6Challenging transitions





The course of a career doesn't run smoothly. This chapter looks at the more challenging aspects of career transition — situations you might encounter and some approaches used by successful career transition coaches. I should also say that this is not setting out to be ‘a balanced view’, weighing up the pros and cons — it is looking at the downsides, the challenges, and how you can counter them.

I have divided the chapter up into:

1 The transition itself

Redundancy or redeployment

2 Personal characteristics of the client which make career transition a challenge

Senior executives

Young, inexperienced people, from graduates to NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training)

Older people

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