Mentor Me: 5 Ways to Make this Free Training Pay Off

These days when job security is not necessarily a given, many workers are taking advantage of mentoring, a valuable -- and free -- training tool. And no wonder: According to Randi Bussin, a career coach in Belmont, Mass., "it's a no-brainer for lifetime career development."

Wherever you are in your career, a mentor can be an invaluable guide. Here are some tips for finding one and making the relationship work.