I bet you’ve heard about the importance of mentorship for career advancement, especially for women. But, you might be asking yourself how to actually find a mentor. I get it, it can be awkward to just ask someone to be your mentor out of the blue.
On my first day of my first real job, I discovered I was the only woman on my team. So, I decided to take action and help start a mentorship program for women in the local office across several business lines. I learned a lot from the experience and have outlined the key steps below. I hope this helps you launch your own mentorship program!
You’ve finally found a mentor. Now what? It’s time to start building your relationship and soaking up all that invaluable experience and advice your mentor has to offer. Here are 50 conversation starters you can use with your mentor.