Mentoring is a rewarding experience. You will play an active and invaluable part in the development of another person and further your own career at the same time. This concise book will take you step-by-step through the process and show you: - How to become an effective mentor - What qualities, methods and processes are required - How to prepare yourself and the mentee - How to avoid the common pitfalls. Whichever sector you work in, this extremely practical book will clarify the whole mentoring process from start to finish, and support you every step of the way.
David Kay is a Human Resources professional with extensive experience in training and development in industry, the National Health Service and the Civil Service. Roger Hinds is a Chartered Management Accountant who has worked both in industry and the public service and has introduced several mentoring schemes. Together they have designed and developed mentoring workshops for both mentors and mentees in various organisations and have helped numerous directors and managers to devise training strategies in this area.
Preface; 1. Helping People to Progress; 2. Mentoring and Coaching - A Comparison; 3. The Nature and Scope of Mentoring; 4. Mentoring and Who Can Do It; 5. Preparing Yourself for the Role; 6. Matching Mentors with Mentees; 7. Establishing the Mentoring Relationship; 8. The Mentoring Process; 9. Ending the Mentoring Relationship; 10. Benefits and Pitfalls; 11. Getting Started; 12. Mentoring Scenarios; 13. Appendix: Coaching - An Overiew; Index.