Work Transitions

If you are in between employment opportunities by choice or necessity, it is important to understand where you are in your transition cycle. William Bridges in his excellent guide, Transitions, Making Sense of Life’s Stages, has identified three stages involved in a transition that individuals will experience while undergoing change. They include:

Endings Dealing with Loss Anxiety, Blame, Fear, Shock
Neutral Zone Transitional Period Anxiety, Confusion, Uncertainty
Beginnings Setting New Goals Integration, Reinventing Yourself

Articles of Interest

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Bridges’ Three Stages of Transition