Traditional old business work place
Employment Specialist (Current Employee) – Cincinnati, OH – June 25, 2013
•Provide career management services to Public Housing Residents with a focus on helping customers obtain employment.
•Responsible for administering career development initiatives and activities that include interaction with a development staff of specialists to develop job recruitment and retention strategies.
•Duties include a combination of the following intake, interviewing, eligibility verification, referrals to supportive services, employer services, career coaching, job search and orientation/classroom instruction, and regular follow-up in executing client's individual employment plan.
• Facilitates customer access to supportive services, social services, training, education, and employment services, as well as job search mechanics such as: Job search techniques, Resume writing, and Interview Skills.
• Assesses client aptitude, values, interest inventories and training needs in assessing job readiness and preparing client for entry/re-entry into the workforce.
•Serves as a liaison with instructors, businesses and other client resources.