Picture it. You’re assigned a shiny, new mentor. They’re older, wiser and look at that! An executive as well.
The only issue? He or she is into gossip, seems political and simply doesn’t share the same point of view that you do. What should you do?
According to The New York Post, keep in mind the essence of a successful relationship. For a mentoring relationship to be effective for both the mentor and mentee, there “needs to be trust, rapport and respect.” If you don’t get a good vibe or even if their busy schedule makes them completely inaccessible, it may be time to cut your losses and move on. Read more