Employability

Below we provide a selection of our projects in the subject area Employability either implemented by ÖSB Consulting or one of our associate companies.


Apprenticeship now!

Country: Austria

Duration: 08/2017 - 01/2020

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Carinthia

Implemented by: bfi Carinthia, ÖSB Consulting, WIFI Carinthia

 

The aim of this project is to support 19 to 24 year-old young people who have completed their compulsory schooling but have not been able to secure a company-based apprenticeship by offering them supra-company apprenticeships. The programme participants are supported before, during and after the start of their apprenticeship with intensive individual counselling, which aims to help them transition to a company-based apprenticeship or job.


Boys' Day

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2015 - 12/2019

Client/Donor: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to encourage teenage boys to take up an "untypical male" profession, e.g. in the care or teaching sector. By doing so, it breaks with stereotypes about gendered professions. Male role models are actively involved in diverse information events and workshops, working directly with the target group as well as with multipliers and stakeholders, such as parents, teachers or youth coaches.

 

» project website


Fair Plus Cleaning - Promotion of female employees in the cleaning sector

Country: Austria

Duration: 08/2017 - 07/2019

Client/Donor: European Social Fund

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The outcomes and outputs of Fair Plus Cleaning include (1) a study on the actual situation of women in the cleaning sector, (2) the creation of possibilities for enhanced qualification and career planning in the cleaning sector, (3) enhanced work conditions, (4) the initiation of gender and diversity measures in the cleaning sector, and (5) business consultancy aiming at the promotion of women and equal opportunities.

 

» project website


Communication platform "Health promotes employment"

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2013 - 07/2019

Client/Donor: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The online platform offers information as well as regional and national networking activities for companies, stakeholders, and institutions on "health at work" topics. A special focus is put on the integration of people with health problems into the labour market.

 

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Funds of the City of Graz for Development and Promotion

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2015 - 12/2018

Client/Donor: City of Graz

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to promote career and income opportunities of the working poor living in Graz (persons aged 18 to 64), through financial support and customized training and retraining. ÖSB Consulting implements the project by establishing and maintaining the project's public relations, cooperating with local educational institutes, and compiling low-threshold proposal packages for this target group.


Upgrade

Country: Austria

Duration: 05/2016 - 12/2018

Client/Donor: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to offer career guidance to young men and women who have completed their compulsory schooling and who are completing their compulsory basic military service or ending their military career. Counsellors and participants jointly develop a plan to acquire additional vocational or educational qualifications, which includes funding options from local institutions.


Youth Coaching - Carinthia

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2014 - 12/2018

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers.

 

» project website


Youth Coaching - Styria

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2014 - 12/2018

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting (2017: alpha nova, Lebenshilfe, Soziale Dienste)

 

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers

 

» project website


Youth Coaching - Vienna

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2014 - 12/2018

Client/Donor: Social Ministry Service

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this programme is to identify young people at risk of dropping out of school, and to reintegrate those who have dropped out already. Services include (1) individual student counselling and case management to develop specific and feasible educational and employment perspectives, and (2) awareness-raising workshops and information seminars for schools, parents and multipliers.

 

» project website


Business Competence 4 U

Country: Austria

Duration: 10/2013 - 08/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Tyrol

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to integrate highly qualified persons (academics and technicians) into the first labour market. Services include individual coaching, basic business education (including business economics, accounting and project management), and on-the-job training for specific job requirements in various companies. Through on-the-job training, participants gain insight into companies' day-to-day work environment and are able to establish business contacts.


Work | Counselling | Orientation Youth

Country: Austria

Duration: 07/2015 - 06/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting, WUK

 

The target group consists of young people registered at the Public Employment Service of Vienna. They are provided intense and continuous coaching with the aim of integrating them sustainably into the labour market or preparing them for other services offered in Vienna, thereby also acting as a platform for the coordination of internship and apprenticeship training.

 

» project website


c'mon17 - Upper Austria

Country: Austria

Duration: 02/2014 - 01/2018

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Upper Austria

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

This project offers special services for young people who are registered with the Public Employment Service and cannot be reached by conventional means. The aim of the consulting concept is to achieve better compliance and labour market integration of young people aged 17 to 24 through case management in order to make existing offers more attractive and to reduce drop-out rate.

 

» project website


Technical Assistance for Increasing the Adaptability of Employers and Employees in the Tourism Sector

Country: Turkey

Duration: 01/2014 - 07/2016

Client/Donor: European Commission

Implemented by: Ankon Consultancy, DTSF, GFA, GIZ, Öykü Dialogue Co., ÖSB Consulting, sequa

 

The aim of this project is to increase the adaptability of employees and employers in the Turkish tourism sector by investing into human capital to achieve a more sustainable economic growth. Key services include developing an awareness-raising campaign, analysing the labour force in the tourism sector, developing training programmes, and establishing and increasing networking among training providers to increase their training capacities.


c'monAPP - TVET

Country: Austria

Duration: 07/2014 - 10/2015

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

In addition to the services of the Public Employment Service, this project offers voluntary career guidance and coaching through placement-oriented case management and is designed to support young people seeking a TVET / apprenticeship training position or who are in an out-of-firm TVET / vocational apprenticeship training to transfer to a regular, in-firm TVET / apprenticeship training position.


Focus 1 - Supra-regional support structure for people in precarious working situations to stabilise and secure their employment situation

Country: Austria

Duration: 04/2014 - 10/2015

Client/Donor: Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

This project offers support services to individual companies in difficult or precarious situations. Consulting, qualification and networking services focus on topics such as achieving financial stability for the self-employed, returning to salaried employment, or stabilising and strengthening people's health and ability to work.


step2job4youth

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2014 - 10/2015

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

This project is aimed at young adults aged 17 to 20 who receive needs-based minimum income protection (BMS) and who are in problematic situations. Through counselling and individual problem-solving strategies, young adults are rapidly integrated into the first job market or into training positions.


c'monAPP

Country: Austria

Duration: 07/2013 - 10/2015

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

c'monAPP serves as an additional counselling service for young participants in the inter-company apprenticeship training (ÜBA) with the aim to stabilise endangered training courses and to enable young people to enter the first job market. With placement-oriented and stabilising case management and individual coaching, the young clients get to experience internships and receive support to complete their exams.


Educational counselling "Advancement Tyrol"

Country: Austria

Duration: 09/2013 - 12/2014

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Tyrol

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to increase the qualification of untrained or semi-trained workers who are, due to their previous occupations, at an increased risk for health problems. This educational counselling programme supports persons registered at the Public Employment Service and suffering from (severe) health problems at developing a professional perspective and/or a realistic education plan, and to directly apply these qualifications.


Educational Counselling - Carinthia

Country: Austria

Duration: 08/2013 - 07/2014

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Carinthia

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

The aim of this project is to increase the qualification of untrained or semi-trained workers who are, due to their previous occupations, at an increased risk for health problems. This educational counselling programme supports persons registered at the Public Employment Service and suffering from (severe) health problems at developing a professional perspective and/or a realistic education plan, and to directly apply these qualifications.


c'mon17 - Vienna

Country: Austria

Duration: 01/2013 - 06/2014

Client/Donor: Public Employment Service Vienna

Implemented by: ÖSB Consulting

 

This project offers special services for young people who are registered with the Public Employment Service and cannot be reached by conventional means. The aim of the consulting concept is to achieve better compliance and labour market integration of young people aged 17 to 24 through case management in order to make existing offers more attractive and to reduce drop-out rates