Resources for participants
Below are session topic readings for the Women’s Mentoring Programme. These links are freely available web material unless stated.
1. Making a great first impression
2. Working with a mentor
- 10 Questions to Consider When Working With a Business Mentor – Entrepreneur
- How A Mentor Can Help Your Career – Forbes
- Find and Work With a Mentor – Alberta Learning Information Service
- Top 10 Qualities of a Good Mentor – Franchise Growth Partners
- Mentoring in a Nutshell (498.4 kB, PDF)
4. Building your own brand
5. Being resilient
- Developing Resilience: Overcoming and Growing From Setbacks – Mindtools
- How Resilience Works – Harvard Business Review
6. Learning the job
- Tips For Young Professionals Starting a New Job – Forbes
- 19 Tips for Making a Great Impression at Your New Job – LiveCareer
- Starting a new job? Here's a few tips for those first few months – Living Moxie
- 10 Tips for Adjusting to New Surroundings – Huffington Post
7. Building rapport
8. Work-life balance
- Arianna Huffington On The Struggle To Find Work-Life Balance – Fast Company
- Nigel Marsh: How to make work-life balance work – TED video
- Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life – Harvard Business Review
- Time Management: Tips To Better Manage Your Life – Forbes
- 30 Time Management Tips for Work-Life Balance – Forbes
9. Dealing with conflict
- How to be Assertive: Asking for What You Want Firmly and Fairly – Mindtools
- Why Confidence Is So Important (And How To Improve Yours) – Lifehacker
- 7 Steps to Positive Assertiveness – Donna Schilder
- One Woman's Advice to Another: It's Always Time to Speak Your Mind – Knowledge@Wharton
You can browse the General Library shelves at 658.312 for books on mentoring.
Use the subject heading “Mentoring in Business” in Library Catalogue to find library books.
Books and articles in the Library databases are also available to enrolled students and staff using netaccountID and password to access.