Youth unemployment in Albania is around 32%. It is young people and those from disadvantaged and discriminated populations, such as the Roma, who suffer from the lack of opportunities. Swisscontact’s experiences with these groups of young people has shown that technical skills development alone will not suffice for them to be able to find gainful employment. Their professional integration therefore should not be understood merely as a simple act, but much more as a multi-layered process. The coaching cycle address this reality head-on.