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Employment counselling/guidance


Counselling or guidance that addresses one or more of the following domains: career/ occupational decision-making, skill enhancement, job search and employment maintenance. Activities include assessment, development and implementation of an action plan, follow-up and evaluation.


The outcome of employment counselling is to help clients improve their employability and self-sufficiency in the labour market.


Canada Career Information Partnership (2006). A Career Development Resource for Parents. Available from Internet:

Career Guidance and Counselling Glossary. Result of Leonardo da Vinci programme project “Overcoming Intercultural and Linguistic Barriers in Continuously Accessible Vocational Guidance and Counselling” (project No LT/03/B/F/LA-171023). Available from Internet:

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