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Creating better outcomes for consultants working in employment services  

About the Ready Match Place Program


Developed by Natalia Josephs, the Ready Match Place program utilises proven techniques to assist employment services consultants to place more people into sustainable work. 


With well over two decades working in the area of education and employment, Natalia is an expert in the area of social intelligence and the role it plays in human health and well-being, particularly in an individual's ability to access and maintain the employment of their choice. 


Natalia has placed over 3,500 people with barriers to employment into sustainable work. 


   Her employment placement techniques are recognised and used by employment consultants around Australia.  In her training programs, books and webinars she shares essential knowledge that will assist consultants to improve their confidence w when interacting with their job seekers, and the employers who may be able to provide them with work.

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The breakdown of the Ready Match Place program is as follows:

  1. Define job placement within employment services

  2. Recognise one crucial placement mistake

  3. Identify three methods of job placement and ascertain the advantages and disadvantage of each

  4. Acknowledge job placement as a learned skill

  5. Develop a placement attitude

  6. Recognise job readiness

  7. Interpret your client’s position and intent

  8. Acknowledge cultural diversity in placement activities

  9. Evaluate the need for motivational interviewing or referral to other services

  10. Identify a job title that fits

  11. Prepare your marketing material

  12. Prepare your client for work      

  13. Apply research for good matches and make a list

  14. Call matched employers

  15. Overcome rejection

  16. Handle objections effectively

  17. Close a placement

  18. Identify practical measures to ensure sustainability​

Additional Services: When the Ready Match Place program is completed, we can organise additional face to face sessions via Zoom with Natalia, to further discuss placement practices to increase success and lessen placement anxiety. Please email for further information.

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