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Services2020-04-16T19:03:00+01:00
To work coaching2020-04-10T20:32:33+01:00

With To Work Coaching you go looking for a job with a job coach. We propose a reintegration plan submitted to a labor expert. After approval, the process starts.

Together with your coach, you map out your labor market position. To this end, we take a number of personality tests, examine suitable sectors and jobs, and look for a job or work experience placement.

After completion:

  • Job or work experience placement.

For trans people with:

  • Disability, partial-disability, unemployment or reintegration benefits.

Duration:

  • 3 – 12 months

Combines with:

  • Workfit coaching
  • Jobcoaching
  • Apply with your talent

  • Present your talent

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Workfit coaching2020-04-18T14:09:14+01:00

Together with our coaches, you will work on all the physical and psychological aspects of your life that keep you from getting back to work. You will work together as a team to make these barriers manageable.

During the coaching sessions with your job coach, you make a list of what are your talents and where your (new) field of work can be. Together you will look at a selection of organizations you can join or how to engage in a short work experience on the spot. Together you will also plan an approach and, together with the job coach and your to contact person at the municipality, coordinate the project. After that, you will work approximately 6 to 18 months with your coach to realize this plan.

Workfit Coaching is carried out by a specialized job coach from Gendertalent. Our coaches also have a transgender background or have experienced a transition up close. They are also specialized in the problems encountered by transgender people from all walks of life.

After completion:

  • Solid building base for future development.
  • Rhythm and structure, building up your life again.

For trans people with:

  • Disability, partial-disability, unemployment or reintegration benefits.

Duration:

  • Dependant on your allocated budget and personal situation

Combines with:

  • To Work coaching

  • Job coaching

  • Apply with your talent

  • Present your talent

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Job coaching2020-04-18T15:36:12+01:00

 

Job coaching is all about making your new job sustainable. Together with your employer and a professional coach, a match profile and a coaching plan are drawn up on the basis of job analysis.

Based on the coaching plan, you, the coach and the employer set to work to make your job a success. The skills and knowledge you need to perform the work will be trained. Or adjustments will be made to the tasks you have to perform. When it is necessary to create sufficient support on the work floor for you, as a new colleague, coming-out training can be given. An evaluation meeting is regularly scheduled to discuss the goals, current progress and results.

After completion:

  • A safe and welcoming work environment, enabling you to grow and develop.

For trans people with:

  • Disability, partial-disability, unemployment or reintegration benefits.

Combines with:

  • To Work coaching

  • Workfit coaching

Duration:

  • Dependant on your allocated budget and personal situation

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Coming out coaching2020-04-18T16:07:33+01:00

 

With Coming Out Guidance you learn to be successful at coming out at work. Together with your coach, you go through the process of your coming out. If necessary, your supervisor can also be involved.

Together with the coach, you will get to work with the goal to be yourself at work. You draw up a plan of approach and discuss important decisions with your coach, who supports you on the basis of knowledge and experience. The support can take the form of conversations, doing exercises or reading literature. This depends on what suits you best.

You decide how big the steps are and you go through the coming out phases at your own pace. In this way, you can gauge for yourself exactly where you stand and where you still want guidance.

After completion:

  • Have a safe working environment where you can be yourself.

For trans people with:

  • The desire to come out

Duration:

  • 3 – 9 months

Combines with:

  • Labor Market Training

  • Gender-diversity awareness training
  • Gender-diversity and employees
  • Gender-diversity and HR
  • Gender-diversity and customer account managers

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Health Recovery Coaching2020-04-18T16:43:32+01:00

 

During the initial intake session, with you and your employer together you gain insight into your illness and the underlying factors we draw up a work resumption plan, in which possibilities, limitations, advice, and points of attention for you and your manager emerge. At the end of this phase, it is determined whether track 1, track 2 or both tracks will be undertaken.

Track 1

In track 1, you will continue to work for your current employer and will be deployed to resume work. If necessary, we will adjust the function, tasks, workplace and working hours. Based on job analysis, we determine whether the proposed solutions are appropriate for you and your employer. If this is the case, the guidance will be phased out.

Track 2

If it turns out that it is better to integrate with another employer, we set track 2 in motion. After we have mapped out what the new employer has to comply with, we help you find a suitable workplace. To this end, we work together with Genderflex, the specialised employment agency for transgender people. In addition, our coaches have a large business network. When a new workplace is found, the coach will actively work with you to make your new job a success.

After completion:

  • Work cycle that matches your pace.
  • A workplace that accommodates your needs.
  • Government compliant file plus employer progress report.

For trans people with:

  • Health issues affecting their working abilities.

