#SplunkWiT blogs: Key Relationships to Drive Your Career

Oprah Winfrey – Maya Angelou
Yves St Laurent – Christian Dior
Mark Zuckerberg – Steve Jobs
Henry David Thoreau – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sheryl Sandberg – Larry Summers

These are just a few examples of some famous mentee – mentor relationships. When you read about the careers of famous leaders and innovators, you often learn about the significant impact a mentor had on the mentee’s career. Modern media even praises the role of mentors with TV shows like The Voice built around this concept.

A well-constructed mentor relationship provides a mentee with valuable career advice to navigate complex environments and tackle specific challenges. In spite of this, recent studies have shown that even though women have the same number of …

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