What’s inside Together Platform Reverse Engineering Mentoring Meeting Template:
1Career history 📜
Break the ice by sharing your professional journey.
- What sparked your interest growing up in becoming an engineer?
- What part of engineering are you most passionate about?
- What are you most proud of in your career?
- Did you think this is where you would end up?
- What helped you get to the position you have today?
Discuss the following topics below to learn about each other’s perspectives.
- Workplace biases
- Your unique perspective on work
- How to deal with change
- Learning new skills
3Senior engineer asks junior engineer 🗣️
Discuss any of the questions below with the junior engineer.
- What has been your experience as an engineer today?
- How do you feel about changes going on in our industry or business?
- How do you see your generation as different from others?
- What is engineer leadership missing in their decision-making?
- How can senior leaders connect more with junior engineers on the front lines?
- What barriers or opportunities do you experience with advancement?
4Junior engineer asks senior engineer 🗣️
Discuss any of the questions below with the senior engineer.
- What conflicts have you experienced while working with people older or younger than you?
- How do you feel about change? Does it excite or scare you?
- Do you think you’ll need to learn new skills in the next two to five years? If so, what will they be?
- How do you approach learning in the workplace? Is it a luxury or a priority?
- Do you have a plan or goals for your career? Do you think they will change?
Learn how to overcome setbacks by discussing the list of questions below:
- What setbacks have you faced in your career?
- How did you work through the setbacks you faced?
- What did you learn coming out of a challenging period?
- Who helped you during these setbacks?
- How did you keep a cool head during this experience?
- What current challenges are you facing at work?
- How did you overcome or work through these challenges?
- Did/do you have outside support to overcome these obstacles, or were/are you on your own?