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The 3 Types Of Mentors You Need

This article by Ryan Kahn was originally posted on Life Lanes

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When you’re looking for a job you’ll need all the help you can get, no matter what level of experience you have. While an insider with the hiring manager’s ear would be a huge advantage, that scenario isn’t too likely. But you will need help from another kind of insider: a mentor.

 

I know what you’re thinking. How can you find a mentor if you don’t already have a job? That’s the good news. Mentors are everywhere—if you know where to look. Here are the three types of mentors you’ll need:

 

1. The trusted source

Some of the most powerful mentors you’ll ever have are the ones you’ve already had. Did you ever have your very own Jedi Master Yoda? Of course you did—it was your favorite teacher.

 

I know you’ve had some amazing instructors along the way that changed the way you looked at learning and at life. And who better to help guide you once again? Teachers have a natural ability to mentor and advise, and trust me, when you’re trying to land a gig, you’ll need all the advice you can get. What better way to thank a great teacher than to ask them for guidance later on in your life as an adult?

 

Read the full article at: http://lifelanes.progressive.com/the-3-types-of-mentors-you-need/