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1Career Connection: Socialization and MentoringNameMGT/312Oct 8th, 2018Teachers Name
2Career Connection: Socialization and MentoringFirst, let’s define socialization, it is having the knowledge, values, norms, behaviorsand social skills to perform as an employee of an organization.When an employee possessesthese type of skills and abilities, they are confident of advancing their careers within theorganization.Mentoring on the other hand, it is giving advice, counsel and guidance to employees withless experience.A mentor aids in the development of employees to form a network wheretheir life guides them to achievable goals and takes away the struggles of any obstacles thatmay come their way.Socialization and MentoringSocialization and mentoring are two key elements that may help build a foundation toacquire social knowledge and skills to help career development. A mentor is someone whoagrees to share their skills, knowledge, expertise, and professional contacts with
3you. Mentors can help you set career goals, resolve difficult problems, and makesound career decisions. It provides employees with the skills and customs necessary forparticipating within the corporate culture and increases motivation.Generally, socialization shapes the way employees view teamwork, work habits and thesharing of information, which are all important factors for a small businessSlide 3Becoming gainfully employed is supported by a senior employee to orient the employee tothe organization.Understanding the realities about the organization and the new job thatchange is imminent.The current employees carve new career paths for incoming employees.Learning the organization through orientation, training and on-boarding programs.Having aclear understanding of roles and mastering them to be compensated for your abilities andskillsets.Socialized over time with help from experienced employees.Slide 4“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but onbuilding the new.”Socrates Mentoring consist of a relationship between two or moreemployees.The mentor helps guides the mentee insight to help them to have successfulcareers.In an organization mentoring is very important to help steer employees in theiradvancement of their careers.Slide 5How can Socialization and Mentoring be used to Advance a Career Developformal/informal relationships; Provides direction for Career Advancement; ObtainKnowledge from seasoned Professionals. Mentoring contributes to creating a sense ofoneness by promoting the acceptance of the organization’s core values throughout the
4organization. The socialization aspect of mentoring also promotes a sense of membership.

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