Q: What is it like working as an Employment Counselor?
Employment Counselor in Guelph:
"Low Stress, High Impact."
Pros: My job is not overly stressful. By the time clients come to me, they are job-ready and in a positive place in their lives. I feel like I am having an impact on their lives and making a difference.
Cons: Some clients' lack of motivation is hard to understand, and hard to turn around.
Employment Counselor in Port Colborne:
Pros: - Assist individuals from all walks of life to determine their goals and barriers and assist with determining a strategy to reach the goals.
- Teaching new skills, providing relevant referrals to community programming and medical/housing or other services.
Cons: Very fast paced, high stress and lots of expectations set out by government rather than employer.