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A Quick Look at U.S. Cellular’s Portal for Departing Employees

by May 24, 2013, 6:38 am ET

logo-uscU.S. Cellular is helping employees losing jobs in the sale of some segments of its business to Sprint by setting up a transition portal.

A recruitment advertising/communications agency called Shaker helped develop the portal, aimed at 765 “associates” impacted; Kensington International, an outplacement firm, also partnered.

U.S. Cellular is also working with a group called Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. It’s a non-profit that provides placement and training services.

Back to the portal: it includes information on negotiation strategies; resume and cover-letter tips; interviewing assistance, and social networking guides. Let’s take a brief look inside.

This is the landing page; the photo you see is the EVP of HR.

This is a landing page; the photo you see is the EVP of HR.

 

This page is part of the Kensington partnership I mentioned above.

This page is part of the Kensington partnership I mentioned above.

You can filter the news/events by geography and skill level.

You can filter the news/events by geography and skill level.

job board

Here’s the job board, which has a job agent and resume uploader.

Through feeds and scraping, there are more than 10,000 open positions to view.

Through feeds and scraping, there are more than 10,000 open positions to view.

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