If you are looking for a position as a Careers Advisor, the role will include providing information, advice and guidance to help people make realistic choices about their education, training and work. You may deal with a range of people from school children aged 13+ years up to adults who perhaps want a career change or need help with further training. You will also be required to identify options for suitable careers, help to build CVs, identify skills gaps, advise on where to search for jobs and help with the application, and locate relevant training courses. The work can be based in a variety of locations in the public, private and voluntary sectors, depending on the sector and age group targeted. There are required industry related qualifications, and experience in providing support, advice and guidance will be an advantage.
Careers Advisor CV Example
A hardworking, professional person who has gained experience within the recruitment and advisory industries, and have achieved various related qualifications from in-house training up to Degree level. I possess five years of experience in the career field which included training in CVs, cover letters, interviews and other career advisor areas and a further three years of corporate Human Resources/Recruiting experience. I am now seeking a role where my skills and experience can be utilized.
Date to Date or To Date – Employment and Careers Advisor – Where?
Working within a centre dealing with a high volume of unemployed individuals requiring carerrs advice and assistance in overcoming barriers to employment. Main duties included:
Managing a case load of unemployed individuals – supporting them back to employment
Assisting with the sourcing of vacancies
Assisting with the learning of employability and functional skills
Running a CV workshop to offer advice and support
Running job search sessions with groups of 10 – 15 individuals
Booking one-to-one meetings to update action plans
Completing relevant paperwork for JCP and other administrative duties
University, College, School – For all include titles/subjects and qualifications.
Courses completed – Advice and Guidance NVQ? Degrees and Grade? Modules covered?
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Effective communication skills? Eye for detail? Listening skills?
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
What do you like to do outside of work? Remember the type of industry you are applying to work in…your personal hobbies and interests say a lot about the applicants personality and could help decide whether or not you would be suitable for the role.
Available on request.