Rights & duties:

  • Coach guidance on the consequences of being sick.
  • Weighing in on the effect of accepting a lower-paid position.

Duration:

  • 3 – 24 months

Combines with:

  • Applying with your talent

  • Present your talent

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Outplacement coaching2020-04-18T17:14:04+01:00

 

Your future, career awaits.

During outplacement guidance, Gendertalent will help you to process all the feelings, thoughts, emotional connections, team separation and everything else. Feelings such as anger, doubt and uncertainty must be sufficiently processed before you start looking for a new job. In doing so, we take into account the changes in social life and the medical trajectory thigh in transgender people often play a role.

In order to find a new job that really suits you, we start working with four elements: who am I, what do I want, what can I do and what do I do? The answers to these questions are essential to find an environment where you really fit in. We use personality tests, go through your resume with you, play quality games and have one-on-one conversations. In this way we get your qualities, drives, motivation and learning points in a row.

This coaching will be combined with trainings such as Applying with your talent and Present your talent. Our coaches will help you look for a job, you will also have access to the vacancy database of Genderflex.

After completion:

  • Fully prepared for your new job.

  • Skills that will aid you in all future job applications.

For trans people who:

  • Recently lost their job
  • Are in the process of leaving their current employer

Duration:

  • 3 – 12 months

Combines with:

  • Apply with your talent

  • Present your talent

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Career coaching2020-04-18T17:25:16+01:00

 

With Career Coaching you work together with a coach on a specific career question such as: “What is the next step in my career?” and “What do I like about my work?” We also help you deal with certain situations that you or those around you may experience as difficult or awkward.

Together with a professional coach you will set goals in a Plan of Action. After approval of this plan and the associated costs, you will start working on the coaching goals. This can be done by means of interviews, literature or homework assignments.

After completion:

  • Career development clarity.
  • Experience handling experiences outside of the comfort zone.

Duration:

  • 1 – 9 months
    (6-12 coaching sessions) 

Combines with:

  • Coming-out coaching

  • Health recovery coaching

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Labor market education2020-04-18T17:36:54+01:00

 

Discover your job market

In 4 hours time, interactive presentations, group discussions and role-plays will clarify what a transition can mean for your career development. We discuss the facts and figures about working as a transgender person in the Netherlands. We also explain the HR cycle from an employee and employer perspective, including rights and obligations. Finally, we give you effective tips & tricks for applying and working as a transgender person.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with the support of an experienced expert. Together they treat many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based on the literature on transgender persons, work psychology and diversity management.

After completion:

  • Job market awareness.
  • Rights and obligations toward employers.
  • Handling all types of behavior at the workplace.
  • Managing the impact of a transition.

For trans people who:

  • Are interested in increasing their odds at the job market.

Duration:

  • One part of a day

Group size:

  • 12-20 people

Combines with:

  • To work coaching
  • Workfit

  • Outplacement coaching
  • Present your talent
  • Career coaching
  • Applying with your talent

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Applying with your Talent2020-04-18T17:49:35+01:00

 

Learn how to apply for a job

During this multi-day training you will be able to apply for a job from A to Z. You will discover your strengths and weaknesses, learn how to search and analyse vacancies, draw up a recruiting CV and write an effective cover letter. You will also practice conducting job interviews.

In addition, we will discuss how you can deal with difficult moments during the application process. Think about telling or not telling about a transgender background during the application, uncertainty about your appearance and making sure you are more than “that transgender”.

 

After completion:

  • Articulating your selection of talents clearly during an interview.
  • Drawing up a great cover letter and recruiting CV.
  • Discussing your transgender background in a way that resonates with employers.
  • Managing your fears related to the application process. 

For trans people who:

  • Are interested in improving their job application skills.

Duration:

  • Three half-day sessions, consisting of four hours

Group size:

  • 8 – 12 people

Combines with:

  • Apply with your talent

  • Present your talent

  • To work coaching
  • Workfit coaching
  • Outplacement coaching
  • Health-recovery coaching

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Present your talent2020-04-18T18:09:26+01:00

 

Learn to present yourself

In this intensive 2-day training you will work with photo and video to improve your presentation skills. Together with transgender people and gender non-conformists you will discover how to present yourself effectively towards a (potential) employer, in a way that suits you. In the training, themes such as behavior, passability and clothing will be discussed, and you will learn what effect this has on your job applications. In this way you learn to make a good first impression during an interview.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with support from an experience expert. Together they treat many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based with literature on transgender people, work psychology and diversity management.

This training is very suitable to combine with the training ‘Applying for a job with your talent. With this training you are fully prepared for the application process.

