A job as a career counselor means putting on your best face every day and helping students or immigrants step into the job pool with confidence. There isn’t always an easy way to do this, but job sites and forums for career counselors can help you learn the right things to say and how to keep in touch with hopeful employees. There’s an art to being a career counselor, so it helps to constantly educate yourself and learn new networking skills for your clients.
Counselors might work in schools, clinics or in private settings, and they might specialize in specific fields such as student, family or addiction counseling. But they all look to use resources in their studies and in practice. The following 40 best online libraries for counselors can provide those resources, with free downloads of journal articles and books or tools to help build a counseling library of your choosing. Continue reading →