Career Counselor
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Our institute is in search of an empathetic and knowledgeable Career Counselor to join us. You should be up-to-date with the latest developments in the educational field and top-performing industry roles. 

You should have a listening ear and the judgment to offer appropriate career consultation. Besides, you should be able to assist clients in preparing an attractive resume and in gathering supporting documents. Also, you should be able to direct clients to skill-building workshops or conduct one-on-one sessions.

As a Career Counselor, you should be able to direct clients in developing attainable long-term career goals. In addition to this, you should visit different institutes and colleges to offer consultation. You should also actively participate in job fairs. 

To excel in this job role, you should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Moreover, you should be able to guide with strategic career planning. A proven work experience in this area of work will be an added advantage. 

Send in your applications if you have the skills set we are looking for. We would love to have a word with you. 


  • Understanding the client’s career preferences and concerns

  • Reviewing client’s educational qualifications and work experience before offering consultation

  • Informing clients of befitting and profitable career choices

  • Helping clients enroll for aptitude and personality development tests

  • Assisting clients in developing effective strategies for career growth

  • Providing help to clients in restructuring and updating their resumes

  • Offering guidance in compiling relevant documents

  • Enrolling clients to skill-building workshops

  • Assisting clients in developing long-term career plans

  • Directing clients to therapy sessions and medical help, if needed

  • Visiting schools and colleges to conduct career development programs

  • Conducting mock interviews to help clients/students with interview preparations

  • Offering consultation at job fairs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Industrial Psychology or a related field

  • License in Counselling is mandatory

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Career Counseling in a reputed organization or Educational institute

  • Demonstrating excellent judgement and listening skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Displaying empathy and highly motivated behavior

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to handle stressful situations

  • Ability to offer improved customer service

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