Mentorship, Career Development & Coaching.

The ins-and-outs of building a career in tech, gaining experience from a mentor, and getting your feet with with coaching.

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From Professional Basketball to Cybersecurity

For close to a decade, Ryan Wilson was a professional basketball player all around Europe. After a long career on the court – last at the Manchester Giants – the now-retired player had to look into his future career prospects, and found a new passion in hacking and cybersecurity. How he made the switch, and how a MentorCruise mentor helped him with that.

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5 actionable tips to make mentorships work out

Bringing together a mentor and a mentee is hard, but it’s even harder to make sure that a mentorship can work out over a longer period time. Over the months, we’ve collected a few tips on how to make mentorships work out, and we hope you can learn from them.

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What a career mentor can do for you, and how to get one

Helping people grow is what we like to do. People on MentorCruise use their mentor for a vast variety of things. The most popular direction: Career mentorship. In this post, we are outlining what a career mentor can do for you, and finally – how to get one.

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How to become a self-taught Data Scientist

Data Science is one of the most trending career paths right now, but it’s also one of the most competitive ones to get into. With hundreds of master students and PhDs entering the workforce every year, career changers and starters may get discouraged.

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Five Upcoming JavaScript Libraries to contribute to in 2019

Open-Source code gets pushed every single day. In some cases, code is so useful to others, that the project gains popularity and evolves into a useful library, used by many others. In this article, we handpicked a few exciting, fast growing JavaScript Libraries of this year. We did this before for Python - check it out if you haven’t already.

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The most exciting upcoming Python Libraries of 2019

Open-Source code gets pushed every single day. In some cases, code is so useful to others, that the project gains a certain popularity. In this article, we handpicked a few of the most exciting, fast growing Python Libraries of this year.

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Getting a Mentor: Is it Worth It?

I’ve learned a lot in the last year. In April 2018 I coded a small project called “MentorCruise”. Since then, 130 mentors have registered, 400 mentorships were formed and 2,000 people signed up. Time to look back.

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How we measure mentorship success

If you form a formal mentorship, it’s in the interest of everyone to track, measure and ensure mentorship success. But how can it be done?

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The benefits of formal mentorship

Since early last year, I’ve been running a global mentorship platform called MentorCruise. What started as a small experiment a year ago, has grown into a go-to source when it comes to tech mentorship, with over 120 available mentors that have actively helped over 300 people last year.

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How to find a mentor for longterm success

The beauty of the MentorCruise is that our mentorship isn’t done in sessions. You pay a weekly price - but we’re set up to form mentorship relations that last for months and even years.

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