Nilesh is one of our most experienced mentors. With almost two years on the platforms, he has held dozens of mentees’ hands during their journey and knows exactly what it takes to break down a big goal in digestible pieces.
When choosing a mentor, you first need to ask yourself this one important question: What are the qualities of a good mentor for my specific needs?
Breaking into the design world can be a tricky business. Whether you are fresh out of grad school, or going for a career change later on in life, landing that first design job can sometimes feel like an insurmountable task.
What’s the difference between a teacher vs a mentor? Both may be related to personal development, but I’d argue that they are quite different.
Finding a UX mentor is one of the best ways to sharpen your design skills and speed up your progress. Having “been there and done that” before you, UX mentors use their professional experience to take you under their wing, put you through your paces, and answer any questions you have along the way.
Some of the best ideas — and most successful businesses — start off as side projects. But working on a side hustle requires time, effort and focus, and even market-defining innovations need a little help to get off the ground.
Similar to coaches (though not the same), mentors are a great way to sharpen your skills and add valuable knowledge to your repertoire.
For startups and entrepreneurs, the journey to growth can be a rocky one. When you work with people who have been there, done that, you can learn from their struggles and successes. That’s what makes mentorship so important — especially in startup culture.
Professionals and students who have lost their jobs are (understandably) experiencing a lot of uncertainty and panic when it comes to their employment prospects, especially for students who will be graduating during the coronavirus pandemic hit or people who have lost their job because of it, one thing is clear: Getting hired now isn’t going to be that easy.