About

La Consolacion College Manila

Student Development Center

College Department

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND JOB PLACEMENT SERVICE

RATIONALE

            In line with the vision and mission of La Consolacion College Manila, the Career and Placement Service of the College Department aims to carry out its responsibility in the formation of its students as globally competitive individuals who is able to adapt to the ever-changing needs of life and societal realities. 

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

This service aims to conduct activities that would enhance the students’ career awareness and planning.   It is also responsible in providing career counseling, facilitating employment readiness skills, provisions for continuing education, and job opportunities for students of all levels.

PROGRAM CONTENT

  1. Career Exploration and Planning

Counseling is provided to the students to identify individual needs and concerns regarding their personal-social well-being, career goals, and academic difficulties as a student in their search for a prospective employer.  This also involves the different career options and opportunities offered for each student, as well as the selection for appropriate programs or field of specialization.

Specific Objectives

Strategies

Persons Involved

Time Frame

To understand the skills and characteristics that most employer seek, as well as the importance of values, personality traits, and knowing one’s strengths and weaknesses

Career Counseling

Distribution of informative materials

- Choosing your Career

- Basic Interview Questions

- Skills & Values Employers Seek

- Common Resume errors

- How to successfully complete application forms

Guidance Counselors/Staff

 

Students (all levels)

June onwards

  1. Career Readiness Skills

To provide seminar-workshop and group sessions related to job application and career empowerment which intends to maximize our students’ skills and abilities for advancement

Specific Objective/s

Strategies

Persons Involved

Time Frame

To help develop skills necessary in preparation for their entry into a career or employment

 

Seminar- workshop

 Group guidance sessions

- Power Dressing

- Interview do’s & don’ts

- Resume /cover letter writing

 

Guidance Counselors/Staff

Students (all levels)

 

 

 

July onwards

 

 

 

  1. Career Assessment

It involves the administration and interpretation of psychological test to students to determine their personality, interest, ability, values, etc. to evaluate their preparedness for work and acceptability for employment

Specific Objective/s

Name of Test/s

Persons Involved

Time Frame

To assess the personality, values, interest, and abilities of our students and its implication in the workplace

Battery of Psychological tests

  (Filipino Work Values Scale, Self-Directed Search, 16 Personality Factors, etc.)

Guidance Counselors/Staff

Students (all levels)

 

 

 

 

July onwards

  1. Job Placement

This involves the conduct of activities that would help our students’ to have easy, accessible, and straight-forward entrance to the workplace.  This would also assists them to be awareof the current trends and practices as future employees

Specific Objective/s

Strategies

Persons Involved

Time Frame

To introduce our graduating students to the different job opportunities presented by nationally and internationally recognized companies

 

To have an online venue for employment opportunities for graduating students as well as on-the-job-training and internship opportunitiesfor practicum students

Conduct Career and Job Fair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Facilitate the creation of ResumeLink for each student

(a personalized URL for jobseekers’  resume that are readily viewable online)

 

Guidance Counselors/Staff

Students (all levels)

 

 

 

 

All year round