Profession employment and vocational integration consultant

Employment and vocational integration consultants offer assistance to unemployed individuals in finding jobs or vocational training opportunities, according to their educational or professional background and experience.They advise them on how to market their skills in the job-hunting process. Employment and vocational integration consultants help job-seekers write CVs and cover letters, prepare for a job interview and indicate where to search for new job or training opportunities.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Social / Artistic

Knowledge

  • 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.

  • Online job platforms

    Online platforms which display job offers.

  • Job market offers

    Job opportunities available on the labour market, depending on the economic field concerned.

  • 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.

Skills

  • 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.

  • Prepare for job interview

    Make someone ready to deal with job interviews, by advising on communication, body language and appearance, going through frequently asked questions, and identifying personal and professional strengths and weaknesses.

  • 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.

  • Communicate by telephone

    Liaise via telephone by making and answering calls in a timely, professional and polite manner.

  • Teach writing

    Teach basic or advanced writing principles to varying age groups in a fixed eduction organisation setting or by running private writing workshops.

  • Facilitate job market access

    Improve the chances of individuals to find a job, by teaching the required qualifications and interpersonal skills, through training and development programs, workshops or employment projects.

  • Develop course outline

    Research and establish an outline of the course to be taught and calculate a time frame for the instructional plan in accordance with school regulations and curriculum objectives.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Use communication techniques

    Apply techniques of communication which allow interlocutors to better understand each other and communicate accurately in the transmission of messages.

  • Interview people

    Interview people in a range of different circumstances.

  • Document interviews

    Record, write, and capture answers and information collected during interviews for processing and analysis using shorthand or technical equipment.

  • Give advice on personal matters

    Advise people on love and marriage issues, business and job opportunities, health or other personal aspects.

  • Observe confidentiality

    Observe the set of rules establishing the nondisclosure of information except to another authorised person.

  • Identify customer's needs

    Use appropriate questions and active listening in order to identify customer expectations, desires and requirements according to product and services.

Optional knowledge and skills

apply social media marketing relate empathetically develop employee retention programs work in vocational school maintain professional administration organise training apply knowledge of human behaviour write work-related reports administer appointments assess character market analysis advertising techniques negotiate employment agreements liaise with colleagues deliver online training fix meetings implement customer follow-up