Career Counselor Job Description

Career Counselor Job Description

September 30th, 2019

Career Counselors provide guidance to those facing uncertainty about job-related decisions. Though Career Counselors typically assist students, they may also serve established workers seeking to pivot into alternative professions.

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We are looking for an empathetic Career Counselor to aid our clients with deciphering and selecting their preferred career trajectories. The Career Counselor will be required to uncover clients' prominent and latent strengths, administer and score aptitude measures, and then confer with clients to deliberate findings obtained. You should also prepare clients for entry into their preferred disciplines.

To ensure success as a Career Counselor, you should propose career-related options that clients might not have been able to detect without your intervention. Ultimately, an incredible Career Counselor should grasp the immense magnitude of their suggestions.

Career Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting clients' career-related aspirations, concerns, and uncertainties throughout the consultation process.
  • Reviewing clients' personal and educational undertakings and how the manifestation of these might inform their prospective job-related choices.
  • Guiding clients through the completion of aptitude, personality, and adjacent tests.
  • Scoring clients' responses to pertinent items and conferring with them about the results of these.
  • Proposing career-related options that are congruent with your substantiated insights.
  • Informing clients about potential shortcomings in their skill sets and devising strategies to remedy these.
  • Walking clients through the process of compiling and restructuring their resumes.
  • Pinpointing and informing clients of potentially helpful career-related opportunities.

Career Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Psychology, Social Development, Human Resources, or similar.
  • Graduate degree in Counselling plus appropriate license is preferred.
  • Demonstrable history of displaying excellent clinical judgement.
  • Knowledgeable about ever-changing trends across all dominant industries.
  • Familiarity with obscure yet accessible job opportunities.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Top-notch investigative, assessment, and communication skills.
  • Ability to equip all clients to enter their preferred disciplines.

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