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Professional Development


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Mentors can offer guidance, direction and advice to help military spouses advance in their careers. A mentoring partnership, based on mutual respect and trust, may be between two people within the same company, industry, organization or network.

Mentoring is a relationship between two people who are seeking mutually beneficial professional and personal development. Although the mentor is usually a skilled individual who shares knowledge, experience and advice with a less experienced protégé, both individuals have positive growth experiences. A mentoring partnership, based on mutual respect and trust, may be between two people within the same company, industry, organization or network.

 

Benefits of mentoring

Mentors become trusted advisers and role models supporting and encouraging their protégés by providing information, suggestions and knowledge, both general and specific. The benefits of mentoring may include the following advantages: