Posted by Bevas Logistics MEMBER18 Sep 4:35 pmApapa, Lagos
Careers consultants provide guidance to people making choices about their career. They could help a client who wants to further their career, a client who wants to change career direction, or a client who isn’t quite sure what they want.
Careers consultants undertake a wide range of duties including:
assessing clients' personal characteristics, skills and interests via one-to-one interviews and/or group sessions
providing appropriate help, advice and recommendations based on interviews/test results
offering practical assistance with job seeking, applications/CVs and interviews
administering and interpreting psychometric and personality tests
helping clients to solve problems and manage their own careers
aiding clients in their search for appropriate employment
writing action plans, reports and careers literature
counselling clients that are suffering from stress or facing redundancy/redeployment
undertaking general administration
marketing and promoting services.
Key skills for careers consultants
Careers consultants should have:
plenty of confidence
excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
a non-prejudicial manner
good interpersonal skills.
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