Essay One: Mentee
The purpose of this essay is to discuss how I identify myself as an early careerist in understanding my goal of climbing a ladder in leadership, the reason I need mentoring and its importance, describing what my mentor does professionally, and his or her possessed traits and why is this important to me. I may say that a professional leadership is a combination of both theoretical and practical work-experience an individual achieves through education and hand-on practice in organizational daily activities to plan, execute, and implement. First and foremost, I will distinguish the two mutualistic terms: ...view middle of the document...
In this context, I consider myself as an earlier careerist after completing the program. Perhaps someday, I will get hired by a certain organization at junior position; despite the learning experience that I have acquired, I will surely expect to seek a mentor among seniors who have been in the organization for a longer time to direct me in the given job not only at a probationary period, but through the other time of the career process. “Mentoring is an individual process of taking a mentee under the mentor’s wing and personally helping the individual to succeed in a professional career” (Ledlow & Coppola, 2011).
The main reason I will like to get mentored is to make sure that I will be able to absorb and initialize the skills, knowledge, and the best practice needed in the organization. It is my privilege to be receptive and a willing participant; I will expect to grow and develop through a range of challenges to climb the ladder to reach the needed opportunities. In addition, I will assume a success if I share my personal information with the mentor according to his or her willful effort to advise me. Coppola said, “However, if I could make a favorable impression on young healthcare executives that resulted in a positive outcome in their careers down the road, that was my only personal motivation” (Ledlow & Coppola, 2011).