Career counseling/retention specialists provide military personnel with consultation and guidance on career exploration by reviewing their interests, education, strengths, and abilities. They support the development and implementation of career information programs and they are responsible for collecting and analyzing retention and attrition data. They provide service members with guidance and motivation in maximizing their career potential, and they provide counseling to transitioning or retiring personnel.
Career counseling/retention specialists work in local recruiting offices, on high school campuses and career centers, and in local communities.
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Career Counseling/Retention Specialists in the Military
Military salaries include a lot more than just base pay.
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Career counseling/retention specialists in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience.Read More
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