Career outlook for occupational psychologist
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would use your knowledge of psychology to increase the effectiveness of an organisation and improve the job satisfaction of the people working there.
You may work for one organisation, or act as a consultant offering advice to different organisations or businesses.
- create interview processes and tests to assess potential staff
- give counselling and advice to individual employees
- deliver training to build confidence and communication skills
- train and guide people to better understand stress and how to prevent it
- help to make the workplace a more supportive place to work
- give guidance and support during major changes such as restructuring
You'd work closely with other staff such as the human resources team and managers and with employees' representatives such as trade unions.
There are also roles in teaching and research.
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- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Social conscience
- Developing a plan
- Time management
- Making decisions
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