- Education and Training
- Business, Management and Administration
Deciding on a career and finding the path that leads to it can be one of the toughest things anyone has to do. There are more kinds of careers out there than most people have even heard of. How do you know what you’ll be good at? How do you know what you’ll like? Career counselors can help.
Career counselors help clients set realistic career goals that best reflect their situation and personal qualities. Counselors do this by helping clients assess and understand themselves, and by helping them access information and explore the range of career options open to them.
- Use interviews and assessments to identify clients’ interests, skills, and abilities
- Coach clients on interview techniques, resume writing, and networking
Aptitudes and Abilities
1. Knowledgeable about careers and the labor market
2. Communication skills
- Employers include schools, colleges, governments, large companies, and employment agencies
- The work can be stressful
Managing personnel includes hiring, training, supervising, and firing staff members. For example, an office manager might be in charge of interviewing applicants for a new position in the office, or writing reports on an employee’s progress.