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Career transition and outplacement

We help employees transition quickly and successfully into new jobs and career opportunities.

Companies in every industry are facing unprecedented change – so they’re transforming their workforces to keep pace. That can mean helping move people on who lack the correct skills or who no longer fit the business structure, while at the same time moving key people into new roles, and finding new talent.

From front-line staff to C-suite executives, we can help you transition employees internally as well as into new jobs with new employers. 

We have the career coaches, programs, and technology to support one employee or thousands around the world. Our programs can be personalized to support a variety of career paths; entrepreneurship, consulting, freelance and contract roles, portfolio careers, and active retirement.

Meet our career transition experts

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Greg Simpson

Senior Vice President, Career Transition Practice Leader
United States
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Greg Simpson

Senior Vice President, Career Transition Practice Leader
United States
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As the Senior Vice President, Career Transition Practice Leader for Lee Hecht Harrison, Greg is responsible for developing, disseminating and monitoring the direction of career transition services for the world’s largest career services firm. This includes identifying and articulating global trends while assisting in the development and implementation of the short and long term global strategy of the organization. 

Greg’s participation on the senior management team at LHH helps drive the development of delivery methodologies, productivity models and communication strategies concerning the organization’s strategic vision, values, ethics and culture. His additional responsibilities include the oversight of all client interface applications including the design of various tools and implementation within field locations, both US and internationally.
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Amanda Lewis

Senior Vice President Operations, Europe/Middle East/Africa
United Kingdom
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Amanda Lewis

Senior Vice President Operations, Europe/Middle East/Africa
United Kingdom
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Amanda's background is in finance where she has 16 years’ experience managing departments across EMEA. Always working closely with the business to fully understand the operational model and services offered, which has allowed her to be collaborative across the organization. With this experience it has enabled her to generate enhanced ROI for both LHH and its clients our clients.

Amanda loves being a true business partner to LHH's teams across Europe and greatly value working with clients and colleagues to ensure best in class solutions.

As a result she's continuously inspired by the workforce transformations LHH's clients go through and challenge herself to ensure that LHH's services are constantly adapted to meet the ever changing landscape.

In her spare time, you will most likely find Amanda taking her son to the local city farm. As well as sharing her finance experience by helping small companies and charities.
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Irene Azevedo

Director – Career Transition and Change Management Practices
Brazil
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Irene Azevedo

Director – Career Transition and Change Management Practices
Brazil
+5511 5503 3524 [email protected] See Irene on LinkedIn

Irene Azevedoh is Director of Career Transition and Change Management practices for Brazil and Latin America, Coach and Career Consultant at LHH. She is specialist in Coaching projects focused on the development of executives in transformation environments, helping them to lead changes and to decrease the uncertainty that impacts the businesses results. She had outstanding projects in Professional Coaching, Talent Development and Selection by Competencies  areas in organizations such as T-Systems, Algar Telecom, among others.

Irene holds Coaching certifications from La Hupe Institute – IBM Belgium, from Lee Hecht Harrison, from EcoSocial Institute and from Integral Coaching of Canada.

She also holds a specialization in Manufacturing Operations (FGV-SP) and a Degree  in Administration (UFERJ).

As an executive, Irene acted in companies such as IBM, Ticket and KPMG.

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Lorraine Smith

Director - Careers and Change
Australia

Lorraine is the Director, Careers and Change for Australia and New Zealand with Lee Hecht Harrison, a market-leading workforce specialist. As a Chartered Psychologist registered in the UK and Australia, Lorraine has almost 15 years’ experience across talent management and organisational development.

Lorraine is an accredited team and executive coach, with training in conflict management and resilience building. She is an experienced trainer and facilitator, with technical expertise across a wide range of assessment methodologies and tools. With extensive experience in leadership development, best practice selection, and evaluation, Lorraine offers a unique blend of knowledge and skills for application at the organisational, team, and individual level.

Focused on harnessing diverse talent and achieving business success both internally and for clients, Lorraine is passionate about inclusion, strengths based careers building and the application of science to achieving transformational business outcomes.

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