Mentoring Resources & Articles

The latest on mentoring guidelines, news and mentoring software updates from PushFar.

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Industries that are Seeking Coding Skills in 2020

Coding Skills in 2020
Guest written by Hunter Amato: The push for coding skills across industries knows no bounds. Every industry from agriculture to zoology is becoming more digital with each passing year. If that trend continues, and it most likely will, 2020 will be a wild year for coders! That said, there are a few industries in which the push for coding skills is likely to be a little tougher.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Mentoring Others

Mentoring Other People
When we talk of the benefits to mentoring, it is almost always seen as a clear benefit to the mentee (the individual being mentored), and yet it is important to recognise that mentoring others comes with a whole host of fantastic benefits too. At PushFar, we have created the world’s largest and fastest-growing free mentoring platform, so, we thought we would today highlight five key reasons why you should consider mentoring other people and helping with career progression.
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New Year’s Resolutions? Here are 10 Monthly Resolutions to Try Instead!

10 Top New Year's Resolutions
Ahh, a new year, a new set of goals and resolutions. More often than not, we’ll discuss them, share them with our friends and family, try and stick to them and within a few weeks they fade. If you’re succeeding past the end of January, you’re probably in the minority! The reality is, goal setting must be accompanied by a real desire to want to achieve such goals
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7 Ways to Improve Engagement with your Mentoring Programmes and Schemes

How to Ensure Mentoring Engagement
Running a mentoring scheme can be a challenge. Initially there are considerations around uptake, mentor and mentee ratio balances, and then the work required to ensure matching of pairs is effective. Once you’ve matched individuals, you may find there are further challenges with ensuring both the mentors and mentees stay engaged. Fortunately, this is where PushFar’s platform comes into play.
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5 Ways to Set Realistic Goals in 2020

Setting Goals
As we close 2019 and look at the year ahead, many of us will be thinking about how we can achieve more, reach our goals and ultimately feel good about it. Goal setting has always been a tricky one. People often over-aim and then underachieve. This process gives rise to a feeling of disappointment and ultimately doesn’t help at all. After all, if you’ve set a goal that you didn’t achieve, then you’ve failed and, well, that feeling is pretty rubbish. Which is why, when setting goals, it is so important to be realistic with them...
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Choosing a Mentor in Your Industry

Choosing a Mentor
Back in 1624, John Donne wrote the infamous quote, ‘No man is an island.’ Centuries later, this famous line continues to ring true. Everyone, throughout their lives, has at one point or another relied on the guidance of other people to learn new things and pursue their dreams, and the concept of mentorship remains universal. Because having a mentor means being able...
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The Mentoring Money Tree - World Mentoring Day

The Mentoring Money Tree
For a long time, I have been surprised to find that the people I speak to tend to believe they have either not encountered mentoring in their lives, or, they know about mentoring, but don’t appreciate the benefits and opportunities that mentoring can offer them
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Promises and Pitfalls of the CTO

Promises and Pitfalls of the CTO
Business was booming. The software was produced on a high level, everything was working smoothly. All the wheels greased and working in tandem. But, along the way - something went wrong. Out of the blue, the wheels started to squeak. The stream of innovative ideas stopped flowing. The technical debt began to snowball
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15 Famous Mentoring Relationships

15 Famous Mentoring Relationships
We've collated together 15 of the most iconic celebrity mentoring relationships to show that even the most successful individuals need a mentor too! Check them out and see how their mentoring relationships were formed. With everyone from Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, through to Mother Theresa, Michelle Obama and so many more
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PushFar Board Appointments & Advisory Board

Appointment of PushFar's Board
PushFar, announces its new board of directors and advisory board, with the appointment of Martin Sherwood as a Chairman of Board of Directors, Robin Wilkinson as Financial Director, and Martin Kirke as Chairman of the Advisory Board, effective of 1 July 2019
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