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

2. Set concrete goals

How often should you meet? That's up to the two of you. If your mentor is a colleague, you may see him or her almost daily at work. You may not need to set up "meetings" at all. But for outside mentors, a monthly face-to-face session, supplemented by phone and e-mail contact, would be a good place to start.