7 Ways to Be a Great Construction, Engineering, or Environmental Mentor
Young professionals in the construction, engineering, and environmental industries who are serious about rising to the top of the profession will seek a mentor to guide them through their education and early career. A good mentor can provide insight into the industry and help these young professionals find the opportunities that will develop their skills and expertise. This article speaks specifically about the importance of mentoring in the construction industry, and why it's critical "... to invest more heavily in the success of the youngest ones among us-personal, one-on-one mentoring... to identify potential and encourage professional development." The author shares how the one-on-one attention he received throughout his career brought him to where he is today. In this interview, a construction project manager says that mentoring was key to keeping her in the industry, and she suggests it as a method of retaining top talent.