Traditionally, mentoring has been defined as a relationship between a young adult and an older, more experienced adult who helps the younger individual learn to navigate in the adult world and the world of work. Similarly, it has been understood as a relationship between a child or adolescent and a teacher, counselor, or other authority figure in an educational or community setting, although mentoring is often now embedded in a career context and enables individuals to do things they thought they could not do. In our modern world, the demands on individuals to learn, grow, and adapt to changing circumstances are ever increasing, and mentoring has become an essential resource for people as they aim to be effective at work and to maintain well-being in ...

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