2018 Mentor-Match Program Kickoff Handouts
Mentor and Mentee Roles
“How to Be a Great Career Mentor in the Workplace” https://www.thebalancecareers.com/developing-and-serving-as-a-mentor-in-today-s-workplace-2275287
“Ten Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Mentor” https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/10-tips-getting-most-from-mentor
“A Modern Mentor is a Listener, Too” SOURCE: (The New York Times June 5, 2010) accessed 8/4/15 https://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/jobs/06career.html?_r=0
BLOG: Center for Mentoring Excellence at http://www.centerformentoring.com/blog covers a wide-variety of topics related to mentoring for both mentors and mentees.
Building and Developing Relationships
“20 Great Ideas for Work Mentoring Activities” https://resources.mentorloop.com/resources-for-mentors/20-great-ideas-for-mentoring-activities
“12 Keys to Being a Super Mentee (the kind of mentee every mentor loves)” https://www.inc.com/scott-mautz/12-keys-to-being-a-supermentee-the-kind-of-mentee-every-mentor-loves.html
“Top 10 Tips for being a Good Mentee” https://www.insala.com/Articles/top-10-tips-for-being-a-good-mentee.asp
“The Dos and Don’ts of Mentoring” https://www.forbes.com/sites/ianaltman/2017/09/12/the-dos-and-donts-of-mentoring/#3ebccaf3493c
“What the Best Mentors Do” https://hbr.org/2017/02/what-the-best-mentors-do
Chapter 7 – “Mentoring Up”: Learning to Manage Your Mentoring Relationships, by Steven Paul Lee, Richard McGee, Christine Pfund, and Janet Branchaw, in the book, The Mentoring Continuum – From Graduate School through Tenure, edited by Glenn Wright. Copyright © 2015 The Graduate School Press of Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244.
“Listening is Never Easy! Mentor Exercise” SOURCE: (Davidson College) accessed 8/3/15 Full Mentoring Workbook (PDF).
“Creating a New Mindset” SOURCE: (Emelo, R. T+D. January 2011 p. 44-49) accessed 8/4/15 https://www.td.org/Publications/Magazines/TD/TD-Archive/2011/01/Creating-a-New-Mindset-Guidelines-for-Mentorship-in-TodayS-Workplace
“Stages of a Mentoring Relationship” SOURCE: (Baylor University’s Community Mentoring for Adolescent Development 2004) accessed 8/4/15 http://www.mentoring.org/downloads/mentoring_428.pdf
“Making the most of mentors: A guide for mentees.” SOURCE: (Zerzan, J., Hess, R., Schur, E., Phillips, R., and Rigotti, N., Academic medicine: journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges., 02/2009; 84(1):140-4) accessed 8/4/15 https://journals.lww.com/academicmedicine/Abstract/2009/01000/Making_the_Most_of_Mentors__A_Guide_for_Mentees.37.aspx
BOOK SUGGESTION: Clutterbuck, D. and Ragins, B., (2002) Mentoring and Diversity: An International Perspective. Oxford: Elsevier. Some pages can be accessed here.
We also have copies available through the UW-System, for requesting these, please see http://www.library.wisc.edu/help/library-catalog-help/how-to-use-the-catalog/placing-requests/
Closure of Relationship or What Next?
Multiple articles on tips for mentors and mentees are available from the Center for Mentoring Excellence at https://www.centerformentoring.com/articles.
One recommended article from this source is:
“Mentors: Preparing for Closure” SOURCE: (Zachary L. and Fischler L., (2009). The Mentee’s Guide: Making Mentoring Work for You. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. pp. 99-103.) accessed from UW-Research Mentoring website on 8/4/15 https://ictr.wisc.edu/mentoring/mentors-closure-phase-resources/
UW Madison Mentoring Community of Practice (CoP)
A UW-Madison community resource focused on mentoring programs, the practice of mentoring, and a forum for professional and personal growth.
To join the CoP, please send a blank message to email@example.com.
Other Background Info
In the fall of 2014, the Academic Staff Mentoring Committee distributed a web-based survey to solicit input from the academic staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as to what kinds of mentoring activities and supports would be of interest.