RITES OF PASSAGE IN CAREER TRANSITIONS

The many rituals of life are fundamental to our development. Coaching is a powerful ally, especially in a career landscape, says Dr Angélique du Toit, visiting fellow, Coaching and Mentoring Research Unit, Sheffield Hallam University Throughout our lives we are faced with transitions that are often marked by relevant celebrations or rituals. These may include birthday parties, weddings, promotions, retirement and for the final transition, endings or death marked in various ways, such as with funerals or cremations. These events are often described as a rite of passage, which symbolically marks the transition from one phase of life to another. […]

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