Helping Clients Overcome Employment Barriers

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Switchboard defines employment barriers as factors that prevent clients from obtaining initial employment in the U.S. or advancing in their careers. This information guide suggested practical approaches to address some of the most common refugee employment barriers, including: 

  • Lack of English/literacy skills
  • Lack of job skills/credentials
  • Logistical barriers
  • Cultural/religious barriers
  • Emotional barriers 

Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
Resource Type: Guide
Date: May 29, 2019
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): Switchboard

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