Mentoring Program - Mentee center

MENTEE STEPS TO DEVELOPING A GREAT PLAN

Reflection

  • What do I want to achieve in my career?
  • Where am I now?
  • Where do I want to be next?
  • What skills and experiences do I need to get to the next step?

Self - Assessment

  • What do I see as my strengths?
  • What do I see as my weaknesses or areas for improvement?

Seeking Feedback

  • What do others see as my strengths?
  • What do others see as my weaknesses or areas for improvement?
  • Look for everyday opportunities
  • Ask peers and leaders
  • Ask someone close to you

Plan for Action

  • Should I develop my strengths, weaknesses or both?
  • What are my priority areas?
  • What do I want to achieve in each area?
  • If I moved forward in each area, how would I know?

Putting Together Your Plan
Make sure your objectives are SMART!

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Actionable
  • Realistic
  • Time Bound

Tips When Getting Feedback:

  • Don’t be on the defensive
  • Be receptive to suggestions
  • Reserve your emotional response
  • Keep it professional
  • Make sure to say Thank you