Career counseling in Fairfax focuses generally on career exploration, career change, personal career development and other career related issues. It is the process of helping a candidate to select a course of study that may help to get into job or make him employable. A counselor would ideally help a candidate get into a career that would suit his aptitude, personality, interest and skills. Counseling involves working with people from various walks of life, from adolescents seeking to explore career options to experienced professionals contemplating a career change. The approach of counseling in Fairfax generally includes completion of one or more assessments, such as cognitive ability tests and personality assessments.