Complete Your Profile: Fill out your profile completely to enhance your suggested ProfessioNole Mentors
Check the Platform Regularly: Ensure you are checking the platform regularly to take full advantage of the program. New ProfessioNole Mentors are added frequently.
Personalize Your Approach: When reaching out to ProfessioNole Mentors, provide a customized brief message of why you are interested in connecting with them, and share a little bit about yourself.
Maintain Professional Communication: Be appropriate and professional in your communications with your ProfessioNole Mentor. Remember that these conversations are a reflection of your professional brand. Be courteous of your ProfessioNole Mentor's time and schedules when reaching out.
Follow Up: You get what you put into this mentoring relationship. Ensure you are following up with your ProfessioNole Mentor in a timely manner.
Build your Professional Network: Don't forget to connect with your mentor on other platforms such as LinkedIn.
Build Your Professional Brand: Keep a LinkedIn account, career portfolio and other platforms up-to-date and professional. Share highlights of your work in places your professional network can view them.
Express Appreciation: Always follow up after a conversation with your ProfessioNole Mentor to express appreciation for their time and guidance. Stay in touch afterwards to continue building your professional relationship.
For additional tips for maximizing your experience with ProfessioNole Mentors, please review the Student Mentee Guide