mentee, you are the “gauge” to measure how interactive and how successful a
mentoring connection will be. By acknowledging that the development of your
career can be enhanced through a series of planned experiences, you decide
upon the amount of help and guidance you need.
You will play many different roles during the course of your mentoring relationship. The following are some important roles for you to keep in mind:
1) Driver of Relationship
Identify the skills, knowledge, and/or goals that you want to achieve and communicate them to your mentorBring up new topics that are important to you at any point and give feedback to your mentorAsk for the help or guidance to achieve your goals.
Develop and maintain the mentoring action plan and work with your mentor to set up goals, developmental activities, and time frames
Work with your mentor to seek resources for learning; identify people and information that might be helpful
Look for opportunities to give back to your mentor; share any information that you think might be valuable
Take full advantage of this opportunity to learn
A mentor takes a long-range view on your growth and development. A mentor helps you see the destination but does not give you the detailed map to get there. A mentor offers encouragement and cheerleading, but not "how to" advice.
A mentor is not a coach as explained above. A mentor is typically not an advocate of yours in the organizational environment: the relationship is private. A mentor is not going to tell you how to do things. A mentor is not there to support you on transactional, short-term problems. A mentor is not a counselor.
The benefits of mentoring are many, and they'll vary from participant to participant. Here's a short list of benefits that you would be able to acquire:
To apply to BC Talents’ mentorship program as a mentee, feel free to complete this form (Link to Google form)
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