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I interviewed Mrs. Regina Bowman, a semi-retired case manager/career counselor for the city Workforce Program, Job Link (personal communication, March 18, 2014). Mrs. Bowman spent 35 years with town, 20 of the years at Job connection and 15 years with the police division. The purpose of the interview was to discover how Mrs. Bowman chosen career counseling as her livelihood or life's function. Before graduating high school, Mrs. Bowman confided that she received little advice and direction from her parents or the school's guidance counselor. Exercising her own judgment, Mrs. Bowman attended Livingstone College graduating with a degree in English. She admits that she wasn't too good in English, but maintained a good grasp on the literature part never relinquishing her aspirations of becoming an author. Receiving small professional development from academic advisors, Mrs. Bowman did change her major from English. When asked, "how she decided on a major", she confided that "you select what sounds great". Mrs. Bowman held different jobs before she obtained a position with the Police Department as a team administrator. As an administrator, she ready reports and various office duties. From talking with Mrs. Bowman, it was apparent that while she loved her job, it was fulfilling her demands. She considered changing careers. She knew she did not want to teach and she didn't feel proficient in English to function as a reporter for the local paper. She realized she enjoyed working for and with the police department serving. Helping sparked Mrs. Bowman's career shift. She attended North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University earning a degree in Human Resource Counseling. Upon comple...