How to make career mentorship work for you

Career mentorship works best when there is buy-in from both an organisation and its employees, says talent strategist Tumi Seaketso.

Without structural support, workplace mentorship is less likely to succeed.

Read: Tips on how to ensure that your career is on the right track

Seaketso explains that an employee's professional development is beneficial to any organisation.

She advises that mentors and mentees have to establish their objectives and expectations from the onset.

Also read: 'It's not enough to just do the job' - Employee retention 101

It has to be done in a context that is supported by the organisation and the employees.

Tumi Seaketso, Director of Organisation Transformation & Talent at Deloitte Africa

For the organisation to succeed, it is key to make sure that the people have mentors.

Tumi Seaketso, Director of Organisation Transformation & Talent at Deloitte Africa

She offers her advice on how to identify mentors in the workplace and how to make the relationship work.

Listen to the insightful discussion during the World of Work feature:


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