Career counseling, sometimes known as career advice, is a type of therapy that is accessible at any point of a person’s life to assist them in making decisions about their careers, such as choosing, changing, or quitting one.
It can involve one-on-one interactions between a counselor and a job seeker, as well as evaluations, exercises, and projects that are meant to assist career searchers make the most of their own unique talents and capabilities. A career counselor is comparable to a career coach in the sense that experts in both jobs may assist you in navigating your work life.
Anyone can call oneself a career counselor in the United States since the term ‘career counselor’ is not legally protected. A career counseling course is required to be included in the curricula for a masters in counseling degree by CACREP, the certifying organization for counselor education programs, in order for these programs to be accredited.