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Finding the Right Mentor

Finding the Right Mentor

  • Know your goals (both short and long term). It will make it easier to find the right mentor. 
  • Who do you look up to? Keep a running list of the jobs and people you are visualizing.
  • Do the research. Take notes on the path that person took to get to where they are today.
  • Be cognizant of your existing network. The more aware someone already is of your work and abilities, the more effective they will be at mentoring you.
  • Recognize the difference between a mentor and a sponsor. For example, mentors give advice but can't give you a new job, raise, or promotion.

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