Field Guide by NSCDA
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The Navigator role is the first point of contact for job seekers, employers, and the community. They field preliminary questions and inquiries to assess the informational needs of the individual and refer them to the appropriate resources.

They direct, assist, guide, gather, and determine.

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Key attributes

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Confidently navigate difficult situations

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Excel working 1-on-1 with clients

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Possess good time-management skills

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Be empathetic of all clients' situations

Additional Requirements

The NSCDA offers customized and comprehensive training programs for career developers to expand your knowledge and accelerate your career.

Navigator Careers

Career Development Professional 1

The Career Development Professional 1 addresses clients’ information needs. They help clients find the most relevant resources and guide them in developing the skills to use these resources.

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