What are the benefits of Mentoring?

There are huge benefits to be gained by both sides of the mentoring relationship from both the mentee and the mentor, we've taken a look at just a few below.

For the Mentee:

  • Provides impartial advice and encouragement
  • Develops a supportive relationship
  • Assists with problem solving
  • Improves self-confidence
  • Offers professional development
  • Encourages reflection on practice


For the Mentor:

  • Opportunity to reflect on own practice
  • Enhances job satisfaction
  • Develops professional relationships
  • Enhances peer recognition
  • It uses your experience, making it available to a new person
  • It widens your understanding of the organisation and the way it works
  • It enables you to practice interpersonal skills
  • It provides personal satisfaction through supporting the development of others

If you're interested in finding a mentor or becoming a mentor yourself then sign up to IOEE Membership today where you can search organically via our Mentor Directory. Join here.