Mentoring: A Newcomer's Perspective

schedule Jul 19th 02:15 - 02:45 PM place EN 308 (C40) people 11 Interested

How do we make an impact to the starters in our field regardless of your position in the industry? Let’s put ourselves in the shoes of a newcomer and explore mentoring from a different perspective.

Coming from being a part of an 18 month Graduate Program position at REA Group, my peers and I have been fortunate enough to find ourselves in an environment where mentoring and pairing is a big part of the culture. This talk is designed to give the attendees an insight on what a diverse range of mentees actually wish and crave for, to empower people to mentor and help shape the future of tech.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

1. Story of my journey : Learning technology coming from a zero-tech background whilst living in the Philippines, now a Systems Engineer at REA Group.2. Challenges newcomers faces until somebody decides to give a helping hand

2. Explore the difference when you have a mentor

3. Discussing different Mentoring styles

4. How you, whatever your position is in the industry can help create a better mentoring culture in your workplace

5. Questions

Learning Outcome

People will have a better understanding of what mentoring really is about, and will hopefully get encouraged to put their foot forward and help shape a better learning environment in both the community and in their workplaces.

Target Audience

Anyone in the tech community

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