How to Be a Good Mentee

A mentor can be a huge boon to your career development, but you’ll need to come prepared

Alex Jones
Jan 20, 2020 · 6 min read
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When you’re trying to land your first job or looking to make a big leap, it’s helpful to talk to someone who can provide guidance and answer your questions. That sort of relationship can accelerate your efforts, but only if you proceed thoughtfully.