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Mentors - questions about job shadowing

1. Describe what you might learn by job shadowing that will make you a stronger candidate to enter the business world.

2. Specify exactly what the process would be to find and shadow a mentor.

3. Discuss what skills a person needs to develop or further develop to be able to have a productive Mentor/Mentee relationship.

4. Explain how the experience of shadowing a mentor might impact professional, educational and personal development plans.

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Welcome to BrainMass! Below, I have answered questions adding some personal experiences for you to fully understand the impact of mentoring and job shadowing.

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short essay on mentors

1. Describe what you might learn by job shadowing that will make you a stronger candidate to enter the business world.

TFirst of all, job shadowing makes you a stronger candidate to enter the business world because it gives you work experience you would not normally learn in textbooks. It is best to be job shadowing someone who knows their job and their field. Although it is normally an unpaid experience, the benefits stay with you for a lifetime. It allows a student to see if that particular job would be of interest to them in future years and also gives the student experience as to what another person may be doing in that field. For a person "walking in the shoes" of the other person to give you a wealth of knowledge about a subject or in this case, a job. An example would be if you are an art student who is interested in graphic design and you get the opportunity to job shadow a graphic artist. This experience will give you knowledge you cannot possible get from a book. The job ...

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Mentors - job shadowing. Answers to questions about mentors and mentees in relation to job shadowing.

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