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Supervisory relationships are an important part of our work life. Sometimes, we can feel stuck when we experience conflict with our supervisors. There are a few ways to manage difficult relationships with the colleagues we to which we report.
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We are often told how important it is to find a mentor to help us navigate our professional lives. It may be beneficial to consider multiple mentors to provide diverse perspectives and expertise in different parts of our careers.
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Engaging in either role is satisfying and can enhance your career in many ways. Good experiences as a mentor or mentee can result in expanding your network, learning new ideas, and understanding what pitfalls to avoid.
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When looking for a mentor, don’t stop at a seasoned professor in your subject area. These tips for finding unconventional mentors on campus will set you up for success.
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Not sure if you really need a mentor? Having a mentor during your first year as a faculty member can have a lasting impression on both your professional and personal lives.

 
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