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Employment Counsellors  (NOC 4213)
Windsor-Sarnia Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Employment counsellors provide assistance, counsel and information to worker clients on all aspects of employment search and career planning. They also provide counsel and information to employer clients regarding human resource and employment issues. Employment counsellors are employed primarily by federal and provincial governments but are also employed by large establishments and private employment service agencies. Supervisors of employment counsellors are included in this unit group.

career counsellor – except education, career development consultant, career development counsellor, employment counsellor, occupational counsellor, outplacement counsellor, relocation consultant, relocation counsellor, supervisor, employment counsellors, vocational counsellor.

Employment counsellors perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and assist clients with such matters as job readiness skills, job search strategies, writing résumés and preparing for job interviews
  • Advise employers on human resource and other employment-related issues
  • Administer and interpret tests designed to determine the interests, aptitudes and abilities of clients
  • Assess need for assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid or further vocational training and refer clients to the appropriate services
  • Provide established workers with information on maintaining a job or moving within an organization, dealing with job dissatisfaction or making a mid-career change
  • Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings, entry and skill requirements and other occupational information
  • Provide consulting services to community groups and agencies, business and industry, and to other organizations involved in providing community-based career planning resources.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Chatham, Windsor, Sarnia, Amherstburg, Belle River, Forest, Kingsville, Lakeshore, Leamington, Petrolia, St. Clair Beach, Tecumseh, Blenheim, Dresden, Ridgetown, Stoney Point, Tilbury, Wallaceburg

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Outlook & Prospects for Employment Counsellors in Windsor-Sarnia Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Employment Counsellors in Windsor-Sarnia Region as well as in the rest of the Ontario.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Windsor-Sarnia Region Undetermined 2014-07-31

Compared to other occupations, this is a relatively small occupational group in the Windsor - Sarnia region with few and infrequent job opportunities.

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