A mentor is one of the most important resources you can have in your career.
I certainly cannot imagine how different my experience at my current company would be without a mentor. With 40,000 employees, it’s easy to get lost and can be difficult to learn the ropes.
Having spent the first 10 years of my professional life outside the corporate setting, finding good mentors was something I had to do. I have, and it’s made a big difference.
If you don’t have one, you’re hurting yourself. Many of your peers do, and now they’re getting ahead. [Read more…]