Training & Resources

Key Resources

Some initial training and resources to help you understand your role in the Career Collaborator program, whether it may be as a mentor, mentee or both. The Career Collaborator Guidebook covers everything you need to in the mentoring relationship and can be downloaded below. More in depth mentor training and other helpful resources are available once you sign up.
   

What makes a great Mentor?

  1. Being a great listener and sounding board
  2. Sharing lessons, mistakes, anecdotes
  3. Maintaining confidentiality and respect
  4. Introducing the mentee to new networks and contacts
  5. Discouraging dependency
  6. Challenging their mentee
  7. Maintaining excellent self management skills
  8. Being non-judgemental, and accepting of the differences in people and their style of working
  9. Acting with the Values in Action: Our UNSW behaviours in mind at all times

What makes a great Mentee?

  1. Being a great listener
  2. Taking responsibility for their own professional and personal development
  3. Maintaining confidentiality and respect
  4. Seeking and accepting both positive and negative feedback
  5. Reflecting on what has been shared and learned
  6. Participating fully in the relationship
  7. Acting with the Values in Action: Our UNSW behaviours in mind at all times


 

 




Mentoring Others

This 15 minute training video from Lynda.com offers a great overview of how best to mentor others. When it's done right,
mentoring helps people take positive steps forward in their careers. In this short course, author Todd Dewett shows you simple steps to become a mentor who works with others to achieve more in their professional lives. He explains the difference between coaching and mentoring, and provides simple techniques for becoming an effective mentor. Learn how to agree on a mentoring schedule and goals, ask smart questions, provide straightforward advice, and more.
 

Mentoring Others by Todd Dewett 

More in depth mentor training and other helpful resources are available once you sign up.
    

 
 
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