7 tips to become the best mentor you can be
Many firms routinely expect their senior professionals to mentor the more junior members of the firm, explains Heather Townsend.
Whether or not this is an optional role for you, it can impose considerable time demands on you, the mentor, for example one to two hours per month. This is non-chargeable time, for which you may not always receive credit. Before you say yes to the request to be a mentor, read our tips for mentors to make sure that both you and the mentee benefit from your relationship.
Find out how real accountants are getting hands-on help from more experienced practitioners on our mentoring project blog page.