Many professionals at every level of their career don’t rely on mentors to get experienced advice. This article from The Fast Company shows how developing relationships with multiple advisers can provide you an unbiased opinion and may give you the reality check you may need to improve your career.
Studies show that good mentoring can lead to greater career success, including promotions, raises, and increased opportunities. Mentors provide you with the opportunity to ask the questions you may be afraid to ask your boss and can offer hard feedback when needed. They also help you gain perspective on a challenging situation by encouraging you to focus on your entire career, not only your current job.