Job Coach

Last Updated: April 26, 2019

Definition - What does Job Coach mean?

Job coach is a profession that focuses on an individual's career development and assists them in achieving their personal goals and that of the organization. A job coach is mainly responsible for evaluating a person's skills for a particular job and assisting them in reaching their potential within the context of their career.

WorkplaceTesting explains Job Coach

A job coach performs their role either at the workplace as a member of the organization, or they operate independently. A job coach that operates within the organization is able to evaluate an employee's skills and abilities and provide on-site coaching and training. Some employees recruit the services of a job coach independently for personal development and career progression. A job coach can assist an individual with job placement, skills training, identifying career opportunities, enhancing personal relationships and behaviors, as well as disability support needs.

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