MENTORING FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
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Mentoring FAQ (frequently asked questions) are addressed for anyone who wants to learn more about what it means to be a Mentor at Career Redo.

Career Redo connects individuals, who are interested in learning more about their desired career field, with people who have actually worked in that field.  Our Clients get to ask questions directly to their Mentors during affordable one-hour sessions to gain more detailed knowledge of that field.  These can take place over the telephone, videoconference such as Skype ™ or in some cases, in-person.

Career Redo desires to help people in their quest for the career that they love by providing information directly from experienced individuals who want to share their knowledge.

As a Mentor, you will provide insight in many areas of the desired career field of your Client.  You may consider this the most valuable time spent in helping others in their quest for a new life.

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding what it means to be a Career Redo Mentor.  We hope these mentoring FAQ provide the answers you are looking for.  If not, please let us know.



MENTORING FAQ - Part 1

1.  What are the qualifications to be a Career Redo Mentor?

The characteristics and items we are looking for are the following:

  • Desire to share with others your knowledge and experience in your career field. This includes how and why some people succeed and others fail.  Have at least three (3) years experience in your career field.
  • Capable of speaking with your Clients via telephone or videoconference hourly mentoring sessions.  On-site mentoring session may be possible upon Mentor’s election.
  • Willing to agree to Career Redo’s Mentor Terms of Service.


2.  What are the reasons to become a Career Redo Mentor?

The primary reasons are:

  • To earn additional income.
  • To help individuals reach their goal of changing careers for a better life.
  • To improve your stature in your chosen career field.


3. What methods are set up to communicate with my Clients?

You have three (3) possibilities to communicate with your Client.

  • Telephone by way of mobile phone, landline or voice-only Skype.
  • Videoconference by way of Skype, FaceTime (for Apple users) or any other method agreed to by the parties.
  • On-site in-person meetings at a selection determined by the you and your Client.  This could include the your place of business.  This would most likely apply to certain applicable situations at your election.

When a Client selects you, Career Redo will notify you by email with the email address of your prospective Client. You contact your Client to arrange an agreeable date/time and method of communication for their session.


4. How does the process work to get a session scheduled with my Client?

The process works in this manner:

  • The Client locates your dedicated page by searching for the career field in which they have an interest.  They view your dedicated page to learn more about you, your background and experience. 
  • The Client clicks the green “Reserve a Mentor” button which takes them to a “Mentor Reservation” form on a new page.
  • They fill in the form and select you as Mentor by name on the drop down list.
  • They send it in to Career Redo.
  • Career Redo notifies you by email that you have been selected by a Client.
  • You contact the Client within 72 hours to communicate by email on the best date and time for your session.


5. Are my email, phone number or Skype address shared with anyone?

Only your email address is required by Career Redo in order to alert you when you have been selected as a Mentor by your prospective Client.  It is up to you to determine what information, such as your telephone number, Skype ID or FaceTime address, that you share with your Client.

6. How is the pricing established for my services?

The pricing for your services  is determined by you.  Career Redo will post on its website the price that you provide.  You may change your pricing at any time by notifying Career Redo by email.  There is no deduction of a payment processing fee by Career Redo, since your Client pays you directly.  Career Redo does charge you a referral fee after your Client has paid you in return for locating, attracting, and referring the Client to you.


MENTORING FAQ - Part 2

7. Who pays me for my services to the Client?

Your Client pays you directly once you invoice them after they schedule a session and prior to the start of your session.

8. What can I earn by being a Career Redo Mentor?

There is no limit set for your earnings.  You may market yourself in any format you choose to increase the chances of someone learning about you and scheduling a mentoring session.  You may use social media or other marketing approaches. Note that we will consider listing you as a Career Redo Mentor even if you elect not to charge for your services.


9.  How does Career Redo make money on this program?

Career Redo charges a referral fee equal to a specified percentage of the total amount which you charge your Client as set forth in the Mentor Terms of Service.  You will received an invoice from Career Redo after you have invoiced your Client for the scheduled session.  The referral fee is charged for locating, attracting, and referring the Client to you.

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10. Can I adjust my biographical and background information on my dedicated page as posed on Career Redo?

Yes.  At any time you desire, you may provide Career Redo with changes or additions to the write-up on you dedicated page.  You may also provide additional photos, images, videos or podcasts that you desire to have placed on your dedicated page.  All additions are subject to approval by Career Redo.


11. Will my Clients be able to provide feedback to Career Redo on my services?

Yes.  In fact, we encourage comments and feedback regarding each Mentor’s performance and experience on Career Redo.


12. Is it required that I agree to some Terms and Conditions?

Yes.  You need to agree to our Mentor Terms of Service upon your application to be a Career Redo Mentor.


13. If I am a business owner and a prospective Client wants to start a business in my hometown, do I have to agree to mentor this Client?

If you have a prospective Client who you feel may become a direct competitor, then you could suggest they search for a Mentor located in another city.  Most everyone will understand that situation.


14 . How is it handled if I am late for a session or my Client is late?

If you are going to be late, you should let your Client know ahead of time.  A few minutes tardiness could probably be handled by both individuals.  Both parties should use good sense and be accommodating.  The Client should not be charged any Cancellation Fees due to your absences.  The Cancellation Fees for you or a Client cancelling a session are set forth on our Career Change Mentor page under Career Change Mentor Program Reservation Rules and Requirements section.

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MENTORING FAQ - PART 3

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15. Can I continue to use Career Redo to add additional sessions with my Client after my initial session?

Yes, indeed.  Should your Client desire addition time with you, please advise Career Redo via email or our Contact Us page.  We want your relationship with your Client to flourish.


16. Is this mentoring session like life coaching, executive coaching or career coaching?

No way.  As a Career Redo Mentor, you will convey the overview and details of the career field in which your Clients are interested.  You have seen people fail and people succeed.  You have the background and experience in your career field.  You should convey that to the Client.  You are not expected to provide life guidance like a career or life coach.  Those type coaches don’t really know the details of your desired career.  You do.


17. Can life coaches, career coaches or consultants be Career Redo Mentors?

Our approach is to provide information and guidance to a Client on the elements of their desired career.  It is not to provide charged services for career coaching or life coaching.  Respectfully, we do not set up these individuals as Career Redo Mentors.  We do offer the opportunity for coaches and consultants to advertise or sponsor on Career Redo.  To get more information on this matter, please email us at info@careerredo.com to begin the conversation.


18. Do you have specific system requirements to use Career Redo?

  • When using your personal mobile phone, you may use its speakers and the Skype app. 
  • For use with your computer, Skype can utilize its microphone and speakers.
  • For a videoconference, you should use videoconferencing software, such as Skype (Download Skype here).  
  • Most commonly used browsers will work fine with Career Redo.  It is best to keep them updated to the latest version.  Should you have any difficulty, please contact us.

19. What steps do I need to take if I am not a high-tech person?

We suggest that you select a phone session with landline or mobile phone.  Other options available are a Skype session using the voice only method. You may also choose to utilize the videoconference method using Skype, FaceTime or other services.  After your initial contact with your Client, you can discuss to determine the method with which you are most comfortable.  You can download Skype right here.


20. What other questions do you have that we may add to the Mentoring FAQ?  

Please email us at info@careerredo.com.


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