When it comes to your career, it's helpful to have the guidance of people around you, and it's even better to have the support of people who speak up on your behalf. In this episode, Susan and Alyssa are joined by Trish Foster, Senior Program Director, Center for Women and Business, explain what mentors and sponsors do, why you need one of each, and what to do if someone asks you to be one.
This episode's burning question:
What is the difference between a mentor and a sponsor?
Career tips from this episode:
- How to find someone to be your mentor/sponsor
- What to do if your mentor/sponsor is too swamped to take you on
- How to help when someone asks you to be their mentor/sponsor