Why Career Counselling?
"The future depends on what you do today"
CAREER COUNSELLING HELPS TO SOLVE THE FOLLOWING CORE PROBLEMS:
- The problem of students not knowing which subject stream/ group, vocational course to choose and study
- Prevents the troubles of picking up a career path of other’s liking and based on pre-conceived fantasies
- The problem of students not knowing the subjects and courses required for entry to their choice program of higher study and future career
Individuals make better decisions when they are confident of their own sense of career identity, know that they are ready to make decisions, have the confidence to make decisions and understand the supports and barriers that affect their decisions.
The following are some common external factors that majorly influence a student’s career path…
- Family and relatives
- Friends and acquaintances
- Peer group
- Educational Institution
- Financial situation
- Absence of Exposure
- Fancy occupation titles
- Career/ job trends
- Career Counsellor
Individuals choose a career for different reasons… for example
- High income
- Status and position
- Follow passion
- Serve others