Mentoring Resources & Articles

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

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Beginning Your Job Search: Tips to Find a Job Easily

Finding your Dream Job
Over 51% of American employees claim to be actively looking for a job. Finding a new job that offers more pay and better benefits is a lot harder than most people realise. Whether you are trying to make a move from your existing employer or you are unemployed looking for a job, you need to devise a plan of attack.
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8 Key Advantages to Working from Home

Remote Working
Having the option to work in the comfort of your own home, with your own routine, has become a happy alternative for many people in the last few years. For those starting their own business and those seeking out an alternative model to traditional working, working from home has a lot of benefits. Remote and home working can create vast financial savings for startups looking to avoid rent on physical space, and for those looking at lifestyles involving travel, remote working globally (thanks in no small part to the power of the internet) is perfect.
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Mentoring platform PushFar raises £250k Seed Round to support rapid growth

PushFar's Mentoring Software
Career progression platform PushFar has raised a £250k Seed Round from several private investors to bolster its sales and marketing output and hire additional team members. The career progression platform offers an easy and cost-effective way to setup, run and report on mentoring. Features include mentor matching, mentor relationship management and mentor reporting, but the platform goes much further than mentoring alone by helping individuals and organisations across all aspects of career progression.
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6 Top Tips When Working from Home is the Only Option

Working from Home
It’s fair to say that contemporary life has accelerated since the advent of the internet. This, combined with the advance of globalisation, and the continual use of technology have both become irreplaceable to our routine. These factors have all transformed the way we live our lives professionally and personally. Among these changes comes the option for working from home, in which you can be working as a freelancer, developing your own business
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Change Your Mindset: The Way You Make Decisions

Decision Making
The power of the decision making is a highly-important factor in transforming the entire situation you are going through, at any given time. Making decisions is an action and attitude which predominates our lives from a very young age. Maybe that's why, when we realise how important it is to make a decision, we simply stop, from fear, insecurity and ultimately create further indecision?
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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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