What is career guidance?

Career guidance refers to services and activities intended to assist individuals, of any age and at any point throughout their lives, to make educational, training and occupational choices and to manage their careers” (OECD, 2004). This is done by helping individuals to understand themselves better, especially their interests, abilities and qualifications. Career Guidance sheds light on the diverse educational paths and the complex world of work to those who are transitioning into it. Furthermore, Career guidance aids those who want to make a career change but are unsure how to go about it. Through different support, it provides tools for people of all ages and backgrounds to explore enjoyable and fulfilling careers.