5. Useful mentoring skills

The quality of the relationship between the mentor and mentee is fundamental to the success of the mentoring process, but this is something that can only be developed with time and effort. To help with this, there are a number of key skills that, as shown by ongoing research into the field of mentoring, it is useful for a mentor to be able to draw on to help facilitate and manage key areas of their mentor-mentee relationship, something that is considered in this section.

4. What makes a good mentor?

5.1 Communication skills