According to Ben Monero, “Guidance is process of helping individual through their own efforts to develop and discover their potentialities for personal happiness and social usefulness.” The main characteristics of guidance are as follows:
- It refers to the advice given by an expert or another individual to solve a problem.
- It can be formal as well as informal.
- It is a dynamic and continuous process.
- It ensures that the choices of the individual serve the society.
It allows individuals to recognize their talents and abilities.