Are you looking for the perfect mentor to help guide your career? Then you may already know: It can be hard to determine who best fits your needs.
So how do you find the perfect mentor? Or mentors? For starters, take a look at this helpful infographic from Fundera…
People hear the advice “find a mentor” fairly often, but that doesn’t always help. In fact, there are a lot of potential career mentors ouch there, each with a variety of levels of skill and success. So how do you know which person might be a good fit as a mentor, and which might be a misfit?
After many wonderful mentoring experiences, I’ve learned how valuable and humbling it is to take on the role of a mentor. I can only hope that my mentees have gotten as much out of the experience as I have.
After all, mentoring has made me both a better manager, colleague and person.
Are you taking full advantage of the mentorship opportunities available to you?
“Mentorship” is one of the most common phrases in career development. But what, exactly, does it mean? What is a mentor and how do you find one?
A significant mentoring experience can be life-changing. Wise counsel can help you at key points to navigate the unchartered waters of your working life.
But when conducting a mentor search, what you’re looking for? Where do you look? And how do you make it happen?
We know we learn through books and from professors. We gain knowledge through experience, both good and bad. But where do we go for been-there-done-that advice that will shorten learning curves, accelerate growth and allow us to avoid costly career mistakes? The answer, for many, is a mentor.