Ms. Career Girl

The post ARE YOU BEING MENTORED INTO A CORNER? Mentors provide a ‘safe space’ to improve your technical or interpersonal works skills. For years, only men had mentors, and it was one reason women didn’t advance. Now, women are being mentored like never before. Women are finally being mentored; men are being sponsored. Mentors help you ‘Skill Up’ and sponsors help you ‘Move Up.’ Mentors. Mentors can be in your company or an external organization.

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Tips for Seeking Out a Mentor from Successful Women Who Have Done It

Ms. Career Girl

Seeking out a mentor can be hard. In fact, people who have had a mentor are 130 percent more likely to be in a leadership role, according to If you want to find a mentor to help you learn and take the next step in your career, take some advice from these women who have mentored and been mentored themselves. But that may not be the best way for you to find a mentor. Pope started following her mentor and commenting on posts.

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Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women.

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Need to Soar? Get a Mentor!

Catherines Career Corner

When it comes to the wisdom that you need to help you advance, your mentor will be the one there helping you to open doors. Get a Mentor! The saying, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, is applicable here. Whether your goal is career advancement, career change, entrepreneurship or a job seeker, if you need [.] The post Need to Soar? appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. Related posts: Get Along With Your Boss: Know How. You Are the Pilot of Your Career Plane.

The Benefits of Mentoring

Ms. Career Girl

I was approached to be a mentor sometime last fall. As someone in need of mentoring herself, what could I possibly teach a potential protégée? I became a mentor through a program called Year UP. After meeting my fellow mentors, filling out some forms and chowing down on some of the goodies provided, I was finally introduced to my mentee. Your duty as a mentor is to help them avoid some of the obstacles that you faced, so that they do not make the same mistakes.

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A Guide to Mentoring for Career Success

Undercover Recruiter

The benefits of mentoring throughout various career stages has been the basis of many great debates. With the transition to a coaching leadership style, many individuals believe that this removes the need for promoting the benefits of mentor programs or seeking out a career mentor. The reality is however that successful people still have mentors. A Guide to Mentoring for Career Success. Career Management career coach coach mentee mentor Mentoring

5 Reasons to Find a Career Mentor


Find answers to these and other questions by meeting with a career mentor. A career mentor will provide direction for your career future and will set the record straight on many of your work-related questions. A career mentor can be anyone from a professional business coach to an experienced professional you happen to meet who is also in your career field. The following are five reasons why a career mentor may be right for you. Career Advice Career Mentor

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Challenge: Identify 3 Virtual Mentors

Career Realism

Challenge: Identify 3 Virtual Mentors. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to identify three virtual mentors. Mentors are important influencers in your life. They are people who inspire you, shape you, and coach you. While mentors could be family members, bosses, colleagues, professional acquaintances, or friends, you don’t necessarily have to know someone in person for them to be a mentor to you. We call these people “virtual mentors.”

Executive Coaches: When The Company Pays the Bills, Watch Out.

The HR Capitalist

Your company finds you an executive coach, makes the introduction and pays the bills. You probably need to be wary of who the coach works for. Who does the executive coach work for? Let's say you're a rising star with a lot of potential, but a few things to work out.

Mentoring Your Successor


Only a few games into the season, the organization has decided to fire head coach, Mike Brown. The Los Angeles Lakers are off to a shaky start to their 2012-2013 NBA season. As of Monday morning, they had hired Mike … Continue reading → Uncategorized Leadership Planning succession planning Teamwork Workgroup

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Advice for Choosing a Mentor to Help Grow Your Career

Career Makeover Coach

Having a mentor can make it easier to succeed in work or in life. Knowing how to choose a mentor can ensure that you make the most of this beneficial relationship. Building Your Network Change How You Work career help Coaching mentor tag1Here are some fundamental attributes to look for in an advisor, and a step-by-step guide to finding the right one for you. Traits to [.].

