How to Choose a Career Counselor

Posted on September 6, 2013

Career counselors are individuals who are trained to help you make good choices about career goals and help you lay down a plan to achieve these goals. They may choose to administer and interpret a career evaluation if needed.

There are certain qualities that all good career counselors should have:

  •  Be able to conduct the interviews in person, as this will allow them to get a good understanding of your goals and personality
  •  Also provide you with a variety of different tests to determine your skills and abilities
  •  Design a career plan which is unique only to you

A Career Counselor can assist you to:

  •  Learn more about yourself
  •  Gain awareness and knowledge of self by assessing interests, abilities, transferable skills, values, and personality as they relate to career choices
  •  Understand your strengths and weaknesses 
  •  Point you towards a career which matches both your abilities and interests

 

Rebecca Pavlik-Heger is a Mental Health Counselor in Indianapolis specializing in Teen Issues and Career Counseling.

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