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Here are the dangers of having a mentor instead of a sponsor at work

Mentorships have become a key strategy for companies trying to get more women into senior positions. A mentor is someone more senior than you nurtures your talents, gives you tips on how to succeed, and gives you constructive advice on how to improve your chances of getting a seat at the top table. But while mentorships are serving a purpose, one of the world's leading experts on hiring and company talent warned that there is too much focus on mentorship and not enough on sponsorship — someone who is at a decision-making stage at a company that can actively vouch for you for promotion.
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