Profession employment agent
Employment agents work for employment services and agencies. They match job seekers with advertised job vacancies and provide advice on job search activities.
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- Enterprising / Conventional
- Enterprising / Realistic
- Job market offers
Job opportunities available on the labour market, depending on the economic field concerned.
- Employment law
The law which mediates the relationship between employees and employers. It concerns employees' rights at work which are binding by the work contract.
- Labour legislation
Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.
- Communicate by telephone
Liaise via telephone by making and answering calls in a timely, professional and polite manner.
- Interview people
Interview people in a range of different circumstances.
- Profile people
Create a profile of someone, by outlining this person's characteristics, personality, skills and motives, often by the use of information obtained from an interview or questionnaire.
- Observe confidentiality
Observe the set of rules establishing the nondisclosure of information except to another authorised person.
- Listen actively
Give attention to what other people say, patiently understand points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times; able to listen carefully the needs of customers, clients, passengers, service users or others, and provide solutions accordingly.
- Develop professional network
Reach out to and meet up with people in a professional context. Find common ground and use your contacts for mutual benefit. Keep track of the people in your personal professional network and stay up to date on their activities.
- Maintain privacy of service users
Respect and maintain the dignity and privacy of the client, protecting his or her confidential information and clearly explaining policies about confidentiality to the client and other parties involved.
- Promote gender equality in business contexts
Raise awareness and campaign for the equalisation between the sexes by the assessment of their participation in the position and the activities carried out by companies and businesses at large.
- Apply knowledge of human behaviour
Practice principles related to group behaviour, trends in society, and influence of societal dynamics.
- Document interviews
Record, write, and capture answers and information collected during interviews for processing and analysis using shorthand or technical equipment.