A planned transition is considering, planning for, looking for, and finding a new job.
An unplanned transition is losing, changing or modifying one's job due to an unexpected change in one's life (illness, death in family, etc), being fired or terminated.
The graph above was been copied from the website "Life events and career change: transition psychology in practice" by Dai Williams, Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Eos Career Services, 32 Send Road, Send, Woking, Surrey GU23 7ET, UK.
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