ENGAGING WITH EMENTORING

Universities are increasingly supporting students through mentoring and technology, helping them gear up for employment and encouraging diversity in the workplace, reports Sophie Hurst Young people entering the world of work today have different expectations than earlier entrants. They are more used to technology and multitasking and they want interaction. Yet some things haven’t changed. Many Generation Y students and graduates are just as unsure of their career direction and/or ill-prepared for working as I was when I first left university. However, a sea change is underway. Increasingly, forward-thinking universities and professional bodies are using innovative support schemes featuring mentoring […]