Informal mentors increase help-seeking behavior in young male apprentices



Corney, T., & du Plessis, K. (2016) Apprentices’ mentoring relationships: The role of ‘significant others’ and supportive relationships across the work-life domain. Youth Studies Australia, 29 (3), 18-26.


The workplace and vocational training setting can be a … Read the rest

Research illuminates important factors in informal mentoring relationships

bird-feeder-1673849_1280Meltzer, A., Muir, K., & Craig, L. (2016). Being trusted: The perspectives of trusted adults about engaging with young people. Children and Youth Services Review63, 58-66.


Summarized by Rachel Rubin



As young people move … Read the rest

Soledad O’Brien: “A mentor helps you look at your life from 35,000 feet”

wing-238469_1280Written by Tanisha Love Ramirez, The Huffington Post


Soledad O’Brien had many great mentors throughout her life and career ― now, she wants to pay it forward.

The award-winning journalist spoke with The Huffington Post recently about her role … Read the rest