Having a career mentor can be very beneficial at any stage in your career. To find a mentor, it is important to first forget about experience and try new things. Also, it is important to know that mentoring goes both ways and both parties need to give and take. It’s also important to network, know what you need and understand success comes in many different forms.
- While it might be a stretch to call kids our mentors, the occasional profoundness of children reminds us that youth doesn’t always preclude wisdom.
- There are many ways to go about finding a mentor at any age, though, and we’re here to suggest a few.
- Some younger generations are more experienced in jobs that didn’t exist a decade ago.
“When seeking a mentor, it’s important that you’re (at the very least) prepared to answer one pivotal question: “So, what do you want?””