Mentoring

“Their Shared knowledge made them wise


Their wisdom made them successful” 

AIM:   Promote professional development among staff entering the workforce and provide opportunities for a career path within the Transport Industry.

PROCESS:   Match young/entry level staff with a mentor from a different department/company they are working in.  This will allow exposure to other areas of the business and provides an independent view to any problems or issues the mentees may have.

REQUIREMENTS

Companies/Organisations

  • Give opportunity for Mentors/Mentees to spend time up to an hour together per week
  • Provide assistance and encouragement for trainees to complete their studies
Mentors
  • Be prepared to spend time with Mentees (suggest one hour per week)
  • Assist Mentees in professional development
  • Make contact with Mentees each week and be approachable for Mentees to discuss any problems they may have.
Mentees
  • Be committed to Buddy program
  • Complete tasks/goals with agreed timeframe
  • Make contact with your mentor as required (suggest minimum one hour per week)
DESIRED OUTCOME
  • Potential professional development for all parties involved
  • Junior to have a professional approach towards their work and career
  • Stronger understanding and commitment towards their work and business and industry
  • Increased knowledge base between workforce generations
  • Magnify role models with the transport industry
  • Leadership development
“Wherever there are beginners and experts old and young, there is some kind of learning going on, and some sort of teaching.  We are all pupils and teachers”