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Vocational Counseling

Are you ready to start enjoying WHAT you do?

Vocational Counseling empowers individuals in achieving their career goals.  You can explore and develop a plan to help you not only love what you do, but be successful in how you spend a majority of your life.  Did you know you will spend 76% of the best 40 years of your life working?  Vocational counseling can help you find new and effective ways to maximize your effort and help you achieve your personal best on the job and in life. 

 

Here are some signs to look for if you are ready to make changes and take charge of your career:

  • You absolutely dread Mondays and the thought of going back to work after the weekend.

  • You are unhappy at work most of the time and feel like even small problems are a crisis.

  • You don’t see any other options available to you and feel stuck.

  • You don’t really know what you are good at.

  • Are you wanting a new job in the next 30-60 days?

  • Do you need some brushing up on current job seeking methods?

So what do you work on in vocational counseling?  Your counselor will meet with you and personalize your plan for success depending on your goals. Here are a few things you might discuss: 

  • The challenges of making changes in your life

  • Setting goals and taking action

  • How you can better engage at work 

  • How you can have healthier interactions with your co-workers

  • How to not let your work STRESS you out

  • How your personality, skills and abilities apply to work you will love

  • How to get multiple job offers in 10 days (for real!)

  • Job search strategies that work

  • Networking/LinkedIn page

  • Developing a winning resume/cover letters/introduction letters/thank you notes

  • Doing the research before you go to the interview

  • Interviewing do’s and don’ts for today’s labor market

  • How to negotiate your salary once you have offer(s) on the table

  • Self employment, Is it for you or not?

 

Who can Vocational Counseling help?  Vocational Counseling is not only for those interested in finding their career path or struggling with their current career path.  We can help with stress management and time management.  Are you just stressed out going into work or coming home from work?  Do your work stressors flow over into your family and friend relationships?  Are you struggling to get along with your co-workers?   Do you feel you are overwhelmed with day to day challenges?

 

We can also help those with disabilities find a job or career that they can be successful in.  Are you struggling with a physical disability?  Have you had an accident that has made it difficult for you to work?  Are you struggling with a mental disability that is resulting in stress and work has become unmanageable?  Is ADHD or Autism causing frustration in your career aspirations?  Or maybe you are a Veteran who may be having issues adjusting to civilian life or PTSD?

 

Do you need to make a career shift, career choice or career plan?

 

We can help!  Start today with a free 30-minute consultation to see if this is where you can begin to find success in what you do.   Our vocational counselor can talk with you and set up a plan that is right for you!  She will recommend and provide assessments and resources that will get you on the right track.

 

A wide variety of assessments are utilized to pin point your interests, values, aptitudes, and interpersonal preferences. These are then compared to occupations allowing you to explore your best options and make informed decisions about your educational and/or career future.

 

 

Resources

Students

Everyone

Job Seekers

Favorite Books

  • 48 Days to the Work You Love, by Dan Miller

  • What Color is Your Parachute, by Richard N. Bolles

  • Work Strong, by Peter Weddele

  • Knock ‘Em Dead, by Martin Yate

  • Sweaty Palms, by H. Anthony Medley

  • Do What You Are, by Tieger and Barron

  • Now What?, by Nicholas Lore

  • Career Match, by Shoya Zichy

  • Strengths Finder, by Tom Rath

  • Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren

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