Profile people

Description

Create a profile of someone, by outlining this person’s characteristics, personality, skills and motives, often by the use of information obtained from an interview or questionnaire.

Alternative labels

profiling people
characterize people based on traits or tendencies
categorize people based on traits or tendencies

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Profile people is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Recruitment consultant: Recruitment consultants provide the suitable candidates to employers according to the specific job profile requested. They perform testing and interviewing with job seekers, shortlist few candidates to present to the employers and match candidates to appropriate jobs. Recruitment consultants maintain relationships with employers to offer their services on a more long-term basis.
Employment agent: Employment agents work for employment services and agencies. They match job seekers with advertised job vacancies and provide advice on job search activities.
Human resources officer: Human resources officers develop and implement strategies that help their employers select and retain appropriately qualified staff within that business sector. They recruit staff, prepare job advertisements, interview and short-list people, negotiate with employment agencies, and set up working conditions. Human resources officers also administer the payroll, review salaries and advise on remuneration benefits and employment law. They arrange for training opportunities to enhance employees’ performance.
Human resources assistant: Human resources assistants provide support in all the processes and efforts carried by human resources managers. They help in the preparation of recruitment processes by scanning CVs and narrowing the selection to the most suitable candidates. They perform administrative tasks, prepare communications and letters, and perform the tabulation of the surveys and assessments carried out by the department.
Employment and vocational integration consultant: Employment and vocational integration consultants offer assistance to unemployed individuals in finding jobs or vocational training opportunities, according to their educational or professional background and experience.They advise them on how to market their skills in the job-hunting process. Employment and vocational integration consultants help job-seekers write CVs and cover letters, prepare for a job interview and indicate where to search for new job or training opportunities.
Dating service consultant: Dating service consultants provide support to clients in searching and finding a partner and setting up the date. They provide personalised advice to help clients meet their dating objectives. They also work in the virtual environment where they assist the online users in managing personal profiles, sending messages, and making connections.

Optional skill

Profile people is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Occupational analyst: Occupational analysts collect and analyse occupational information within one field or company in order to make recommendations for reducing costs and general business improvements. They provide technical assistance to employers in dealing with problematic staff recruitment and development and with staff restructuring. Occupational analysts study and write job descriptions and prepare occupational classification systems.
Polygraph examiner: Polygraph examiners prepare individuals for polygraph testing, conduct the polygraph exam and interpret the results. They pay close attention to detail and use a range of instruments to monitor respiratory, sweat and cardiovascular responses to questions addressed during the process. Polygraph examiners write reports on the basis of the results and can provide courtroom testimony.
Human resources manager: Human resources managers plan, design and implement processes related to the human capital of companies. They develop programs for recruiting, interviewing, and selecting employees based on a previous assessment of the profile and skills required in the company. Moreover, they manage compensation and development programs for the company’s employees comprising trainings, skill assessment and yearly evaluations, promotion, expat programs, and general assurance of the well-being of the employees in the workplace.

 


 

References

  1. Profile people – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022