After completion:

  • Be able to covey the right message via your behaviour, clothing and attitude to your employer.
  • Deal with your transgender background during a job interview.
  • Manage employer expectations and possible resistance.

For trans people who:

  • Are interested in improving their presentation skills during interviews

Duration:

  • 2 days, one day of eight hours and one day of four hours

Group size:

  • 8-12 people

Combines with:

  • To Work coaching

  • Apply with your talent

  • Present your talent

  • Workfit coaching
  • Health-recovery coaching
  • Outplacement coaching

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Genderdiversity Awareness training for professionals2020-04-18T18:23:32+01:00

 

Promote gender diversity within your organization

Awareness Training is ideal for organizations that want to make their employees aware of gender diversity. In 2 hours participants receive a crash course in recognizing the mix of gender expression, gender identity, gender, and sexuality. They also become aware of the possible difficulties that gender diverse individuals may experience during their careers.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with the support of an experience expert. Together they deal with many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based on literature on transgender people, work psychology and diversity management.

 

After completion:

  • Knowing the concepts of gender expression & identity, biological gender, and sexuality.
  • Knowing the course of a sex change.
  • How to deal with gender diversity at work.

  • Knowing the hardships of gender-diverse people.
  • Knowing how to handle gender-diverse customers.

For professionals who:

  • Work in income support, as managers, employees and HR.
  • Want to know more about gender diversity.

Group size:

  • 12-20 people

Duration:

  • Two hours

Combines with:

  • Gender-diversity and employees
  • Gender-diversity and HR

  • Gender-diversity and customer account managers

Location:

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Online via Whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft teams & others.

  • Location of your choice

Gender diversity and customer account managers2020-04-18T18:36:51+01:00

 

Step into the world of gender diversity during this 1-day training.

At the same time, you will gain knowledge and skills to better support transgender and gender non-conforming people in your own field of work. For example, the training will show you how you can reduce resistance from employers who have a negative attitude towards gender diversity.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with support from an experience expert. Together they discuss many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based with literature on transgender people, work psychology and diversity management.

After completion:

  • Understanding the many forms of gender diversity.
  • Do’s and Dont’s with gender-diverse clients.
  • Knowing the course of a gender change.
  • Dealing with possible resistance towards gender-diversity.

For professionals who:

  • Want to deepen their knowledge of how to deal with gender diversity, trust, and environmental resistance.

Group size:

  • 8 – 12 people

Duration:

  • One day

Combines with:

  • Gender-diversity awareness training for professionals

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Gender diversity and HR2020-04-18T18:42:51+01:00

Enable positive changes within your organization.

During this group training you will be made more aware of gender diversity across the board in one day. You will go deeper into many (invisible) gender identities and expressions, and discover how you can apply these insights from start to finish in your HR cycle. For example, you will learn how to guide someone who wants to come out to colleagues.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with the support of an experience expert. Together they deal with many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based with literature on transgender people, work psychology and diversity management.

 

After completion:

  • Know the nuances and forms of gender diversity.

  • Dealing with Gender-diversity, the effects of gender change at the workplace, supervision during the “coming out” period and how to handle resistance on the work floor.

For professionals who:

  • Want to know how to best deal with gender diversity in the workplace.
  • Want to know how to best deal with gender diversity in the workplace.

Group size:

  • 8 – 12 people

Duration:

  • One day

Combines with:

  • Gender-diversity awareness training for professionals 

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice

Gender diversity and employees2020-04-18T18:49:50+01:00

 

A group training that will get you up to speed on gender diversity.

During this practical group training, you will be made more aware of gender diversity across the board in one day. You will gain more knowledge of (invisible) gender identities and expressions and practices applying new skills through role-plays, films and interactive assignments. This will teach you how, for example, to best appeal to gender-diverse clients when you are not sure of the person’s gender identity. In addition, you will be given tools to draw extra attention to gender diversity in the workplace.

This training is given by a specialized trainer of Gendertalent with the support of an experienced expert. Together they treat many practical examples, often based on their own experience. All Gendertalent trainings are scientifically based on literature on transgender people, work psychology and diversity management.

 

After completion:

  • Understand the many forms of gender diversity, do’s and dont’s with gender-diverse customers.
  • Knowing about the path of gender change.
  • Properly address a gender diverse person and discuss inappropriate behavior towards them.

For professionals who:

  • Want to learn how to best deal with gender-diverse customers.

Group size:

  • 8 – 12 people

Duration:

  • One day

Combines with:

  • Gender-diversity awareness training for professionals 

Location:

  • Online via whatsapp, Skype, Microsoft Teams & others

  • Major cities: Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Groningen, Eindhoven

  • Location of your choice