Anxiety can affect our job and career choices and experiences in so many different ways — from our ability to apply for or consider certain jobs, to our ability to keep our jobs, advance or avoid conflict in the workplace. That anxiety can spill over into our homelife and vice-versa. The problem is that career counselling can often overlook this fundamental barrier to starting, changing or transitioning in a career. Imagine if addressing issues such as anxiety was fundamental to the career counselling process. This article offers some helpful information to managing career anxiety.