Outplacement or relocation, means a process that aims to help workers who are facing a labor restructuring, the way to get a new job that is tailored to their abilities and their skills, their knowledge and concerns, their interests and personal motivations. It is a process that must understand and encompass and involve all levels of the company and must be able to implement both individually and together. Stages of any relocation process would begin with a recognition of the competencies, skills and knowledge workers, as well as their motivations and professional concerns. Later it would be necessary to develop and formalize a professional project that would harmonize the conclusions of the initial balance with the market opportunities. The next step would be to develop an action plan, or a way to implement the professional project, and in this sense it is necessary to define communication strategies and search, taking everything that can be useful as a tool, and identifying any door. The entire process would lead to a campaign of search in which the argumentation, the defense of personal knowledge and skills, argumentation and conviction are key instruments. Finally: the integration in the new professional activity.

According to the III report of relocation (prepared by Creade), as a result of the crisis which we live in the Spanish labour market, average time of relocation of workers with lower qualification has increased in almost a month. It is also in these lesser skill profiles, in which unemployment is primed, and increase more unemployment figures. According to the same report, and on the contrary, to managerial posts crisis seems to affect them Conversely, tending to lower turnover, thus reducing competition, and facilitates its relocation. Although the report relieves the crisis has caused that managers and senior recolocados officials, who accept a lower salary to which it had, have increased up to half of the total.