Business Mentoring Matters

7 Ways Mentoring Can Help Career Development

Posted on Fri, Sep, 20, 2013

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career resized 600Are you ready to blast into the next phase in your career? Did you know that partaking in a mentoring relationship can help your career development? It can!

Here are 7 major benefits of mentoring:

  • Gaining from your mentor's expertise.
  • Receiving critical feedback in key areas, such as communications, interpersonal relationships, technical abilities, change management, and leadership skills.
  • Developing a sharper focus on what you need to grow professionally within your organization or elsewhere.
  • Learning specific skills and knowledge that are relevant to professional and personal goals.
  • Networking with a more influential employee.
  • Gaining knowledge about your organization's culture and unspoken rules that can be critical for success and; therefore, adapting more quickly to your organization's culture.
  • Having a friendly ear with which to share frustrations as well as successes.
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