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Millennial Career Coach

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Millennial Career Coach. While not completely unreasonable, it is oftentimes difficult to gain these skills without prior mentorship or coaching. This is where a millennial career coach comes in. Career coaches can provide invaluable support for the entire company.

Why You Should be Mentoring Future HR Professionals


September is not only the start of football, cooler weather, the return of all my favorite pumpkin themed eats, and my internal queue to get serious about holiday shopping (yup, I’m one of those early planner/shopper people) — but its time for me to start gearing up to kick off my HR mentoring program. I partnered with my local SHRM chapter to start a mentoring program for HR students, recent grads, and new HR professionals last year and the results have been amazing.

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Why Your Coworker May Be Your Best Mentor

Evil HR Lady

A mentor is a valuable thing. Having someone that wants to help you succeed in your career and can help coach you through it can make the difference between being stuck at entry level and climbing up the corporate ladder. When we look for a mentor, we often look for people who are leaders in the industry. To keep reading, click here: Why Your Coworker May Be Your Best Mentor

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Choosing a mentor to help you grow your career

Career Makeover Coach

Having a mentor can make it much easier to be successful in work or in life. Knowing how to pick out a mentor can help you make the most of that helpful relationship. Traits to Look for In a Mentor: 1. They don’t have to be rich and popular- anyone you respect and regard may be a perfect coach for you. Seek a mentor with applicable experience. A mentor is a facilitator and a sounding board. Step-by-Step Guide to Finding the Right Mentor For You: 1.

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Career Makeover Strategy: How to Find the Right Professional Mentor

Career Makeover Coach

Mentor: Someone whose hindsight can become your foresight. – Anonymous Having a mentor can make it much easier to be successful in work or in life. Knowing how to pick out a mentor can help you make the most of that helpful relationship. Building Your Network Change How You Work Coaching Managing Your CareerHere are some important qualities to look for in an advisor, and [.].

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How To Be A More Valuable Mentor 

Career Realism

What does it take to be a good mentor? Related: Mentoring Vs Managing: Does It Have To Be One Or The Other? Mentoring is the development of a relationship, a partnership between two individuals where one more experienced person guides the less experienced person, developing and strengthening their abilities. However, the common denominators in what makes a good mentor will always include the following: An interest level in their subject and their mentee.

I’ve Got a Mentor. Now What?


“You NEED a mentor!” So then you’ve also heard the anecdotes and research that supports the many benefits, both professionally and personally, from having a mentor? YOU have a mentor! Now that we’re on the level, let’s talk about how to get the most out of mentoring. 3 Ways to get the most out of your mentor. Be committed to the mentoring relationship and make it a priority. You’ll need a mentor who can be real with you and tell it like it T-I-is.

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What good mentoring looks like

Penelope Trunk

So I hired her for a career coaching session because I knew if we talked on the phone she would remember me. Here is the part where I tell you why you need a career coach — it is impossible to recognize the difference between being comfortable and being stuck unless you have an outside perspective. If you want a great career you have to have a good network and you have to have good mentors and people can’t mentor you and be your network if they don’t know you.

What Does Being a Mentor Mean?

Water Cooler Wisdom

I received this e-mail from a reader, and it’s not the first time I’ve gotten this question: Dear Alexandra:  A college graduate asked me to be her mentor.  Fortunately, a good mentor relationship doesn’t necessarily entail that you become your mentee’s third parent.  You don’t have to turn a mentoring engagement into your next giant project. 

Create Career Success By Becoming a Mentor

Career Realism

Success Tweet: Find a mentor. Mentors are positive people who will help you find the lessons in your experience and use them to move forward. This is a long post, because mentors are an important source of career advice. The term “mentor” comes from The Odyssey. Odysseus entrusted the care of his son, Telemachus, to Mentor when he set out to fight the Trojan War. The best mentors will help you learn and grow by sharing their knowledge and wisdom with you.

