Mentoring Resources & Articles

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

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PushFar provides a wealth of mentoring, coaching and learning resources, alongside our software, to help both participants and program managers to make the most of mentoring and coaching programs. On our mentoring platform we also include training videos and regularly host mentoring training webinars.
Guidelines for Mentees

Mentee Guidelines

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Guidelines for Mentors

Mentor Guidelines

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The ultimate guide to mentoring

The Ultimate Guide

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The benefits of mentoring

Benefits of Mentoring

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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion

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Most Recent Articles

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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5 Reasons Why Students on Technology-Focused Courses Should Have a Mentor

Technology Students
We live in a fast-paced, quickly adapting and progressing world, and this is particularly true of the technology industry. Few industries move at such speeds and drive fundamental changes impacting all industries, as that of technology. Keeping up with technological advances, improvements and ultimately positioning yourself
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Why Mentoring is Key in Global Mobility

Finding a Mentor
In a recent survey from BGRS, the third most challenging factor for the Globally Mobility industry in managing Assignments, after compliance and cost containment, was ‘Assignee and Family Adjustment’. I can understand why. For employees travelling to new locations, there are often steep learning curves and vast adjustments
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