Who is a career guide?
A Career Guide is a subject matter expert of one particular area or multiple areas. The role of expert is to help individuals with career concerns and queries through counseling sessions and answering their questions. Topics can vary from career choice, admissions, colleges, jobs, career switch, career planning, career decision etc.
How to become a career guide?
What is the role and responsibility of a career guide?
As a Career Guide, you will need to address the career concerns of people. You can choose a particular area or subject or answer questions from each section. The answering can be done via phone call or on the Q&A forum of the website depending on the type of query. The sessions over phone are either half an hour or one hour long. Answering the questions on website can be done as per Career Guide’s convenience.
What is the process by which students will contact a Career Guide?
Students select you as a Career Guide and pay. They write their query which is routed to you via email and sms. Using technology platform of MeraCareerGuide.Com you can call them and conduct the counseling session over phone. The questions posted on the website will not be notified to you personally, but you can always check the Question section of your dashboard to see the unanswered questions which you can answer.
Will my contact details be shared with students?
No, your contact details- Phone No, E-mail ID, Address will not be shared with any of the students. They will only have access to your public profile. Students will be able to reach you only through our technology platform which has inbuilt functionality for E-mails and Phone.
Who all can become a career guide?
Those who have been working as professional counselors or intend to work full time as a career counselor and have rich knowledge in their field can become Career Guide. They will have to register on this link Register-to-be-a-Career-Guide
and take a small time compatibility test. Once you have submitted the assessment, based on that and your profile we will approve you as a Career Guide. We expect our Career Guides to have that passion and dedication in their work so that we can provide the best counseling experience to the students.
How many areas can I guide?
You can guide Subjects, Topic-Areas which you are comfortable with and master. There is no particular restriction on number of areas as long as you have expertise in them.
How many hours do I need to give?
There is no fixed hours expected from you. When a student selects you to answer a question then you are immediately informed via E-mail and SMS. We have commitment of answering a question within 24 Hrs for telephonic counseling. For answering questions on the Q&A forum there’s no restriction.
Are there any fixed timings for answering questions?
No, there are no fixed hours or time. You have flexibility to log on at your convenience. When a student selects you to answer a question then you are immediately informed via E-mail and SMS. We have commitment of conducting a telephonic counseling session within 24 Hrs. Therefore you will have to take the session within that time period. For answering questions on the Q&A forum, there’s no such time limit. However we encourage you to answer them as soon as possible. That will help you earn more credibility.
Will I be paid for guiding students?
Yes, besides being a satisfying job, we will reward you with money. For each guidance/counseling session you take you are rewarded with certain number of points. These points are redeemed in monetary terms.
Will I also be paid for answering questions on forum?
We pay for answering the questions posted on our website. Just like the counseling sessions, answering the questions will give you certain points that will help you build your reputation online. The points again will be redeemed in monetary terms.
What are these earning points?
The earning points are the indicator of a Career Guide’s contribution. Career Guides can earn the points either by taking a counseling session or by answering a question. The points are redeemed in monetary terms once you have accumulated 1000 points.
How many points will I earn with counseling session and answering on Q&A forum?
On taking a counseling session of 30 minutes, the Career Guide will get 200 points. For a 60 minutes counseling session, the points allotted are 320. Similarly the Career Guide will earn points by answering questions on the Q&A forum. The points allotted in that case will depend on the length of the answer and also how quickly the Career Guide has responded to that. For details about the points allotted for different word counts, please read What are these earning points?
How points will be converted in to money?
The points are directly converted in to money (in INR) without any multiplication factor. For example, if you have 2000 points in your account – you will receive an amount of Rs 2000.
How will I be paid?
You will be sent money via Check, DD or Netbanking transfer.
When will I be paid?
Whenever you gain minimum of 1000 points, we release your payment. Please note that points are equivalent to money. Number of points = Rupees you earn.
How will it be decided which subject expert I will be?
Your expertise areas are decided by your qualification and experience and screening of your registered profile.
Is there any screening or filtration to select Career Guides?
Yes, there is screening and filtration to select Career Guides. Each application is carefully screened along with scores of time compatibility test.
Can I share my contact details and urls on forums?
Yes, you can share your contact details on Q&A platform. But ensure that you do not spam it. Give valid information and then share your details, if you wish individuals to contact you directly.
Are there any extra measures MeraCareerGuide.com will take to promote if I am top rated expert?
Yes, we promote top rated and most active Career Guides. We exclusively feature them on Home Page and circulate newsletters to our users about top rated experts and Career Guides. Please note that your popularity will depend on the number of points that you have earned and that comes from the number of questions you have answered and number of counseling sessions you have taken.
What are the benefits of associating with MeraCareerGuide.com?
- Expand your reach to all parts of India as a career counselor.
- Be a part of rich career counselor community of India and build your network.
- Build your reputation as a career counselor.
- Leverage the online platform to provide assistance to more students.
- Associating with India’s best career counseling platform will add a huge value to your resume.
- Earn money while staying at your own place.
Whom to contact if I have technical issues or concerns?
You can call up 011 66487704 or write to email@example.com
When a student asks me a question how will I come to know?
Whenever a student selects you for Career Guidance, you will be informed through E-mail and SMS. For answering the questions posted on website, you can always check the Question tab on your dashboard.
What if I don’t know answer to questions asked?
Though this is a very hypothetical question and such scenario is rarely to arise. However, in the worst case, you can let us know and the question will be diverted to another Career Guide.
I still have more questions can I contact somebody?
You can call up 011 66487704 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org