«Agile Leadership» in focus: Shaperion is the first company in Switzerland to consistently use this instrument in the field of new placement.

Who we are

As the first company in Switzerland in the field of professional reorientation, new placement and outplacement, Shaperion has dedicated itself entirely to the concept of “Agile Leadership”. We are convinced that this approach is decisive in the market in order to strengthen management personalities and management teams in the long term and to increase the company’s success with them.

We advise and support companies and executives in separation management, as well as in the development of a new leadership culture. Our customers benefit from our 10 years of broad management experience in the areas of marketing, HR and banking. During our 15 years of experience in accompanying executives and management teams, we have been active in the fields of healthcare, pharmaceuticals, industry, production, insurance, banking and the public sector. We continuously educate ourselves in order to always keep our finger on the pulse. In addition, we regularly undergo supervision and intervisions. We measure our success based on our placement rates and your recommendation.

If necessary or desired, our expert knowledge in dealing with socially acceptable job cuts in Switzerland flows into our advice. We are represented in all language regions of Switzerland.

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As the first company in Switzerland in the field of new placement, Shaperion relies on agile leadership. Together with our customers, we develop and consolidate the skills of agile leadership and thus indirectly a new leadership culture. The “HAVE” model co-developed by IMD Lausanne is an important working tool. You and / or your team are our focus. We design an individual strategy tailored to your needs. Our approach is holistic: We perceive you as a person with all your strengths (and weaknesses) in order to accompany you through the entire process of professional reorientation with the best possible success.

Our values

We measure our success based on your success and satisfaction. This is also demonstrated by our high placement rate. On the way there, we focus on good customer relationships. You should feel comfortable and professional with us. As matter of course, we work discreetly and reliably. It is important to protect and maintain your reputation. We consider it our top priority to let you grow in your leadership position.

Process of professional reorientation

As a strong sparring partner, we ask you to take a closer look at yourself and your management team. We accompany you through the entire career transition process – from clarifying your needs to the end of the probationary period.

Our network

We maintain close relationships with technical colleges and universities where we hold various mandates. It is essential for us to keep our finger on the pulse of research in this way. For example, to be able to use new knowledge or to anticipate developments at an early stage.

Shaperion AG - Partner
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Shaperion AG - Partner
Shaperion AG - Partner
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Shaperion AG - Partner

Frequently Asked Questions

What does «new placement» mean?

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A company-financed service for departing employees that is offered as professional help for professional reorientation and repositioning. In the separation process, professional outplacement or new placement advice can be part of the separation agreement.
(Source: Gabler Wirtschaftslexikon)

What does «outplacement» mean?

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The term “outplacement” designates a company-financed service for departing employees, which is offered as professional help for professional reorientation, until the conclusion of a new contract or a business start-up.
(Source: Wikipedia)

What do we mean by «professional reorientation»?

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It includes support with all relevant topics (see the graphic of the same name), in order to gain clarity as to where the professional journey is going. Usually this ends in a new professional challenge.

What is our USP? What sets us apart from our competitors?

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  • We focus on individualized support, which is why we deliberately avoid workshops.
  • Reputational risk is one of the most valuable possessions that has to be minimized. Due to our experience on the subject of socially acceptable job cuts at the world’s largest asset manager in Switzerland (before and after the financial crisis), we have a strong sense of the reputational risk for companies, teams, and individuals.
  • We are the first “Newplacer” in Switzerland with a focus on “agile leadership”, who are able to measure the competencies of agile leadership and to develop and internalize them with leadership teams. Which is why this instrument is also part of all of our packages.
  • Most executive coaches have broad leadership experience outside of the human resources business.
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