Mentoring Resources & Articles

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

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Student Mentoring - 5 Key Things to Know About It

Student Mentoring
Whether you’re a student, recent graduate or an educator working with students, the chances are that you’ll have come across the concept of mentoring. Mentoring is extremely valuable in learning, educating and developing (both personally and professionally). But the fact is that there are still a lot of people out there who aren’t entirely sure of what mentoring is, how it works and how it can benefit students
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Here’s Why Mentoring is Key to Staff Retention

Mentoring Staff Retention
Mentoring is the act of one professional helping another professional. And while that in itself doesn’t sound like such a big deal, it can be one of the simplest ways to ensure that your employees are engaged, productive and happy in their jobs. We gathered together the statistics from dozens of companies and researchers and consistently found a trend between those employees staying and those who are being mentored
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5 Top Tips for Career Development

Career Development & Progression
Career development is the art of climbing the metaphorical professional career ladder. This might present itself in the form of a pay rise, bonuses, promotion or increased responsibility – often it can present itself in all those forms and sometimes there are other perks too. Career development might include the additional responsibilities of managing others or it could mean looking after a larger client account
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5 Ways to Tackle Demotivation and Re-Motivate Yourself

Tackle Staff Demotivation
Feeling demotivated is horrible. As a start-up entrepreneur, it is something I often face. Here are my five top tips to help you get motivated again. These should work regardless of your situation – whether a student, a working professional, someone on the job-hunt, an entrepreneur or even if you are finding motivation difficult in your personal life! Follow these five steps to re-booting your motivation levels
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What is Mentoring?

What is Mentoring
At PushFar we talk a lot about mentoring. We are a mentor matching, career progression platform, after all. So, we thought we should go back to basics and address one key question – ‘what is mentoring?’. Mentoring is a term thrown around a lot. People speak of having a mentor to help them with their entrepreneurship, with the career progression, sometimes people speak of personal mentoring
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Five Top Tips for Interview Preparation

Interview Preparation
If you’ve secured a job interview at any point in your professional career, you will probably be familiar with the nervous feelings that build as the interview grows closer and throughout the interview process too. While we cannot take nerves out of the process, we can help you to prepare and hopefully give you an extra dose of confidence during your interview
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Five Strategies to Improve Employee Retention, Quickly!

Improve Employee Retention
Employee retention rates are one of just a small handful of key indicators of employee satisfaction, employee engagement, management quality and ultimately HR effectiveness. If you have a high turnover of staff, it can be a big concern, and rightly so. But what can you do as a company director, department head
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Mentoring

Entrepreneurial Mentoring
Being an entrepreneur is all about risk taking. That is, in fact, the definition of it. And when you step into the unknown and take risks you will, likely, fail - several times over. That’s not said to scare you. As co-founder of PushFar, my third business venture, I know about failure. Failure can come in all shapes and sizes
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How Mentoring Can Help Your Workforce Engagement

Mentoring Employee Satisfaction
In a recent survey from Gallup, it was found that just 15% of the global workforce are engaged at work. That is a staggering 85% of the global workforce who are not enthusiastic about the work they are doing and who they are working for! If you are someone working in HR, recruitment, management or employee satisfaction
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Finding a New Job: The Ultimate Guide to Finding Jobs and Career Opportunities

Find Jobs
Job seeking. It’s something that almost all of us will have to do at some stage in our career. For most of us, we will go out and look for new jobs on several occasions throughout our professional lives. And it’s not uncommon for an individual to find themselves in a job and not really know exactly how they ended up in it either!
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