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

Career Realism

Everywhere you look, experts say you need a mentor to succeed. Related: Mentoring Vs Managing: Does It Have To Be One Or The Other? Well, my personal approach to mentors is somewhat unusual, but it eliminates the problem above. I believe a mentor is an individual – or resource – that guides and educates those less experienced within a particular industry to become more accustomed to and confident in their roles. So yes, everyone can access to mentors.

Part I: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor


The Mentor. I had a moment of epiphany— find a mentor. Then, one of the tenured consultants let everyone know that she would be my mentor. These clients looked to her as a life coach, as she was able to give them solid advice on everything from wardrobe consultation to relationship counseling. My mentor walked in the room and placed her hand on my shoulder, smiled, and walked away.

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More Women in Business Means More Cash for Women and Their Employers

Ms. Career Girl

and Business Strategist at TONE Networks and Val Grubb , principal at Val Grubb & Associates and Career Coach at TONE Networks. Mentor More Seasoned Employees. Look around for your more seasoned employees and mentor them, if they need it, so they can be more open to new ideas from diverse talent. Provide constructive feedback and coaching to employees who may be from a different generation and possibly more reluctant to change.

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10 Tips on Building Coaching Skills for Work

Position Ignition

In the last 10 years or so, coaching has become well used in work, in business and within organizations. This is what we will be discussing in detail in our live and interactive lunchtime webinar on Building Coaching Skills for Work on Tuesday 6th August at 1-2pm GMT. Book your place now and join professional coach and mentor Simon North for this insightful session. There is no doubt that it has tremendous potential at many different levels.

How Mentoring Relationships Helped Create the Thornburg International Value Fund

Position Ignition

He is quoted in Coaching and Mentoring by Jane Renton as saying, “I benefited greatly from [mentoring relationships]” Indeed, it was the inspiration and guidance from his mentors that saw Bill adopt the can-do attitude and commitment that led to him being him named Morningstar’s International Fund Manager of the Year in 2003 and awarded BusinessWeek’s Excellence Fund Management Award in both 2004 and 2005.

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Career Mentor Cheryl Palmer – insights from a leading executive coach

Call to Career

Cheryl Palmer is a certified executive career coach and a certified professional resume writer and is President of Call to Career, a career coaching and resume writing firm. Blog Call to Career Career Coach Cheryl Palmer Executive Search Find a job get a jobShe has been featured on the Wall Street Journal, CNN, MarketWatch, The Ladders, ExecuNet, and Yahoo HotJobs.

Becoming A Business Coach: Is It Right For You?

Tim's Strategy

A few are consulting or coaching others. So for those of you with an open mind to starting something new, here’s something to think about: Become a business coach – click here to learn more. Does your personality, work-style and business background line you up well to coach others? Has starting a coaching business been on your mind? Here’s how coaching works and who should consider becoming a coach: What is business coaching?

Why most career coaching fails

Penelope Trunk

The same variety of approach exists for career coaching as well. I think half of my coaching business is giving people in their 20s confidence to choose a life that their parents think is totally stupid. Finding a career MentoringMelissa left yesterday. She moved back to Austin. She moved for a job that I think is totally stupid, but her future employer reads this blog, so I have to watch what I say.

So you hired a life coach?!?! Yep even in HR!


I try to be everything to everybody, nurse, friend, coach, personal shopper etc. By the guidance of many of my mentors I sat down and had a serious conversation with myself. I know this because I had a boss who provided me with a coach for a whole year when I first started working for her (what a gift!). I needed to hire my own coach. I am now working with a personal business coach twice a month. Finding the perfect life coach.

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My Mentor Wrote a Book and YOU Really Need to Read It.

Ms. Career Girl

I can gush about 2 topics near and dear to my heart: Sales and mentors! After stalking his tweets and religiously reading his blog for months, I emailed Mike Weinberg and gave him no choice but to meet with me at Starbucks and he has been an AWESOME mentor ever since. And you guys know how I feel about the importance of mentors , right? Fitness coaches are sellers. Finally!

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Is a Career Coach For You?

