Why is Career Guidance and Counselling Important

1)The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) elucidates that the career counselling of youth comprises of four main components: 

a) providing assistance to the individuals to acquire greater self awareness in areas such as interests, values, abilities, and personality style, 

(b) linking individuals to sources so that they can become more well-informed about occupations and professions,

 (c) involving human beings in the decision-making process so that they can choose a career path that is well suited to their own interests, values, abilities, requirements and personality style, and 

(d) supporting individuals to be dynamic administrators of their career paths including management of career transitions and balancing various life roles as well as becoming lifelong learners in the sense of professional development.