Noelle Iles is Head of Business Development for Executive Search at Talentnet Corporation, a 360-degree HR company. She holds a BA in International Relations and 20 years’ experience in corporate training, international marketing and business development in the Asia-Pacific region. Contact talentnet.vn or firstname.lastname@example.org
Programmes where a senior company figure mentors their staff are quite common in the west, but less so in Vietnam. The aim of mentoring programmes is to encourage knowledge transfer by way of sharing professional nuggets of information and advice, which help the employee grow professionally and develop their career.
If you’ve been in a steady job with the same company for several years, chances are you do not have a clear and up-to-date idea of your relative professional value within your industry.