Mentoring potentially benefits both mentor and mentee and therefore the College.

Benefits

Benefits for the mentee include

  • Increased self-awareness, motivation and confidence
  • Greater clarity of purpose and productivity
  • Increased organisational knowledge and know-how
  • Improved skills
  • Focus and preparation for the future and career aspirations

Benefits for the mentor include

  • New perspectives
  • Keeping in touch with the realities and challenges facing junior staff
  • Development of inter-personal skills
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Contribution to wider departmental/institutional goals

Benefits to the College include

Increased job satisfaction and retention of talented people
Increased productivity
Improved staff engagement