This mentor will be able to give insight on the industry as a whole.Whether it be research, development or key changes in the industry, you need to know.
This mentor can help to get things done quickly and efficiently.
In the United States, advocates for workplace equity in the second half of the twentieth century popularized the term "mentor" and concept of career mentorship as part of a larger social capital lexicon—which also includes terms such as glass ceiling, bamboo ceiling, networking, role model, and gatekeeper—serving to identify and address the problems barring non-dominant groups from professional success.
Mainstream business literature subsequently adopted the terms and concepts, promoting them as pathways to success for all career climbers.
advise mentors to look for "teachable moments" in order to "expand or realize the potentialities of the people in the organizations they lead" and underline that personal credibility is as essential to quality mentoring as skill.
This can be helpful because we can all learn from each other.
Profession or trade mentor: This is someone who is currently in the trade/profession you are entering.