Monthly Archives : September 2010

The Professional And Personal Rewards Of Mentoring

Mentoring is the learning relationship that occurs between an experienced employee (the mentor) and a less seasoned co-worker (the protégé). While mentoring situations certainly exist outside of organizations, we will focus on the workplace. A mentor’s responsibility is to guide, teach, and encourage. When assuming this critical role, keep the following tips in mind: Communicate your sincere desire to help the protégé develop professionally and personally. Earn trust in order to encourage open dialogue. Support…