Career counseling is a type of advice-giving and support provided by
career counselors to the students, to help the students manage their journey through
life, learning and work changes (career). This includes career exploration, making
career choices, managing career changes, lifelong career development and dealing
with other career-related issues.
Professional career counselors supports people with career-related challenges.
Through their expertise in career development and labor markets, they put a person’s
qualifications, experience, strengths and weakness in a broad perspective while also
considering their desired salary, personal hobbies and interests, location, job
market and educational possibilities. Through their counseling and teaching
abilities, career counselors additionally supports people in gaining a better
understanding of what really matters for them personally, how they can plan their
careers autonomously, or help them in making tough decisions and getting through
times of crisis