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Why Mid Career Pros Need Career Counseling

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It's about helping the individual to deal with issues related to careers, career paths, career shifts, career changes and retirement

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Why Mid Career Pros Need Career Counseling

  1. 1. Why Mid-Career Pros need Career Counseling?
  2. 2. <ul><li>‘ Cause they are… </li></ul><ul><li>Stuck up at work </li></ul><ul><li>Plagued by indecision </li></ul><ul><li>Unhappy </li></ul><ul><li>Feel underutilised </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Career Counseling? It's about helping the individual to deal with issues related to careers, career paths, career shifts, career changes and retirement
  4. 4. Listen to the Signs <ul><li>Lack of clarity about work-related or personal issues </li></ul><ul><li>Dissatisfaction with the job, leading to frequent absenteeism </li></ul><ul><li>Frustration, lack of motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Workaholism leading to work-life imbalance   </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme emotions that cannot be handled by oneself </li></ul>
  5. 5. When could middle career professionals come to a counselor? <ul><li>When you have hit a roadblock at work </li></ul><ul><li>There's a relationship that’s sapping your energies </li></ul><ul><li>There's a dilemma regarding an important decision to be taken </li></ul><ul><li>There's a sharp dip in effectivity at the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>There's lack of work-life balance </li></ul><ul><li>There's no sense of satisfaction at work </li></ul>
  6. 6. How can a counselor help in re-assessment or resolving career crisis? <ul><li>Helps one approach a crisis with objectivity. </li></ul><ul><li>Guides individuals to resolve the crisis themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Helps discover a person’s inner self </li></ul><ul><li>Helps identify gaps in ones career </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies an individual’s strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Guides a midpro from here to there </li></ul>

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