by sysop in Career Pathways
by Liz Hine
Finding mentors and establishing strong working relationships with them can be an incredibly valuable part of your career development. Mentors can take all shapes and sizes – they could be your supervisor, a friend, a person who works in your dream field, a former teacher, or an unlikely connection. They can help coach, challenge, and widen your knowledge of the possibilities that exist. So how do you get started with a mentor?
In her article, “4 Tips For Finding Great Career Mentors,” Lisa Quast shares her practical advice for finding mentors.
You may find that having multiple mentors is beneficial because they can offer you varied perspectives and bring different expertise to the discussion. Be intentional about reaching out for advice and professional development. You won’t regret it.