1. What is career counselling?
Career counselling is mentoring or coaching an individual on issues connected with their career or job. It can aid people in changing or leaving a job/career, or choosing a career early in life by assessing their skills, needs, and desires. Career counselling can be opted for at any stage of your life.
2. What does a career counsellor do?
Career counsellors should have sufficient knowledge regarding education choices, training as well as career options. A counsellor acquires client's history regarding their skills, education, interests, personality and employment after interviewing them. They then give guidance and assist the client in choosing a particular course or a job or training that is appropriate for them.
3. What documents or preparation do I need during a career counselling?
There are no requirements for a session of counselling. However, it is important to provide details about yourself for better evaluation by the counsellor. Also, you could prepare a list of queries that you are doubtful about, such as how to apply to universities or write a resume.
4. When should I visit a career counsellor?
You can go to a career counsellor when you are:
trying to select a university
uncertain on which course or subjects should be taken up
considering to quit your job or have just left one
not employed for a long time and want to get back a job
considering a change in career
having problems in maintaining a healthy work-life balance
5. What is the importance of career counselling for students?
Career counselling can assist students in choosing a course based on their skills, interests, personality, and job expectations. This can help them pick an appropriate career and attain the most out of it in their life, achieving professional success and happiness.