Water Cooler Wisdom

From humankind’s earliest days, mentors and coaches have been a significant ingredient in the careers of many accomplished individuals. As they reported in Fast Company in 2006, Jim Bolt and Brian Underhill conducted a study that found that 56 percent of surveyed companies emphasized coaching as a major learning method, and two years later, 51 percent of the same organizations said that the use of coaching had increased.

updates: the sweat lodge, the mentor, and more

Ask a Manager

How can I back out of a mentoring relationship? about how to gracefully withdraw from a mentoring (actually, coaching) arrangement that wasn’t really working out, and sent an update that was run in 2014. It’s a special “where are you now?”

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life@work: How to Choose the Right Career Coach


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! » How to Choose the Right Career Coach Im a life and career coach, and if youre looking for someone to coach you about something in your life or career, I may be a good match for you. No one benefits from a client-coach mismatch.

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“How should I tell my mentor and HR I want to resign after one month?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

My mentor had been pretty helpful in assisting me into my present role. I’m not sure how I should put this news forward to my mentor and my HR department. . Answer: Dear Clarence: Though I don’t know too much about your relation with your mentor, it is because I consider mentor relationships to be so very valuable that I always encourage people to treat such situations with the utmost of care. Question: I just read your article about resigning from a good company.

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How Career Coaching Helped a Woman Become Pepsi Boss

Position Ignition

Coaching and Mentoring by Jane Renton quotes the Yale graduate as saying, “I am a product of great mentors, great coaching” Her experiences with coaching inspired Indra to develop the ‘Performance with Purpose Programme’ that is transforming the way PepsiCo operates. At Position Ignition we offer one on one executive career coaching to help you with your personal and professional career challenges.

What Would Be The Career Path For an Agile Coach?

Imarticus Learning

The job role for an Agile coach originated from IT but is now in demand by various industries across the globe. If you’re a project manager and are looking to take the next step in your career, becoming an Agile coach might just be the perfect role for you. As an Agile Coach, you’re required to create and motivate high-performing teams by imparting Agile methodologies via open communication and collaboration of team.

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5 Ways to Get the Most from Training for your Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer Coaching e-learning employees Hannah Rogers Instantprint Mentoring TrainingEffective workplace training is a huge part of keeping your employees working at their best. Whether it’s to learn new skills or keep on top of recent industry developments, training is vital to both employers and employees. In a recent survey from online business print providers instantprint, over half of workers (56%) said that they’d. View Article.

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mentoring a very timid employee, secretary asks every day if I’ve been vaccinated yet, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, mentoring a very timid employee, secretary asks every day if I’ve been vaccinated yet, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. How to mentor a very timid staff member. me) has regular mentoring meetings with some junior employees.

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Call to Career

Mentoring is perhaps an overused term. Just about anyone can be considered a mentor. But when it comes to finding a mentor for your career, it means more than someone who is your boss or someone in your field that you look up to. A career mentor can shape the trajectory of your career. Here are some compelling reasons why you need a mentor. career advancement Career Coach Find a job Job opportunities

my boss is mentoring my employee, holding doors for coworkers, and more

Ask a Manager

My boss is mentoring my employee. I regularly meet with my employees and coach them in real time. With that said, one of my employees has set up a mentor relationship with my boss. Do I need more education on mentoring? Now, maybe your boss doesn’t mean “formal mentor.”

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Next Generation Career Coaching

Career Tips Blog

Next Generation Career Coaching Skill Identification is a process that expands client’s personal skill vocabulary and effects and builds a positive change in self-confidence. Step-by-step coaching to handling salary negotiations/questions given at the beginning of the search. Coaching at time of the offer generally increases comp package by 10% and more. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

To Find A Mentor, You Must Be A Student

Career Realism

In my first job after college, I had a great mentor who took an active role in my career development. ’ The fact that anyone would take time out of their schedule to coach a newbie like me was a gift… and I knew it. In other words, finding a mentor is only half the battle. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post To Find A Mentor, You Must Be A Student appeared first on CAREEREALISM. I was lucky.