Posted on 24/05/2022 by Caitlin Ielasi
Some people have a career mentor. Do I need one?
Having a career mentor can be beneficial for those who want to advance in their careers, whether for personal growth or career advancement.
A mentor can be found in a variety of places, including:
Internal workplace mentoring programmes
Tertiary Education Institutes
By working with mentors, individuals can benefit from:
Increased self-confidence and awareness
Developing professional networks
Exposure to new ideas and perspectives
General career assistance
Increased job satisfaction
Learn from experienced individuals
Mentoring is especially recommended for those in their formative years who need guidance or are feeling overwhelmed in their career. You should choose a mentor with knowledge and experience in your particular field. This individual will give you tools to improve your confidence as well as strategies to tackle the challenges you might face along the way.