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Description: It’s an appealing prospect for a new graduate: having a mentor to help guide you in important decisions for your career. IBM’s talent acquisition manager Bridget King spoke recently about her tips for making these relationships successful ones. She offers four points on how to proceed with your mentor, including being curious.

Date:  November 26, 2020

Source:  globeandmail.com

 Link: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/careers/career-advice/article-four-tips-for-both-mentees-and-mentors/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Top%20Business%20Headlines&utm_content=2020-11-28_7&utm_term=&utm_campaign=newsletter&cu_id=hqdudQDKX1hVyFVKvyr3ag%3D%3D

Discussion points:

1) As you look towards graduation, have you thought about the idea of a mentor? What qualities would you be looking for?

2) Does your university offer career preparation advice? Does this include advice on finding a mentor?

3) Chapter 1 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making talks about a number of famous Canadian accountants such as Senator Elizabeth Marshall, Sabrina Geremia of Google Canada, and Joe Resnick, an agent for a number of NHL players. Do some reseaerch on one of these names or others on page 1-2 to see what they have accomplished in their careers.

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