Business Mentoring Insights

  • Understanding Mentoring Matchmaking

    We choose our friends. We choose our significant others. So shouldn't we choose our mentors or mentees? Well, consider this matchmaking scenario: Roberta works in the marketing department of Company ABC, which promotes an appreciation for cultural diversity. Roberta is smart but also nervous about all the traveling she must do. She gets along well with Jane, the local sales manager. It's Jane's first job out of college, but she's worked her way from account executive to local sales manager in just two years. Roberta and Jane are the same age, share similar values, and have great chemistry. Jane would like to mentor Roberta, and Roberta agrees. After all, the two are friends and often socialize with one another. Read more

    Fri, Jan, 25, 2013