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Done correctly, the mentee experience can radically advance your career and change your life. The mentee typically has the most to gain from the relationship, and the mentee can benefit the most by being bold in conversations with their mentor. eMentorConnect offers this first of...

Many HR managers across the country are bearing the brunt of a business environment driven by historically low unemployment. The dismaying lack of qualified candidates has prompted a broader search to some pretty unlikely places, including prison. The scramble for new talent, coupled with the...

How ‘on demand’ mentoring combines speed and knowledge to build a positive work environment We’re now in an ‘on demand’ world. All the information ever created is now just a few taps away, appearing in your hand when you need it. That’s great news when you want...

I recently started a new job, and it’s my dream job. When discussing my killer new role with a couple friends over a celebratory happy hour, one asked if I had a mentor at my new job. I realized that not only do I not...

I recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal which shed light on the reality of the way people feel about networking. The conclusion was that many people feel inauthentic, taxed and overall “icky” about the whole process. Those trying to move up and...

Technology continues to advance at an exponential rate, and businesses are struggling to keep up. One way to stay relevant in a crowded, sophisticated marketplace is to employ workers who can emulate the dizzying pace of progress. That isn’t as difficult as it sounds. It...

Loneliness is a modern-day epidemic with a significant business impact, costing countries like the U.K. and the U.S. billions of dollars per year. Lonely workers voluntarily change jobs more often, experience less career satisfaction, receive fewer promotions, and perform more poorly than their peers, according...

I cannot tell you how many times I have been mixing drinks at work and a customer has leaned over the bar and inquired, “did you go to bartending school? Where did you learn to do that?” I can never keep myself from smiling at this....