health & wellbeing.

Searching & Applying
for Roles

Navigating your job search during times of high unemployment and advice on drafting applications.

Career Review &
Your Next Role

Analysis of your career, potential retraining, evaluating options & defining the Career Objective.

Professional Networking
& Personal Branding

Creating a self-marketing plan to help you identify opportunities especially in the ‘hidden job market’.

Developing Your Key
Skills & Attributes

Assistance with identifying and articulating your key strengths, managerial and technical abilities.

Referral to Specialist
Recruitment Firms

Referrals to relevant Recruiters and introductions to key contacts at targeted organisations.

Resume Preparation,
Formatting & Review

Expert resume advice, ATS formatting, key word optimisation and assistance drafting your profile.

Interview Preparation,
Techniques & Role Play

Guidance on interview techniques including video, telephone interviews & behavioural based questions.

LinkedIn Profile
& Social Media

Tips to optimise your LinkedIn profile and training on digital trends such as ATS software, SEEK, etc.

Extensive Online Video,
Text & Document Library

Multiple online and hard copy resources assisting with all aspects of your job search.

Transition to Retirement
& Focusing on the Future

Exploring your options, reimagining your future, putting plans in place and executing your vision.

Small Business, Contracting & Consulting

Expert advice in relation to contracting, consulting, self-employment or a portfolio career.

The loss of a job can be a very challenging and stressful situation which often results in individuals dealing with a roller-coaster of emotions as they navigate their journey to re-employment. 

The loss of a job can be a very challenging and stressful situation often resulting in individuals experiencing a roller-coaster of emotions as they navigate their journey to re-employment.


Our CareerConnect Program not only assists employees experiencing redeployment or redundancy to find meaningful employment, but has a strong focus on their ongoing mental health and wellbeing. Our team of highly experienced Consultants are dedicated to providing support and assistance with an aim to ensure each participants confidence, resilience and sense of self is preserved.

Common feelings people experience during redundancy are;

  • Panic

  • Low confidence

  • Loss of motivation

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Insomnia

  • Financial stress

  • Anger

  • Guilt

  • Powerlessness

  • Failure

  • Worthlessness


With up to 37 years’ experience in providing Career Transition, Health & Wellbeing, Coaching and Recruitment services. Dakin Partners Executive level Consultants are highly trained and qualified Coaches & Counsellors specialising in; Change Management, Positive Psychology,  and a range of Assessment Tools.

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