Mentoring Tips: 10 Tips To Make Mentoring Work
With only a third of people reporting they have a mentor, most organisations still have room to benefit from creating a more mentor-friendly environment that encourages employees to create mentoring relationships to help them become more technically competent, more motivated, and more amenable to sharing their knowledge.
I know from personal experience how influential mentors can be – I was lucky enough to have many brilliant mentors take me under their wing when I took a year off from college and dipped my toe into the fledgling computer industry. They taught me the practical application of knowledge, and in many cases, we learned together. As a result, I found a home in the IT industry and never looked back.
As I wrote my book Management by Design, I suggested that all experiences required design. While this article doesn’t lend itself to a deep design, these ten suggestions offer the fundamental design elements that any good mentoring program should include.
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