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How to become a career counselor?


Edhi Mehtra

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Career counselor plays a crucial role in the lives of people who are not sure, what they should choose or what career option is suitable for them. If they meet a good career counselor, then it can change their life as the proper guidance is necessary. This is the duty of a career counselor also that he or she should adequately guide the students so that they could perform in a good way in their lives ahead.

 We all know, what a career counselor is, but few of us know how to become one. Here are a few of the steps that could help you in becoming a career counselor. 

Check whether you are fit for this job or not

Before you start doing any job, this is your duty to check whether you are suitable for it or not. It is essential, as you should do everything with perfection and put your heart and soul to it. if you feel that you are not suitable for a particular job, you should not focus upon it. 

Career counseling is a job of responsibility, and one should do it with full passion. So, if you are not interested, you should not opt for this option.

Join a course to earn a degree and to learn how to work

This is a definite step, as we mentioned earlier that a job should be done with perfection. Otherwise, you should not get involved in it. So, to learn the work, you should join a course that will train you in this field. For this, you can search for different courses online. You can locate various colleges and institutions and then can apply for them according to your qualification and their requirement.

Start working

There are several ways in which you can become a career counselor. Some agencies hire various career counselors. So, after learning your work efficiently, you can apply to these agencies. Many of the educational institutions are there that they hire career counselors for their students. If you are interested, you can go with them also. Apart from that, you can start your career counseling firm. You can even begin through your YouTube channel.

So, these are few of the things that can make you the perfect career counselor and may help may students in getting the best guidance for their future.