Mentoring Resources & Articles

The latest on mentoring guidelines, news and mentoring software updates from PushFar.

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The Importance of Reading – 5 Key Benefits and 5 Recommended Books

A woman reading a book on her bed
Books, ebooks, newspapers or magazines, no matter which ones you decide to immerse yourself in, the simple act of reading is one of the most effective and accessible opportunities for both personal and professional development. It is through reading that one can disconnect from the real world, breaks the boundaries of the imagination, and discovers new universes, without having to go anywhere
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The Importance of Generating a Positive Personal Experience

Customer Experience
Whether entering a new mentoring relationship, signing contracts, closing a deal, networking at a professional event or as an organisation providing customer service, if you can create and generate a positive experience, it will help everyone, significantly. Thinking about a customer's experience means paying attention
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Is Reverse Mentoring for You?

Reverse Mentoring
We all know that mentoring is one of the most flexible, cost effective one- to- one methods for enabling personal development, particularly in the context of being a platform and enabler for career growth. Classically the younger or less experienced mentee seeks advice, and a reflective space to discuss their career goals with a mentor, who is
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Building a Construction Mentorship Programme: Top Tips for Contractors

Mentoring in the Construction Industry
The greatest asset of a construction company is its workforce. The competency of a construction firm’s employees is a huge competitive advantage, especially when bidding for contracts. Unfortunately, not a lot of companies are too keen to invest in attracting fresh talent, cultivating employees’ skills, and making them feel that they are key to fulfilling their companies’ mission
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The True Value of Diversity and Equality in Organisations

Diversity and Equality
Promoting equality and diversity, in all social and economic activities, should now be a no-brainer. Organisations are continuing to engage with diversity and inclusion (which is fantastic), but it is important to remember ‘why’ and what the true value of this is. In addition to strengthening organisational success, boosting business and promoting longer-term sustainable development, engaging with diversity
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10 Platforms of Courses to Help You to Upskill Yourself

Upskill Yourself
Continual development and knowledge-expansion are essential to professionals who wish to remain at the forefront of their industries and organisations. Investing in training will not only help you to ensure you stay where you need to be but bring additional opportunities to learning new strategies and market trends. The working world, in all industries, is constantly changing, and upskilling
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Beginning Your Job Search: Tips to Find a Job Easily

Finding your Dream Job
Over 51% of American employees claim to be actively looking for a job. Finding a new job that offers more pay and better benefits is a lot harder than most people realise. Whether you are trying to make a move from your existing employer or you are unemployed looking for a job, you need to devise a plan of attack.
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8 Key Advantages to Working from Home

Remote Working
Having the option to work in the comfort of your own home, with your own routine, has become a happy alternative for many people in the last few years. For those starting their own business and those seeking out an alternative model to traditional working, working from home has a lot of benefits. Remote and home working can create vast financial savings for startups looking to avoid rent on physical space, and for those looking at lifestyles involving travel, remote working globally (thanks in no small part to the power of the internet) is perfect.
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Mentoring platform PushFar raises £250k Seed Round to support rapid growth

PushFar's Mentoring Software
Career progression platform PushFar has raised a £250k Seed Round from several private investors to bolster its sales and marketing output and hire additional team members. The career progression platform offers an easy and cost-effective way to setup, run and report on mentoring. Features include mentor matching, mentor relationship management and mentor reporting, but the platform goes much further than mentoring alone by helping individuals and organisations across all aspects of career progression.
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6 Top Tips When Working from Home is the Only Option

Working from Home
It’s fair to say that contemporary life has accelerated since the advent of the internet. This, combined with the advance of globalisation, and the continual use of technology have both become irreplaceable to our routine. These factors have all transformed the way we live our lives professionally and personally. Among these changes comes the option for working from home, in which you can be working as a freelancer, developing your own business
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