2Understanding your client and career transition points





So why would anyone want career transition coaching? And how and when could you support them? Where would you start?

In the changing world the first chapter describes, this one looks at what spurs individuals to seek career transition coaching, plus gives an overview of the help they look for and that you could provide. Often you will need to look beyond the obvious and probe to find out what the client really wants, as they may be unconscious of or completely unaware of their deeper needs or what you can actually do to help them. Sometimes it can be a bit like the doctor's surgery — someone comes to you with a specific request, you build some rapport and trust; question, listen ...

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