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  • job

    Definition: 

    Set of tasks and duties performed, or meant to be performed, by one person, including for an employer or in self-employment.

    Source: 
    ILO, 2008.
  • job placement

    Definition: 

    Process of supporting individuals to find jobs matching their skills.

    Comments: 
    • job placement can be carried out by (public or private) employment services or educational institutions;
    • job placement encompasses activities such as drafting a CV, preparation for interviews, skills audit, guidance and counselling.
    Source: 
    Cedefop, 2011.