An employment consultant's main responsibilities are completing assessments, developing employment opportunities, and coordinating placements for individuals. This means they must network with potential employers and help convince them to hire individuals in the program. They are also in charge of making sure all relevant documentation is completed on time and correctly. Employment consultants must keep up to date on current job market trends, as well as keep in regular contact with businesses to ensure that the job placements have worked out.
Consultant, Employment Tasks
May be involved in writing and placing advertising for open positions in publications; online and print.
Source, screen and interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills for open positions; may utilize ATS.
Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.